The Northerner

Class explores the power of the pen

Jesse Call

April 27, 2011

A Northern Kentucky University professor is challenging students to step out of the classroom and hit the streets of Over-the-Rhine. Through the course, students will work in the community, but not in the way many might expect. This class focuses on community service through writing. Writing for Soc...

Honors director stepping down

Cassie Stone

April 27, 2011

The Honors Program director will be stepping down after this semester to go back to teaching full-time. He said he is leaving the position after being told his opinion about the direction the Honors Program should take is not in line with that of the Northern Kentucky University administration. Ernest Smith c...

NKU considers a twin for Victor

Stephen Wilder

April 27, 2011

Victor E. Viking is in demand. In fact, he is so in demand that Northern Kentucky University is thinking about cloning him. Because Victor, the official mascot of NKU, cannot be in two different places at the same time, NKU is considering buying a new suit and have had tryouts for a student to pla...

Is that what you meant to say?

Claire Higgins

April 27, 2011

If you have a smartphone, it has probably happened to you. You open a text message from your friend, but you’re rushing to make your way to class, so you carelessly type and quickly send a message without proofreading. And then it is gone. You read back over it, like senior Ben Reisiger did, and...

Students rally to honor fallen solider, counter planned funeral protest

Jesse Call

April 22, 2011

More than 100 students gathered outside the Bank of Kentucky Center April 22 to support the memorial service of a fallen soldier. The rally was to counter a planned disruption by a church that is nationally known for protesting military funerals to share its religious message that “God hates America.” Westboro Bap...

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