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Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Owen Treolo, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News, Science & Health

This past Sunday night, the Haile Planetarium hosted an event to commemorate the super blood wolf moon eclipse, an extremely rare occurrence. The event started with a small documentary about the moon and the history of its exploration, followed by demonstrations about eclipses. A lunar eclipse occurs ...

Suffering and silenced: The reality of eating disorders on campus

Suffering and silenced: The reality of eating disorders on campus

Noël Waltz, Reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

More than 30 million people across the country are struggling with an eating disorder, but only 30% will ever seek help. Eating disorders are terrifying, and many college students will unfortunately come to understand that all too well. A few Norse have been willing to tell their stories - will you listen?

Who’s Umi? What to know about NKU’s mummy project

Who’s Umi? What to know about NKU’s mummy project

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

A 2,000-year-old mummy named Umi made a stop at NKU on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing collaboration between the university and the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Noelle Horn, Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, National News, News

It isn't easy to get Chase Law professor Jennifer Kinsley to back down from a challenge.

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News

On Jan. 16, NKU’s Board of Regents gathered for their first meeting of 2019. After a fall semester that fell short of enrollment expectations, President Ashish Vaidya was pleased to announce some changes that came with the new year. Enrollment trending up for start of spring semester As of the fi...

GALLERY: Ancient mummy analyzed at Health Innovation Center

GALLERY: Ancient mummy analyzed at Health Innovation Center

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

The Cincinnati Museum Center's child mummy, believed to be almost 2,000 years old, visited NKU's Health Innovation Center to be scanned and analyzed Thursday.

Police: Suspect at large after sexual assault in University Center

Police: Suspect at large after sexual assault in University Center

Northerner Staff

January 16, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News

NKU Police are looking for a suspect in a reported sexual assault that occurred Wednesday in the University Center.

Winterfest returns to NKU

Winterfest returns to NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life

January 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

To celebrate the beginning of the new semester, NKU is holding a weeklong festival for students full of fun events and exciting opportunities. On Wednesday, head to the Student Union Plaza for the annual winter carnival event, with free ice-skating for all and Norse ear-warmers being handed out b...

Norse fall to Wright State 61-55

Norse fall to Wright State 61-55

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team fell short to Wright State on Saturday by a score of 61-55 at BB&T Arena. The loss for the Norse puts them at 3-12 overall and 2-3 in Horizon League play.

Norse defeat conference rival Wright State 68-64

Norse defeat conference rival Wright State 68-64

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team held off Horizon league rivals Wright State 68-64. The Norse now move 4-1 in conference play and 14-4 overall. Wright State Raiders moves to 2-3 in the conference and 8-10 overall.

Preview: NKU hosts highly-anticipated Wright State match at BB&T

Preview: NKU hosts highly-anticipated Wright State match at BB&T

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

If you have been on any social media where NKU basketball fans lurk, you’ll notice the hashtag trending #WrightStateHateWeek in anticipation for tonight’s game.

Government shutdown: what students need to know

Government shutdown: what students need to know

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

The partial federal government shutdown enters its 21st day on Friday, tying it with the longest shutdown in U.S. history.

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