The Northerner

New residence hall adds creative twist to on-campus living

New residence hall adds creative twist to on-campus living
May 1, 2014

In Fall 2014, residents of University Housing will be able to take part in an entirely new living experience. Northern Terrace will boast the campus' first open-concept dorm with an expansive space to...

How NKU changed my life

Stephen Wilder
May 1, 2014

I have always dreaded writing my farewell to NKU and The Northerner because I knew it meant this amazing era in my life would come to an end. Although saying goodbye is inevitably sad, I am ready to focus...

Geese at NKU: Beautiful birds or invasive infiltrators?

May 1, 2014

Geese can be seen strolling through campus enjoying the weather much like students do. Whether the geese are a problem or not to NKU, staff has different opinions. Geese, ducks, raccoons, possums, skunks...

Hard work is the key to confidence

Hard work is the key to confidence
April 28, 2014

Most college students spend their summers lounging by the pool working on their tans or serving fast food to annoying children. That was never me. Even though I am an aspiring writer, I got my tan...

NKU around the world

NKU around the world
April 24, 2014

¡Hola!, Guten Tag, Nǐ Hǎo, Bonjour, Annyeong and Hej! These greetings are all in languages that are spoken in some of the countries Northern Kentucky University has an exchange agreement with. This...

Norse Commons employee deserves a ‘Pat’ on the back

From left to right Matt Hepner, Mary Pat, Emily Ries, and Taylor Dwyer throw their Norse Up in Norse Commons.
April 24, 2014

In Callahan Hall’s white walled residential dining hall, Callahan Bistro, numerous conversations float around the room and silverware clicks against plates. Some students read quietly or look at their...

“Closure” to Scott Eaton investigation

President Geoffrey Mearns speaks at a press conference regarding the
April 17, 2014

Former NKU athletic director Scott Eaton was charged in Campbell County Circuit Court today with a Class C Felony of theft by unlawful taking. During a press conference, University President Geoffrey...

Religion and Morality on Campus

April 16, 2014

Northern Kentucky University is a beautiful, busy campus where free speech and new ideas are expressed openly.  As a sophomore walking about this campus, these displays are intriguing to me.  I see so...

On trip to the capital, Northern Kentucky leadership advocates for key issues

April 16, 2014

During a two-day visit to Washington, D.C. last week, leaders from Northern Kentucky met with federal legislators and executives to discuss important issues and strengthen the region’s ties to the capital....

Norse softball team uses Ubersense app

March 10, 2014

Technology advances are happening all over campus from the new health innovation center plans to the updating of Norse Tech bar, and now within the athletics department. This season, the softball team...

El Duderino or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Abiding

February 25, 2014

Way out west, they made this film about a fella that I wanna tell ya about. A fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least that was the name his parents gave him. It takes place back in the early 90s during...

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