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A graphic of upcoming shows and musicals for SOTA.

How SOTA decides the mainstage season

How the School of the Arts at NKU chooses which plays and musicals will be performed
Lily Taylor, Contributor October 21, 2021

Every year the School of the Arts (SOTA) announces its theater line-up. This year, the first show in the season was “Torch Song,” which ran from Sept. 29-Oct. 9 and was directed by Michael Hatton....

Members of the NKU volleyball team celebrate a point during the 3-1 win over Oakland on Friday.

Norse down Oakland 3-1 Friday night

Norse push win streak to five
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 16, 2021

In a clash of top-three teams in the Horizon League standings, Northern Kentucky defeated a tough Oakland team on Friday night inside Regents Hall. With the win, the Norse improve to 10-6 overall,...

The Northern Kentucky Norse baseball field, located on campus at NKU.

A dying quail – how baseball lost touch with its younger audience

As October baseball continues on, see how the NKU community feels about the state of the sport
Blake Lehmann, Contributor October 15, 2021

With the Major League Baseball playoffs underway and October baseball in full swing, normally the national pastime would be front and center in everyone’s minds. Discussions about baseball’s biggest...

NKU senior Lily Menssen (3) defends Oaklands Jayna Fraser during the Norse 3-0 loss on Thursday.

Norse fall 3-0 to Oakland, set sights on crucial match against Milwaukee

NKU will face the top team in the Horizon League on Sunday
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

One week ago, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team had just defeated Purdue Fort Wayne at NKU Soccer Stadium in a lopsided 6-2 fashion, and had extended their winning streak to seven games with...

The NKU mens soccer starters huddle just before kickoff on Wednesday against IUPUI.

Norse defeat IUPUI 3-1 to earn third straight conference victory

All three goals were scored in the first half
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2021

The Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team is entering a crucial part of their schedule as the 2021 fall season comes down the stretch. The Norse will play at Cleveland State and Milwaukee, two of the top...

VIDEO: New dorm on campus and updates on housing

Brendan Connelly, Vic Malone, and Katelyn Aragon October 13, 2021

At the beginning of this semester, Northern Kentucky University opened a new dorm on campus. The Northerner spoke with students, as well as Dr. Eddie Howard, Vice President for Student Affairs, about the...

Outside the Student Union during fall.

What you missed at SGA: Oct. 11

Madison Plank, Managing Editor October 12, 2021

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Matt Cecil presented for a majority of SGA’s Monday meeting. Cecil started his presentation by first discussing the recent decrease in COVID...

The starters for the NKU mens soccer team are introduced before their match against Detroit Mercy on Saturday.

Norse win in dramatic overtime battle against Detroit Mercy

Ben Hegge's overtime goal lifts Norse to 1-0 victory
Kyle Neace, Contributor October 10, 2021

Competing against a conference opponent is always going to be a tough game. However, on Saturday, the Northern Kentucky men's soccer team was able to pull out a close win in overtime, defeating Detroit...

Players on the NKU volleyball team cheer from the bench as the Norse defeat IUPUI on Saturday.

NKU volleyball defends home court with weekend sweep of Indiana opponents

Norse defeated Purdue Fort Wayne and IUPUI on Friday and Saturday respectively
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 9, 2021

  The NKU volleyball team is in the midst of a five game homestand, and has now won the first three games in that stretch. Thanks to a four set win over Robert Morris on Tuesday and back-to-back...

VIDEO: Activities Programming Board hosts Fall Fest at NKU

Jenna Fryer, Zach Schutte, and Clayton Smith October 8, 2021

On Oct. 5, 2021, the Activities Programming Board (APB) hosted a fall festival in the campus main plaza to promote upcoming events for students, and help students get involved.

Dr. Ashish Vaidya is NKUs sixth president.

President Vaidya’s contract gets renewed through 2026

Madison Plank, Managing Editor October 8, 2021

Thursday afternoon NKU’s Board of Regents unanimously passed a motion to renew the contract of President Ashish Vaidya.  The meeting started at 12:30 p.m. and went into executive session for around...

Members of the NKU womens soccer team celebrate a goal in the first half against Purdue Fort Wayne. The Norse defeated the Mastodons 6-2 on Thursday.

Norse get six goals from six different players in lopsided win over Purdue Fort Wayne

NKU extends winning streak to seven games
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 8, 2021

Over the course of the NKU women’s soccer team winning streak, which hit seven games after Thursday’s victory over Purdue Fort Wayne, the Norse have relied on a stingy defense and back line, surrendering...

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