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NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 17

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 17

Northerner Staff May 10, 2022

In Episode 17 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan, Justis and Noah continue to break down the action of the NBA Playoffs, including the exciting series between the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden...

Sophomore pitcher Ben Gerl drives down the mound as he delivers a pitch during game one against UIC.

Gerl shines in game one, but Norse falter late in second game of doubleheader vs. UIC

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor May 8, 2022

The NKU baseball team’s performance during their split of a twin-set against the UIC Flames on Saturday evening told the tale of two versions of the Norse over the course of the two games: the first...

NKU right-hander Kyle Klingenbeck pitches against Purdue Fort Wayne.

Norse unable to cash in late in seven-inning seesaw affair versus Milwaukee

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

In what was originally planned to be the first game of a doubleheader, the NKU baseball team dropped a seven-inning affair with the Milwaukee Panthers by a score of 6-5. The Panthers forced the Norse...

Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Madison Plank

Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Madison Plank

Madison Plank, Managing Editor May 6, 2022

I transferred to NKU the second semester of my freshman year where I had already been an elementary education major and then came into NKU as a computer information technology major. I thought being a...

Memorial in honor of the eleven people who lost their lives on December 3, 1979 at the Who concert in Cincinnati.

Tragedy, growth and healing: The Who set to return to Cincinnati

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor May 6, 2022

On December 3, 1979, an eager sellout crowd of 18,348 people gradually trickled into the walkways of Riverfront Coliseum, awaiting entry for a performance by rock band The Who. The show featured general...

Senior Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Matthew Dietz

Senior Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Matthew Dietz

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2022

As someone who was born and raised in the Greater Cincinnati area, I was very familiar with NKU’s campus and my surroundings going into my freshman year. At that time in my life, I was a pretty reserved,...

Senior Farewell: Assistant Sports Editor Brendan Connelly

Senior Farewell: Assistant Sports Editor Brendan Connelly

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

At the start of my second year at NKU, I decided to declare a journalism minor, which eventually led to me gaining interest in The Northerner. That was when COVID still had a grip on the world. I really...

A look into NKU student diversity, initiatives, more

Madison Plank, Managing Editor May 5, 2022

A quick glimpse into diversity statistics for the 2021-22 academic year at Northern Kentucky University shows that the majority of students (undergraduate, graduate and law) that attend are white.  Social...

Mariam Shaban reading her speech at the artist talk during the Juried Student Exhibition opening ceremony.

NKU’s BFA Senior Exhibition exhibits work reflecting cultural identity and perseverance Visuals:

Andrea Turner, Reporter May 4, 2022

   A tearful goodbye was in order for graduating senior Mariam Shaban as she took the floor during this semester’s BFA Senior Exhibition artist talk at Northern Kentucky University. Her exhibit...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 16

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 16

Northerner Staff May 3, 2022

In episode 16 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan, Justis and Noah discuss last weekend's NFL Draft, the impact of NIL in college sports and the breaking news on Tuesday from NKU Athletics,...

Christina Roybal named as new NKU Vice President and Director of Athletics

Christina Roybal named as new NKU Vice President and Director of Athletics

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2022

Christina Roybal was named as NKU’s incoming Vice President and Director of Athletics according to a press release by NKU Athletics on Tuesday.   Roybal will be the successor of former athletic...

NKU catcher Zack Minton takes a swing against Purdue Fort Wayne.

‘Everyone is so fine-tuned,’: Norse offense shining in the Horizon League

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 1, 2022

To say that the NKU baseball team has gone through hardships and adversity thus far into the 2022 college baseball season is an understatement. Between the brutal weather conditions in Highland Heights...

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