The Northerner

Opinion: studying abroad will turn your life upside down

Opinion: studying abroad will turn your life upside down

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

I was dropped into the London Heathrow Airport completely alone with a short list of items to ease me into the study abroad experience: 1. A broken laptop, 2. half the medicine I needed for the duration of my semester (after many crying sessions on the phone with the insurance company, they still...

Big Fish: Musical makes a splash in Corbett

Big Fish: Musical makes a splash in Corbett

Rachel Smith, Contributor

September 21, 2018


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

“Big Fish,” NKU’s new production opening late September at the Corbett Theater, is truly the catch of the day. This musical, using catchy melodies and relatable characters, gives its audience two stories for the price of one. In present-day reality, Will Bloom, a soon-to-be-father, visits ...

WATCH: Take a Tour of the New Health Innovation Center

WATCH: Take a Tour of the New Health Innovation Center

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Video

Take a tour inside of NKU’s new Health Innovation Center and see how the building is impacting students and faculty across campus. The center boasts many state-of-the-art tools and technology to aid in student learning. It is also home to several new common areas and hangout spots, including a new...

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

It's hard not to feel excited about 6’0” freshman Alex Willis, whose recent men’s soccer accolades raise hope that he could be a sensation for the team. Willis departed from England and came overseas, choosing to play at Northern Kentucky University.

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In Kentucky, cases of hepatitis A continue to climb. Per year, the commonwealth typically experiences 20 cases of the virus. Since November 2017, that number has grown to over 1,300 reported cases in the state and 50 in northern Kentucky, according to the Northern Kentucky Health Department.

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

Corine Byrne, Contributor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Willing to expand your educational experience outside of the borders? The Office of Study Abroad will be hosting the annual Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

WATCH: Explore NKU’s Unique Learning Spaces

WATCH: Explore NKU’s Unique Learning Spaces

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Video

Explore some of the more unique learning spaces on campus like the Haile Planetarium, the new Health Innovation Center, and the JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory.

Can you believe? ‘Queer Eye’ star Karamo Brown coming to NKU

Can you believe? ‘Queer Eye’ star Karamo Brown coming to NKU

Josh Kelly, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Culture expert Karamo Brown from the Netflix Original Series “Queer Eye” is speaking on campus Oct. 8.

Board of Regents combat enrollment dip, form student success team

Board of Regents combat enrollment dip, form student success team

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Enrollment is down by an estimated 4 percent this semester and that has affected our spending for the same period. President Ashish Vaidya believes by recruiting and retaining 540 students NKU can make up for this.

50th anniversary film fest takes students back to 1968

50th anniversary film fest takes students back to 1968

Chris Robertson, Reporter

September 14, 2018


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

NKU’s Gold Anniversary on the Silver Screen: A Look Back at 1968 Film celebrates 50 years of NKU through the language of cinema.

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Sirena Cunningham, Contributor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

After 12 years of planning and construction, the new Health Innovation Center opens its doors to students and provides a new home to the College of Health Professions. It took five different efforts to get the funding from the general assembly, said Mary Paula Schuh, director of campus planning. ...

Author’s journey explores spirit of mentorship

Author’s journey explores spirit of mentorship

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

September 12, 2018


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

The intricacies of transporting elk meat across the Atlantic Ocean didn’t seem to cross Rick Bass’ mind when the author set out on a journey to visit his writing mentors around the world and cook for them to express his gratitude. But as Bass entered the European Union, he trudged on with thawed el...

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