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Spring forum: Vaidya talks new plans, budget and enrollment

Spring forum: Vaidya talks new plans, budget and enrollment

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

April 22, 2019

President Ashish Vaidya hosted a spring forum Thursday, April 18, to a crowd of staff, faculty and students alike. Vaidya talked briefly about enrollment, the 2020 fiscal year budget and upcoming university initiatives. “If there is anytime in higher education that is the worst time to do some...

Ethan’s Purpose: Foundation focuses on Suicide Awareness through basketball

Ethan’s Purpose: Foundation focuses on Suicide Awareness through basketball

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

The Northern Kentucky community gathered at Conner High School in honor of Ethan Zegarra. But their tribute on April 21 was not a sorrowful one; they honored him by doing one of the things he loved most—playing basketball.

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

What sport encompasses heights, flips, jumps, potential balls hurtling toward you and lifting other people all while remaining smiling and energized? None other than the beast of cheerleading.

DISCONNECTED: How one NKU student gave up social media and found herself

DISCONNECTED: How one NKU student gave up social media and found herself

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

April 17, 2019

After grappling for years with her relationship between social media and her own self worth, Carley Lampke decided that in 2018, she was going to disconnect. For many young adults, identity in the real world and online persona are not simply cohabitants, but are interwoven. While social media has...

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 17, 2019

Students, friends and significant others gathered to hear NKU students share their stories at the 6th annual Open Mic Night in the Student Union multipurpose room, as part of the annual Pride Week.

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 17, 2019

NKU’s sixth Annual Pride March officially kicked off Pride Week this Monday.

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

On a clear blue Sunday, news broke that NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen was leaving for the Cincinnati Bearcats. The veil in BB&T Arena was torn, and the mountains fell on themselves at the word that the leader of NKU’s Division I crusade was hopping across the river. (Editor’s Note: Ok, not really, but it did kind of feel that way.)

Review: Plot of ‘The Public’ eerily familiar for Cincinnati

Review: Plot of ‘The Public’ eerily familiar for Cincinnati

Noël Waltz, Reporter

April 16, 2019

“The Public” is a fictional interpretation of current issues haunting Cincinnati. It manages to touch on the opioid epidemic, inefficient public transportation, police brutality and homelessness all in a little over two hours. Emilio Estevez directed, wrote and starred in the film. Co-starring alongside...

Callahan Bistro making changes following food complaints

Callahan Bistro making changes following food complaints

Rachel Smith, Reporter

April 15, 2019

The Callahan Bistro has made changes to their menus after multiple complaints from NKU students regarding the safety and quality of their food. Earlier this February, many resident assistants at Callahan Hall met with the Bistro dining manager to discuss concerns raised from residents. These concer...

Cincinnati to snag NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen

Cincinnati to snag NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton

April 14, 2019

NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen is expected to leave for the Cincinnati Bearcats, according to reports.

Society of Pro Journalists honors Northerner for 2018 report on sexual harassment

Society of Pro Journalists honors Northerner for 2018 report on sexual harassment

Northerner Staff

April 12, 2019

The Society of Professional Journalists honored two Northerner editors for the independent student news outlet’s reporting on sexual harassment and misconduct in NKU’s School of the Arts.

‘We are people too’: NKU nationally ranked as Military Friendly school

‘We are people too’: NKU nationally ranked as Military Friendly school

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

April 11, 2019

NKU is once again ranked nationally for the ninth year in a row as a Military Friendly school. NKU received a bronze distinction meaning that they scored within 30% of the tenth best school in their category. NKU is also recognized for creating a supportive environment for veterans and a premier univ...

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