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What’s coming to streaming in February

What’s coming to streaming in February

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 1, 2020

It’s February, and love is in the air. Whether you’re cuffed and happy or single and bored, there’s plenty of new, exciting movies and TV shows to enjoy regardless of your relationship status. Snuggle up with a blanket (or two or three) and get ready to relax. With a new month comes new additions to stre...

Organization helps international students find second home

Organization helps international students find second home

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 30, 2020

It has been three and a half years since senior criminal justice major Nahawa Ada Sesay has gone home to Sierra Leone to see her family. However, because of the NKU organization Welcoming International Students Home (WISH), Sesay has found her second family.

VIDEO: What is Norse Code Radio?

VIDEO: What is Norse Code Radio?

Alyssa Nickles, Jack Reynolds, Tyler Vandervort, and Daniel Jones

January 27, 2020

Get the scoop on Norse Code Radio from Northerner reporters. Learn what make's NCR special, as well as the reason it stands out from other radio stations with Jon Barnett, NCR's Program Director.

Two SOTA professors nominated for Grammys

Two SOTA professors nominated for Grammys

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 24, 2020

Two faculty members of NKU’s School of the Arts will have their names read aloud on music’s biggest night. Kurt Sander and Jason Vest both received Grammy nominations for their work on two different projects.

From college to career: Exploring Northerner alums’ life post-grad

From college to career: Exploring Northerner alums’ life post-grad

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

Take a look at where former Northerner reporters, editors, photographers, videographers, designers and other staff members are now.

Immerse yourself in German with Deutschklub

Immerse yourself in German with Deutschklub

Bee Klapper, Reporter

January 22, 2020

Since 2007, NKU’s German club—formally known as “Deutschklub”—has offered opportunities for involvement and immersion into German language and culture to both NKU and German communities in the area. The club doesn't limit membership to only people currently studying German, and the events they’v...

New professor bolsters audio production program

New professor bolsters audio production program

Megan Bechtold, Reporter

January 21, 2020

If you’ve ever heard songs by Peter Frampton, WALK THE MOON or Adam Lambert, or watched an episode of “Seinfeld” or “Everybody Loves Raymond,” you’ve probably heard audio production work from Ashley Shepherd, the new NKU audio production professor of practice.

Covering a community: How an NKU alum shares stories

Covering a community: How an NKU alum shares stories

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

Mackenize Manley started at NKU undeclared. Her first semester, she took science courses and hated it; chemistry was not her strong suit.  Eventually, she realized she had a passion for writing and wanted to pursue it more. A friend encouraged her to contribute to The Northerner, so she wrote a ...

Her love of journalism started at NKU. Now she shares it with Cincinnati

Her love of journalism started at NKU. Now she shares it with Cincinnati

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

Abby Dawn’s favorite Northerner memory is being pushed down Griffin Hall’s first floor in a chair, spinning and laughing as she and her co-workers awaited election results.  Dawn (née Anstead), along with every other Northerner staff member, was working until 2 a.m. in 2016 to find out who the nex...

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

“What kind of a tree are you?” It’s the question that sparked Tara Derington’s love for journalism.  Barbara Walters followed-up Katharine Hepburn’s statement about being a tree in the 1981 ABC interview by asking her what kind of tree she would be.  Ever since then, Derington has b...

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 21, 2020

Class begins with the lights turned off. Students settle in their seats—some with water bottles or sodas, maybe even a bag of popcorn—as the screen comes to life from the projector hanging above. The textbook is the film screen; the minor is cinema studies. Cinema studies is designed to teach NKU stud...

Phi Delta Theta comes to campus

Phi Delta Theta comes to campus

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

January 13, 2020

NKU’s newest fraternity Phi Delta Theta—also known as Phi Delt—begins the process of colonization on Jan. 13.

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