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Chase professor a Supreme Court contender

Chase professor a Supreme Court contender

Josh Goad, Asst. News Editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

Chase professor Amul Thapar is on President Trump's shortlist to serve on the Supreme Court following Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.

The ‘semi-accidental’ leader: St. Amand bids NKU farewell

The ‘semi-accidental’ leader: St. Amand bids NKU farewell

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

The central thread of St. Amand’s career has been what he calls “semi-accidental” leadership and service. Throughout his time in the military and in higher education, he always stepped up to fill a need, even when he least expected it.

Brannen to lead Norse through 2022

Brannen to lead Norse through 2022

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

June 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Norse men’s basketball head coach John Brannen signed a contract with NKU Athletics Friday that keeps him at the helm through the 2021-2022 season.

Childcare: UC center steps in to save NKU daycare

Childcare: UC center steps in to save NKU daycare

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

University of Cincinnati’s childcare center has partnered to take over the Early Childhood Center on campus, NKU announced Thursday. Without a bid, the center was slated to close in June.

GALLERY: The biggest acts and best munchies at Bunbury 2018

GALLERY: The biggest acts and best munchies at Bunbury 2018

Brooke Smith, Contributor

June 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

The Northerner’s got you covered on the hottest acts, best food and chillest vibes at Cincinnati’s biggest summer alt-music event.

Weekend planetarium shows smash attendance records

Weekend planetarium shows smash attendance records

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Looking for something to do on Friday nights this month? Try looking to the stars.

Students’ Fringe plays tackle race, theatre and open mic woes

Students’ Fringe plays tackle race, theatre and open mic woes

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

This year, several NKU students and alumni are showcasing their talents in the primary lineup of Cincy Fringe.

NKU’s unknown champion: Perce takes home boxing title

NKU’s unknown champion: Perce takes home boxing title

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

May 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

Tucked away on top of a hill just off Madison Avenue in Covington is a large, brown house. The house has no defining signage or advertising, other than “Beware of Dog” and “Private Property, No Trespassing” signs displayed on the garage door. In the yard, about a hundred feet away from the front door, sits...

Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Undergraduate tuition is set to rise by $280 per year this fall as three university divisions are cut by $5.8 million to cover low enrollment and rising costs.

Softball rookies make the switch from varsity to collegiate play

Softball rookies make the switch from varsity to collegiate play

Michael Canizales, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Softball, Sports, Sports Features

Freshmen women's softball players Hailey Whitmer, Faith Howard and Josie Frazier are among the latest crop of Norse rookies making the switch from high school varsity teams to an accredited college program, and they came prepared.

EDITORIAL: Why did I do school?

EDITORIAL: Why did I do school?

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

Ask most students on campus why they came to college and the knee-jerk response is get a job that pays well that (ideally) we don’t hate. There are other expectations, too:  meeting new friends, exploring your identity and seeking new experiences. But,at the end of the day it seems impossible to ...

Esports club gives competitive gaming a proper home on campus

Esports club gives competitive gaming a proper home on campus

Kane Mitten, Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

They have the drive and dedication of athletes. They train for countless hours, play in scrimmages, and compete in intercollegiate tournaments. They dedicate their time and energy to their sport, pouring themselves into the competition. And they’re doing it all while playing video games. Electro...

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