The Northerner

Andrews (left) and Baird (right) chatting in the Surplus Property warehouse.

The NKU Office making one department’s trash another’s treasure

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor September 22, 2023

Beside the main entrance of Steely Library on Louie B. Nunn Drive, bordered by tall hedges and freshly landscaped flower beds, is the central loading dock: home to the Surplus Property warehouse.  Within...

The produce stand inside FUEL NKUs food pantry.

Out of sight, FUEL NKU and Sustainability compost over 3,000 pounds of food waste

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor September 21, 2023

With their frequent tabling, donation boxes around campus and food pantry that resembles a mini mart, FUEL NKU has a sustained presence at Northern Kentucky University, both for students who struggle to...

NKUs current tennis courts.

Building boom for NKU Athletics

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor September 20, 2023

The NKU Norse begin their 2023-24 season by introducing some new athletic facilities. Volleyball, golf and soccer will see the addition of a new volleyball court, golf swing simulators and hospitality...

Students gather in the Health Innovation Center.

NKU ranks in top 50 nationally for best value

Emily Sisk, News Editor September 19, 2023

NKU ranked among the best of the best universities in the nation when it comes to value, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. In a list of the top 50 “best value” schools, NKU earned...

NKU Police Department Chief John Gaffin stands outside his office which overlooks Truist Arena.

Behind the badge: How John Gaffin changed NKUPD culture and conquered law school

Emily Sisk, News Editor September 19, 2023

An 18-year-old John Gaffin walked onto NKU’s campus with the idea that he would be a radio deejay, or at least something media related. He even wrote a movie review which was published in The Northerner. Nearly...

All of the show offerings for the 2023-2024 tour season.

SOTA Theatre and Dance goes on tour for the 2023-24 season

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2023

NKU SOTA’s Theatre and Dance department is going on tour throughout different places both on and off campus for their 2023-24 show season.  The decision to go on tour came after long-term structural...

Lost Henry playing at the Ohio Is For Lovers music festival on Sept. 9.

A NKU-formed band hits debut album and first festival gig

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor September 16, 2023

One milestone has come after another for Lost Henry, a Cincinnati-based band composed (mostly) of Northern Kentucky University alums. They played their first festival gig at the Ohio Is For Lovers music...

The Board of Regents listened to a budget plans presentation at their meeting on Sept. 13

“A philosophical question:” Board of Regents debates role of athletics in expense cuts

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor September 15, 2023

A presentation on plans to further reduce Northern Kentucky University’s budget deficit detoured into a debate on the role and meaning of athletics within the university’s financial framework. Following...

19 NaloxBoxes can be found around campus.

Narcan now available around campus to treat opioid overdoses

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor September 14, 2023

The opioid crisis is harrowing communities across the country, and the story is no different in Kentucky. Drug overdose death rates in Kentucky are among the highest in the country at about 56 deaths...

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