The Northerner

‘Out of my comfort zone’: student finds new passions by getting involved

‘Out of my comfort zone’: student finds new passions by getting involved

Brooke Smith, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Student Shayla Delamar wants to keep inspiring African American students across campus and beyond.

Dancer emerges as leader on campus

Dancer emerges as leader on campus

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Sophomore Jaylah Bailey dives into how death inspired her advocacy for the Black community and the homeless community in Louisville and how a pageant is jumpstarting her work.

Womanhood and motherhood: how one student chooses both

Womanhood and motherhood: how one student chooses both

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

March 7, 2019

Senior English major Charlotte Kalfas wants to inspire other students by showing them that motherhood doesn’t mean giving up on your career goals.

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019

“StepUp! End Power-Based Violence” invited all men and women on campus to walk a mile around campus this past Wednesday to raise awareness for sexual assault, gender-violence, intolerance and gender-inequality.

Best of NKY 2019: Readers’ and Editors’ picks

Best of NKY 2019: Readers’ and Editors’ picks

Northerner Staff

March 6, 2019

We asked, you answered. These are our readers' and editors' selections of the Best of Northern Kentucky.

Billie’s Skyline Tavern inducted to Northerner Hall of Fame

Billie’s Skyline Tavern inducted to Northerner Hall of Fame

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019

The Northerner inducts its first member to the Best of Northern Kentucky Hall of Fame for outstanding businesses with a strong connection to the community. On a hill towering above campus sits an unassuming house. In fact, it’s the house on the tallest hill in Campbell County (no, really), making i...

Habitat for Humanity taking on Collegiate Challenge

Habitat for Humanity taking on Collegiate Challenge

Casey Crowe, Contributor

February 22, 2019

Several NKU students are using their spring break as a way to make a difference in the lives of others. Students from the Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be travelling to Hardin County, Kentucky the week of March 10-15. “It’s work; it’s not like a spring break where you lay on the beach....

Storytelling company hopes to unite people despite polar politics

Storytelling company hopes to unite people despite polar politics

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

February 20, 2019

Chelsea Aguilera never fully listened to her grandma’s stories growing up. Her raspy-voiced, gruff grandma used to sit in her garden, talking to plants, God and telling stories that Aguilera wishes she appreciated then. One story in particular was about the Zoot Suit Riots in Los Angeles, wher...

SOTA’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Thursday

SOTA’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Thursday

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

February 14, 2019

To an outsider, watching students dance across a stage in their underwear may seem odd. Fishnet tights, sparkly bras and high heels demand attention. But the costume pieces are only a glimpse into the exciting world of “Cabaret." “Cabaret “ first hit the stage in 1966. Based on the 1951 play “I Am a Camera,...

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Northerner Staff

February 14, 2019

Need some ideas for how to spend Valentine's Day weekend? Whether you're in a couple or loving the single life, here are some cheap and free ideas for what to do around campus from our editors: "As my girlfriend and I met in college, we have yet to go back to her (booming) hometown of Columbus together. ...

Steely librarian on information literacy mission

Steely librarian on information literacy mission

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Andrea Brooks writes her name, email and agenda for the day on the whiteboard of a deserted classroom. She powers up the ENO board. It’s just before 10 a.m., and not a single student is present, although the classroom door is open for any early comers. Brooks is the Information Literacy Coordinat...

REVIEW: History no longer black and white in ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

REVIEW: History no longer black and white in ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

Billy Keeney, Contributor

February 11, 2019

“They Shall Not Grow Old” brings the Great War to life for a new generation through impressive restoration, sound design and colorization of century-old World War I footage. In the film’s intro, Director Peter Jackson (“Lord of the Rings,” “King Kong”) explains how he was approached in 20...

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