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NKU Board of Regents passes balanced budget, two-percent tuition increase

Emily Sisk, Editor-in-Chief June 12, 2024

Northern Kentucky University’s budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year was approved at the Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday. The budget is “structurally balanced,” according to a press release...

The Norse walk off the field after a crushing defeat to Southern Mississippi ends their historic season.

NKU Baseball’s First NCAA Appearance Ended By An Offensive Shootout With Tennessee And A Shutout By Southern Mississippi

Matthew Supinger, Sports Co-Editor June 4, 2024

NKU baseball made their presence known and flexed their muscles during their historic tournament games at the NCAA Regional Opener versus the University of Tennessee and the University of Southern Mississippi. It...

Tiburcio Lince serves as the director for Latino Student Initiatives.

Tiburcio Lince brings ‘alegría’ to Latino Student Initiatives at NKU

Shae Meade, News Editor May 28, 2024

This story was written in partnership with LINK nky, Northern Kentucky University’s Advanced News Media Workshop class and The Northerner for this series on the changing face of Northern Kentucky. Read...

Five international markets share a slice of home

Elita St. Clair, Social Media Editor May 28, 2024

This story was written in partnership with LINK nky, Northern Kentucky University’s Advanced News Media Workshop class and The Northerner for this series on the changing face of Northern Kentucky. Read...

Mwamba Mwamba.

Congolese native’s journey inspires hope for others

Elita St. Clair, Social Media Editor May 28, 2024

This story was written in partnership with LINK nky, Northern Kentucky University’s Advanced News Media Workshop class and The Northerner for this series on the changing face of Northern Kentucky. Read...

Unataza in Dayton

Breaking bread at immigrant-founded restaurants

Isabella Huecker, Contributor May 28, 2024

This story was written in partnership with LINK nky, Northern Kentucky University’s Advanced News Media Workshop class and The Northerner for this series on the changing face of Northern Kentucky. Read...

World Refugee Day Events.

The face of Northern Kentucky: ‘It’s starting to look different’

Haley Parnell, LINK nky Reporter May 28, 2024

This story was written in partnership with LINK nky, Northern Kentucky University's Advanced News Media Workshop class and The Northerner for this series on the changing face of Northern Kentucky. Read...

Dr. Gannon Tagher was announced as new permanent dean of NKU’s College of Health and Human Services.

NKU College of Health and Human Services announces new dean

Shae Meade, News Editor May 23, 2024

Starting at Northern Kentucky University almost 20 years ago as a nursing faculty member, Dr. Gannon Tagher now takes on the role of dean of the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS). This comes...

BREAKING: Dangerous incident reported near Truist Arena, all clear given

BREAKING: Dangerous incident reported near Truist Arena, all clear given

Emily Sisk, Editor-in-chief May 21, 2024

A “dangerous situation” was reported at Truist Arena at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday night, according to a Norse Alert. Police responded to a domestic incident involving a knife, a later message said....

Braden White served as the editor-in-chief for two years at The Northerner.

Senior Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Braden White

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief May 21, 2024

Throughout my time in elementary, middle school and high school, I was always a student who struggled to get by in school. As someone who has A.D.H.D. and who had accommodations all throughout my time...

NKU softball player Lauryn Hicks celebrates after a play.

NKU softball makes historic run to Horizon League championship, comes up short

Alex Perez, Sports Co-Editor May 14, 2024

NKU softball made a historic turnaround in the Horizon League tournament that ended on Sunday.  The defending champs lost their tournament opener, but won a school record of five games in a row right...

Administrators from NKUs College of Education presented a check to Beechwood High School students on Tuesday to help them attend a national competition.

NKU College of Education helps send local high schoolers to national competition

Emily Sisk, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2024

A unique partnership between Northern Kentucky University’s College of Education and Beechwood High School will allow eight high school students to attend a national competition in Washington, D.C. this...

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