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SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure

SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 28, 2020

In the midst of social distancing, SOTA faculty and staff began brainstorming ways to encourage others to stay creative. In addition to virtual open mics and virtual coffee hours, SOTA Stream, an ongoing collection of videos showcasing the deep talent throughout SOTA was launched according to Rick Endr...

How coronavirus affected Norse abroad

How coronavirus affected Norse abroad

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 22, 2020

The University announced on March 18 that all Education Abroad trips are canceled through the end of summer. Michelle Melish, assistant director in the office of education abroad, said emails were sent to the 16 students abroad asking them to come home. For Christina Fultz, senior Spanish and elementary...

ISU hosts digital “Netflix and Chill” watch party

ISU hosts digital “Netflix and Chill” watch party

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 20, 2020

After being told to socially isolate, many people’s first thought is booting up Netflix. But NKU’s International Student Union doesn’t want to lose community connection for those who may be suffering from the lack of social connection in quarantine. Thankfully, the browser Google Chrome has a Net...

SOTA: All events, including mainstages and Henry shows, canceled

SOTA: All events, including mainstages and Henry shows, canceled

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 19, 2020

NKU’s School of the Arts has canceled all mainstage shows, according to an official statement by the department. All art exhibitions and concerts by the music department are also canceled. Student-run plays in the Henry Konstantinow Theatre were canceled last Friday. 

How the Northerner editors practice self-care

How the Northerner editors practice self-care

Northerner Staff

March 14, 2020

We know it's been stressful lately, so find some new ways to take care of yourself from our editors.   Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief  How do you practice self-care? “I like to take bubble baths—a lot of baths. I also snuggle with my cats, browse through Buzzfeed, play games on my ...

Coronavirus myths: what to do, how to stop it

Coronavirus myths: what to do, how to stop it

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 13, 2020

In the age of social media, misinformation runs rampant—especially in the time of a global pandemic. With so many people posting inaccuracies on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook with talks of misconceptions and “cures,” it’s important to stay informed. Here are some popular myths about the coronavirus, and...

NKU students react to campus changes from coronavirus outbreak

NKU students react to campus changes from coronavirus outbreak

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 12, 2020

NKU campus officials announced all classes will shift to online instruction beginning March 23. Students took to social media to voice their thoughts and concerns about not coming back to classes for quite some time.

Rosewood Coast returns with single “Feel Again”

Rosewood Coast returns with single “Feel Again”

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 10, 2020

Rosewood Coast released their first single on Friday since lead singer Kali Marsh joined. “Feel Again” is an upbeat, summertime track that reminds us what it’s like to feel that rush of new love.  RELATED: Student’s goal shifts from Broadway to local band For fans of Paramore, “Feel Again” is reminiscent of “Still Into You,” incorporating familiar pop rock beats and a...

What’s coming to streaming in March

What’s coming to streaming in March

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 4, 2020

Feeling lucky this month? If you’re a fan of some of Netflix’s most famous originals returning this month, or of any of FX’s series, you might be. Spring break is coming up, and weather forecasts aren’t looking too great, so it’s time to get out from all the rain and stay inside to spend break catching up on new seasons of old favorites.

VIDEO: The truth about learning styles

VIDEO: The truth about learning styles

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

March 3, 2020

Rachael Clark, an advisor for the Psychology department, tells The Northerner the truth about learning styles. Learn why learning types aren't supported by research and what learning methods are more effective throughout school systems.

Students and faculty discuss importance of Black History Month

Students and faculty discuss importance of Black History Month

Haley Millay, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

NKU R.O.C.K.S. and the Diversity Committee in the History and Geography Department held an event on Thursday to discuss the importance of Black History Month on NKU’s campus, which is predominantly white.

No Bones About It: Evolutionary Studies is Skeletons of Fun

No Bones About It: Evolutionary Studies is Skeletons of Fun

Caitlyn Helton, Contributor

February 27, 2020

The evolutionary studies minor at NKU fuses anthropology and various natural sciences to build a complete picture of the evolutionary history of the world and the creatures inhabiting it. The wide array of courses and unique field trips and opportunities this minor provides make this program shine.  E...

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