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Paige Wideman, director of galleries and outreach at the School of the Arts. (Provided)

Longstanding art professor impacted by budget cuts becomes new director of galleries and outreach

Andrea Turner, Reporter May 2, 2024

After 25 years of teaching at NKU, Paige Wideman has now been given the position of director of galleries and outreach, following the exit of Sso-Rha Kang. Making it through a couple rounds of budget...

“Waltz of the Measuring Tapes” by Mera Foster

An open conversation about body image in theater: What NKU is doing to support students

Holland Rajewski, Reporter April 29, 2024

Chloe Esmeier, a senior musical theatre student, waits in her room questioning whether or not she should go out with her friends. She worries going out could affect the way her body looks and, in turn,...

Scenes from Norse Marketplace

Killian Baarlaer and Braden White April 24, 2024

Vendors set up shop around Loch Norse on Tuesday for the first ever Norse Marketplace, featuring 50 tables representing student-owned businesses and student organizations. Music boomed through the corner...

Books celebrated at the Book Writer’s Celebration hang on the wall of the Eva G. Farris Reading Room in Steely Library. (Provided by Dr. Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh)

Faculty authors talk recently published books

Killian Baarlaer, News Editor April 21, 2024

Every year, NKU recognizes faculty who write grant proposals seeking funding for research and projects. The event is supposed to celebrate NKU scholars for their hard work and creativity outside of...

(Left to right): Stefano Pecile, Madison Fulton and Noah Warner prepare to walk across the stage at NKUs commencement on May 5.

“I’ve earned this degree”: End of an era for the class of COVID

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor April 20, 2024

Many students dream about the college experience: living in a dorm with your best friends, partying on the weekends and staying up way too late, class schedules that mean you can sleep in until noon. But...

Coffee shops that ranked most popular in The Northerners social media poll.

Q&A: A coffee shop for everyone near NKU

Shae Meade, Reporter April 17, 2024

Whether it’s to study or just to hang out with friends, local coffee shops are the place to be according to many NKU students. There are plenty of options to choose from near NKU’s campus, too....

Five of the six artists in the senior BFA exhibition. From top to bottom (left to right) Evey Cooper, Grady Gartland, Sydney Decker, Allison Insko, and Ty Holt

Relief and reflection: BFA seniors exhibit final pieces of work, wrapping up their time at NKU

Andrea Turner, Reporter April 16, 2024

The BFA Senior Exhibition features a number of spatial works that depict personal experiences of artists using animals, a video game concept with colorful qualities and a collection of photos reflecting...

Christy Hoots (center) plays Knockout High at a game convention. (Provided)

NKU student, husband develop board game, raise $10k for market launch

Killian Baarlaer, News Editor April 16, 2024

Christy and Jordan Hoots have spent six years developing a board game called Knockout High. On March 3, the couple launched a campaign on the crowdsourcing platform Kickstarter with the goal of fundraising...

In the midst of the eclipse Monday afternoon.

Haile Planetarium eclipse adventure in totality

Kathy DuBois, Reporter April 10, 2024

Before the eclipse While the event didn’t actually start until 1 p.m. on Monday, people began to arrive with foldable chairs, blankets and even footballs at Heritage Christian School, part of...

Photo of the eclipse from 2017

Haile Planetarium’s upcoming adventure to solar eclipse totality path

Kathy Dubois, Reporter April 4, 2024

Haile Planetarium is hosting a solar eclipse party on Monday, April 8 for students to come watch and learn more about the solar eclipse.   What exactly is a solar eclipse?  Dr. Chari Ramkumar,...

A student touching the cat coral shark, while Wave Foundation employees explain their texture.

Sharks on campus? NKU scuba club and wave foundation bring sharks to campus

Eros Ritchie, Reporter March 25, 2024

Students gathered in room 168 of the Natural Science Center for an immersive,educational experience by the Wave Foundation, Amplify NKU and the NKU Scuba Club on Friday, March 15. The Wave Foundation,...

‘This wasn’t just a spring break thing’

‘This wasn’t just a spring break thing’

Elita St. Clair, Social Media Editor March 23, 2024

NKU students engaged in real-world experiences over spring break traveling and creating lasting memories and friends. During spring break, students made documentaries about coffee, hiked up volcanos,...

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