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#WrightStateHateWeek preview: Norse hope to remain ‘Kings of Horizon’

#WrightStateHateWeek preview: Norse hope to remain ‘Kings of Horizon’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

The last time the Norse clashed with the Wright State Raiders, they narrowly achieved victory with a score of 68-64.

SOTA’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Thursday

SOTA’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Thursday

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

To an outsider, watching students dance across a stage in their underwear may seem odd. Fishnet tights, sparkly bras and high heels demand attention. But the costume pieces are only a glimpse into the exciting world of “Cabaret." “Cabaret “ first hit the stage in 1966. Based on the 1951 play “I Am a Camera,...

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

Nick Porras, Contributor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

In the most recent bracketology done by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi, the Norse men’s basketball team finds themselves as a 14-seed in the South region. Lunardi has them playing in the east region with their opening round in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The opponent offers the most intrigue as Lunardi has th...

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Northerner Staff

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

Need some ideas for how to spend Valentine's Day weekend? Whether you're in a couple or loving the single life, here are some cheap and free ideas for what to do around campus from our editors: "As my girlfriend and I met in college, we have yet to go back to her (booming) hometown of Columbus together. ...

Steely librarian on information literacy mission

Steely librarian on information literacy mission

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Andrea Brooks writes her name, email and agenda for the day on the whiteboard of a deserted classroom. She powers up the ENO board. It’s just before 10 a.m., and not a single student is present, although the classroom door is open for any early comers. Brooks is the Information Literacy Coordinat...

Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, National News

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or b...

NKU food pantry battles student hunger

NKU food pantry battles student hunger

Bee Klapper, Contributor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

Catherine Chandler, like many college students, has made some sacrifices in the name of higher education. For her, that includes when a time when she needed to make the choice between eating the only thing available to her, blueberry muffins, or passing out due to low blood sugar. It seems like a si...

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

Northerner Staff

February 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

FUEL NKU, the university's on-campus food pantry, has moved into a larger space in Albright Health Center 104.

REVIEW: History no longer black and white in ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

REVIEW: History no longer black and white in ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

Billy Keeney, Contributor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

“They Shall Not Grow Old” brings the Great War to life for a new generation through impressive restoration, sound design and colorization of century-old World War I footage. In the film’s intro, Director Peter Jackson (“Lord of the Rings,” “King Kong”) explains how he was approached in 20...

Student Government Association: How does it work?

Student Government Association: How does it work?

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

With 30 Senate members and an Executive Board of 10, Student Government Association is a dedicated, hardworking student-run organization that advocates for NKU students. “SGA does a lot of great things for this university, a lot of fun things and difficult things,” said Matt Frey, vice presid...

Athlete Spotlight: Track and field runner on Black History

Athlete Spotlight: Track and field runner on Black History

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

BriAuna Keys is a sprinter for NKU women’s track and field team. The senior accounting and business information systems double major aspires to be a certified public accountant for a public accounting firm. Keys’ senior season will mark her 10th year of running track. She had a hand in short dist...

Preview: Norse look to get even with Oakland Grizzlies

Preview: Norse look to get even with Oakland Grizzlies

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball team is on top of the Horizon League with only one loss on the board. On Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. the Norse look to settle the score against Oakland in the main event of Homecoming weekend. It’s also Kenton County Night meaning tickets will be $9 with proof of residence.

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