The Northerner

Housing addendum and move in plans announced

The front doors leading into Griffin Hall's lobby.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

July 23, 2020

In an email from University Housing, it announced what move in will look like, dining and housing changes and other safety measures for the Fall Semester.  Assignments All Fall assignments for University Housing have been uploaded to the housing portal. To view yours, click here. Housing said ...

Housing announces changes for 2020-21 academic year

The main thoroughfare students that live in Boothe Residential Village take to class.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

July 10, 2020

Housing announced updates on dining, shuttle service, cleaning, room assignments and other changes due to COVID-19. Changes to Dining Norse Commons cafeteria will be the only residential dining open for the academic year. Callahan/East Village Bistro will not be open during this year. Tentative ...

Answering all your Fall 2020 questions

NKU logo.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2020

Will all of my classes be in-person? That depends. According to NKU, there will be a variety of classes held fully in-person, fully online, hybrid (online and in-person) and online courses with scheduled meeting times. How will I know what type of class I’ll be in? On July 1, the university’s reg...

Vaidya announced NKU fall 2020 plans: hybrid classes, social distancing

The walk path between Nunn Hall  and Founders Hall.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

June 15, 2020

NKU will resume some in-person class meetings in fall 2020, President Ashish Vaidya announced in a campus-wide email Monday afternoon. The fall semester will start on August 17, 2020, as scheduled. Fall convocations and new student convocation will be held virtually with dates to be announced. In-person ...

Provost announces Fall semester hybrid approach

A view of Loch Norse.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

May 19, 2020

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands announced recommendations for campus to undergo a hybrid approach to the Fall 2020-21 semester.

NKU requires facial coverings on campus for summer

Facial coverings are now required to be worn on campus over the summer.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

May 14, 2020

Everyone must wear a facial covering on NKU’s campus throughout the summer, according to NKU officials in a campus-wide email. The requirement is in compliance with Governor Andy Beshear’s “Healthy At Work” directive and could be extended into the fall semester. The order applies to all community members, ...

How COVID-19 affected NKU

NKU has fully transitioned to an online university amid coronavirus concerns.

Northerner Staff

May 8, 2020

COVID-19 has completely stopped the world. Schools now operate online. Grocery stores are no longer open 24/7. Masks are strongly encouraged to be worn in public—even just for exercise. Coronavirus has changed lives. Coronavirus will always be a significant moment in history. Coronavirus has...

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

Billy Keeney, News Editor

April 29, 2020

Kentucky will begin its Phase 1 reopening starting May 11, according to a press conference from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear. May 11 Phase 1 reopenings will include construction, manufacturing, vehicle/vessel dealerships, professional services with 50 percent of employees, horse racing without fans, pet b...

Ohio to open businesses starting May 1

Ohio businesses can start opening up as early as May 1.

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

April 28, 2020

Ohio and Kentucky have amended their stay-at-home directives, both state governors announced in separate statements yesterday.  Ohio will begin opening some non-essential businesses on Friday, as part of Governor Mike DeWine’s plan throughout the next few weeks. Kentucky citizens will be highly e...

NKU freezes tuition rates for 2020-21

Inside the The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

April 21, 2020

A tuition freeze will be set for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters, according to a recent release by NKU administration officials.   Current undergraduate in-state tuition totals $9,912 per year for full-time students with $413 charged per credit hour. This rate will remain the same for the f...

Virtual Commencement Celebration scheduled for May 9

Virtual Commencement Celebration scheduled for May 9

Billy Keeney, News Editor

April 16, 2020

A “Virtual Commencement Celebration” is scheduled to take place on May 9 at 11:00 a.m. The celebration will recognize the hard work of May graduates at the end of finals week, according to an email from President Ashish Vaidya. Leading up to the celebration, NKU social media will highlight May graduates by sha...

Applications for pass/fail grading now open

Inside the The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

April 14, 2020

NKU’s pass/fail grading option is now available to students. Students who wish to apply can send an email to NKU’s Office of the Registrar. The option will remain available until May 1, the last day of classes before finals week begins. To switch to pass/fail grading, an email should be sent from stu...

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