The Northerner

A look at last years Dance 23 concert.

Dance ‘24 arrives at Greaves Concert Hall this weekend

Olivia Whisman, Contributor February 16, 2024

NKU’s annual Dance ’24 opens this weekend featuring a wide range of dance pieces  – from classical ballet to hip hop – choreographed by faculty, guest artists, students and nationally-renowned...

Shreya Thapa and Arnav Shah have been dating for 18 months and met when they arrived in Northern Kentucky.

NKU love stories

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor February 13, 2024

Nancy and Dr. Thomas Bowers Within NKU’s English department, there is a unique dynamic between two professors.  Dr. Thomas and Nancy Bowers don’t share a last name by coincidence. The...

Member of the Black Alumni Council who were in attendance gather for a photo.

PHOTOS: Stylish sneakers and formal fashion meet at Black Alumni Council’s SneakerBall

Killian Baarlaer, News Editor February 3, 2024

A crowd of alumni, students and other community members gathered in the Campus Rec Center for the Black Alumni Council (BAC) SneakerBall Friday night, but these visitors weren’t dressed for a workout.  Guests...

One of the contestants takes the mic during Celebrity Award Show

Wild ‘N Out: NKU Edition

Kylie McCulloch, Assistant Arts & Life Editor February 2, 2024

The Student Union ballroom was abuzz with conversation and music this Wednesday as students awaited the start of Wild ‘N Out. The event was put on by the Activities Programming Board (APB)...

Darius Wallace has performed “The Starry Road to Freedom” for over 20 years.

“The Starry Road to Freedom” is coming to NKU

Holland Rajewski, Reporter February 2, 2024

Darius Wallace is sharing the transformational power of literacy through his one-man show, “The Starry Road to Freedom.” “The Starry Road to Freedom,” written and performed by Wallace, details...

A flyer for Willow Carver and Open Mic event.

Loch Norse Magazine holds open mic night, coffee chat Tuesday night

Kathy DuBois, Reporter January 31, 2024

About 70 people sat in the Eva G. Farris Reading Room on the second floor of Steely Library waiting patiently for the Loch Norse Magazine event to start. The soft chatter dulls out quickly when Willie...

Students danced the night away in the SU ballroom... silently of course.

Groovy silent disco takes over SU ballroom Tuesday night

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2024

The lights were down, energy was up and the music was bumping at the Center for Student Engagement’s Silent Disco—well, only in the attendees’ headphones of course.  As you stepped into the...

Students were able to enjoy food trucks outside of the Student Union near the Griffin Hall lawn.

Homecoming 2024 kicks off with a bang

Wyatt Kain, Arts & Life Editor January 30, 2024

Dozens of NKU students made their way to the Student Union at 8 p.m. Monday to take part in the Center for Student Engagement's latest pursuit to produce an event for the start of NKU’s 2024 Homecoming....

Fans in NKU’s student section cheer with excitement at the homecoming game in January 2023.

NKU Homecoming 2024: What to expect from Norsechella

Elita St. Clair, Social Media Editor January 28, 2024

UPDATE— Saturday’s NPHC Step Show has been cancelled, according to the Center for Student Engagement. The Center for Student Engagement and the Homecoming Committee bring the celebration theme “Norsechella,”...

NKU Color Guard practicing in the MAC Gym over winter break.

Meet NKU’s new color guard team

Killian Baarlaer, News Editor January 27, 2024

Flags twirling through the air as their owners spread out across the Multi-Activity Court Gym in the Campus Rec, a holler followed by the thump of a pole meeting the floor echoed throughout the room. This...

Stephanie Rosado performing on tour with Nate Smith in Piketon, Ohio.

NKU Alumni Stephanie Rosado soars to success

Eros Ritchie, Contributor January 17, 2024

UPDATE-- The Northerner updated this article to reflect that Rosado was born in Puerto Rico and producer Joël Bruyére contacted Rosado to do background vocals at Ocean Way. Stephanie Rosado, a...

Attendees were able to ride in a horse carriage down to Norse Commons on Kenton Drive.

Delightful winter fun at Cocoa and Carriages

Kathy DuBois, Contributor January 12, 2024

The roar of a miniature train, the soft tread of horses and the sweet smell of hot cocoa filled the air of the Griffin Hall lawn at the Center for Student Engagement’s Winter Fest – Cocoa and Carriages...

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