The Northerner

New residence hall adds creative twist to on-campus living

New residence hall adds creative twist to on-campus living

Nikki Gamble, Staff writer

May 2, 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 customize each suite. Each suite will house four residents, with the exception of Resident Assistant...

How NKU changed my life

Stephen Wilder

Stephen Wilder, Managing/copy editor

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 on my career. Prior to becoming a Norse Many years ago when I was a student at Latonia Elemen...

Geese at NKU: Beautiful birds or invasive infiltrators?

A Canada Goose at Loch Norse lake. NKU is currently trying to control the geese population using different methods.

Emily Hodges, Staff writer

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 and various other rodents can be found at the university because of its placement in the wooded ar...

Hard work is the key to confidence

Hard work is the key to confidence

Carrie Crotzer, Staff writer

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 on top of two story homes while repairing gutters or tearing off shingles. I would make a quick...

NKU around the world

NKU around the world

Karolina Huber, Contributing Writer

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 academic year, around 331 NKU students will study abroad or have already done so. But why do these students...

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.

Matt Spaulding, Staff writer

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 cell phone while others joke with friends as trays littered with scraps sit in front of them. The...

NKU Norse 2013-14 Basketball Season

Stephen Wilder, Managing/copy editor

April 21, 2014

“Closure” to Scott Eaton investigation

President Geoffrey Mearns speaks at a press conference regarding the

Kevin Schultz, Brook Clifford, and Stephen Wilder

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 Mearns said Eaton “absolutely did not” bring his financial wrongdoings to the university’s attention....

Religion and Morality on Campus

Kati Herman, Community Contributor

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 much culture and passion.  Although I enjoy even the controversial subjects such as morality and...

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

Ediz Rehberg, Community Contributer

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. Leadership from Northern Kentucky as well as Washington, D.C. stressed NKU’s indispensability for Kentucky...

Norse softball team uses Ubersense app

Troy Bendgen, Staff Writer

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 has found a new app that helps out during practice sessions. An idea stemming from assistant softball c...

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

Robert Huelsman, Video Editor

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 the conflict with Sad'm and the I-raqis. Sometimes there's a hero, well not a hero, The Dude is m...

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