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Students reflect on how the pandemic has impacted their religion

Students reflect on how the pandemic has impacted their religion

Peyton Duncan, Contributor March 29, 2021

Quarantine has been in effect for a year now. A year full of moments, all heart-breaking and scary and sometimes even beautiful. For some, this year has also encouraged a moment of religious reflection....

New student organizations in a pandemic: Mattingly Brothers Garage

New student organizations in a pandemic: Mattingly Brothers Garage

Noah Schuler, Contributor March 29, 2021

This past year has made proper social engagement difficult for many students. Without the ability to gather in person,  Student organizations have had to adapt and adjust their activities to fit the...

Former SGA senators El Goebel and Xavier Sullivan discuss their experience in SGA. Goebel described their experience as

Former senators recount their time in SGA: “I felt like I was walking on eggshells”

Rachel Smith and Madison Plank March 29, 2021

Editor’s Note: The Northerner reached out to all SGA senators that resigned for this story. Emily Miller declined to be interviewed. Ronald Delgado and Hannah Miller did not respond to interview requests. Prior...

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What’s coming to streaming: April

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 28, 2021

Netflix Legally Blonde, Robert Luketic, 2001, (4/1) Cult Classic movie Legally Blonde is more than just a rom-com starring Reese Witherspoon. Its completely candid and sometimes quirky feminist narrative...

Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat are the incoming SGA president and vice president for the 2021-2022 year.

Cannon, Roat announced president-elect, VP of 2021-22 SGA

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 25, 2021

Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat were announced as SGA president and vice president for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year with 343 votes. Chief Justice TJ Cleary reported the results in a Facebook live...

Spring commencement update: indoor ceremony, limited guests allowed

Spring commencement update: indoor ceremony, limited guests allowed

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 25, 2021

The spring commencement ceremonies will now be held at the BB&T Arena with limited guests, administrators announced today in a campus-wide email.  The original decision was to host the five graduations...

SGA senate body officially suspended

SGA senate body officially suspended

Dr. Eddie Howard announced SGA senate body will be suspended until further notice
Natalie Hamren and Madison Plank March 23, 2021

Dr. Eddie Howard, vice president for student affairs, announced Tuesday afternoon in a campus-wide email that the Student Government Association’s senate body will be suspended until further notice.   “At...

VPSA Eddie Howard dismisses SGA general body before Monday meeting, future of SGA unclear

VPSA Eddie Howard dismisses SGA general body before Monday meeting, future of SGA unclear

Madison Plank, News Editor March 22, 2021

Today’s SGA meeting was dismissed without a meeting being called to order. The Northerner was not allowed in the room during the meeting.  The Northerner reached out to President Lauren Goodwin via...

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VIEWPOINTS: ‘Having the virus was a culmination of denial, fear, and trust’

Olivia Kirst, Contributor March 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: Submissions are edited for clarity and length. 130 students read Dr. Joan Ferrante’s “How to Respond in a Pandemic” as part of a Health Innovation grant. Dr. Ferrante shared the...

The exterior of the campus recreation center on the campus of Northern Kentucky University.

How NKU’s Spikeball club became a fun organization for NKU students

NKU students smashing at Spikeball
Elizabeth Glancy, Reporter March 21, 2021

In the Fall of 2019, some incoming Norse recognized that NKU needed a Spikeball club. A few months into their first semester at NKU, Drayden Rogers—former Spikeball President—and Alex Aaron—current...

VIDEO: NKUtuber – Why Emma Webster started her YouTube channel

Abby Behrens, Video Editor March 20, 2021

EMB major Emma Webster started her Youtube Channel five years ago to help her mental health.

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NKU women’s soccer team picks up 2-0 shutout win over Cleveland State

Norse have now won three in a row
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 17, 2021

The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team got goals from freshman midfielder Sofia Wilmes and sophomore midfielder Kayla Wypasek, and defeated the Cleveland State Vikings 2-0 on Wednesday at NKU Soccer...

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