The Northerner

NKU’s unknown champion: Perce takes home boxing title

NKU’s unknown champion: Perce takes home boxing title

Christopher Decker, Managing Editpr

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...

Regents approve new fees for 100 fall courses. Will you pay more?

Regents approve new fees for 100 fall courses. Will you pay more?

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Taking a chemistry lab next fall? How about an education course? Any computer science classes? If so, expect some extra charges on your fall tuition bill.

Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

A bill to freeze NKU’s pension payment, which was set to soar to $31 million, passed April 26, interim president Gerard St. Amand told regents Wednesday.

GALLERY: Millennium Falcon touches down at BB&T Arena

GALLERY: Millennium Falcon touches down at BB&T Arena

Owen Treolo, Reporter

April 27, 2018


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

In a galaxy not-so-far away, Han Solo’s famous Millennium Falcon landed at BB&T Arena this weekend, featuring a recreation of the interior of the famous freighter. The "Millennium Falcon Experience" as it’s called, coincides with the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Constructed inside a...

Students who drink regularly more likely to underperform, says psych professor

Students who drink regularly more likely to underperform, says psych professor

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

April 27, 2018


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

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH),15.1 million adults ages 18 and older has had an alcohol use disorder.

SOTA seniors’ art comes from introspection.

SOTA seniors’ art comes from introspection.

Chelsea Livers-Gowdy, Reporter

April 27, 2018


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

  The School of the Arts is a place on campus where students discover their passions and turn them into art. Senior Chloe Collins, who is pursuing a BFA in art, took a gender studies class that challenged her perception of feminism.  Through the course, Collins grew and became more aware of h...

WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

Michael Canizales, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Tennis, Video

Born in Split, Croatia, Margita Sunjic moved to the United States in order to pursue a better opportunity for herself in the world of tennis. Since her arrival, Sunjic has won multiple awards for NKU, including Freshman of the Year and Horizon League Player of the Year twice. 

Farewell: Notes from the senior editors

Farewell: Notes from the senior editors

Northerner Staff

April 26, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

We admit: We're more than a little sad to let our seniors go. From reporting on the fly (sometimes skipping class to do so, shh...) to working long hours and late nights in the newsroom, our graduates will be missed. Here are their goodbyes. Ugh, do you have to go? ...

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