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Students, faculty, staff volunteer for MLK Day of Service

Students, faculty, staff volunteer for MLK Day of Service

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 21, 2020

More than 600 NKU students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteered on campus to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the second annual NKU Day of Community Service, according to Arnie Slaughter, co-interim chief student affairs officer and dean of students.

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 21, 2020

Class begins with the lights turned off. Students settle in their seats—some with water bottles or sodas, maybe even a bag of popcorn—as the screen comes to life from the projector hanging above. The textbook is the film screen; the minor is cinema studies. Cinema studies is designed to teach NKU stud...

Norse defeat Cleveland State to create 5-game winning streak

Norse defeat Cleveland State to create 5-game winning streak

Ty DeBonis, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2020

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team captured their second win in three days Saturday night against the Cleveland State Vikings. The win marks five straight conference wins for the Black and Gold.

Norse fall to Horizon League no. 2 Wright State Raiders in nail-biter

Norse fall to Horizon League no. 2 Wright State Raiders in nail-biter

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

The game came down to the last minute Friday night at BB&T Arena, where NKU women’s basketball team fell 55-63. The Norse now stand 9-9 overall and 3-4 in the conference. Sophomore point guard Ally Niece led the game with 16 points, five assists and three steals. sophomore point guard Taylor Clos had 13 points, shooting 3-of-4 big time 3-point baskets.

Board of Regents discuss Woodcrest closure, warning by state accreditation

Board of Regents discuss Woodcrest closure, warning by state accreditation

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 15, 2020

NKU’s Board of Regents (BoR) had its first meeting of the semester on Jan. 15. BoR discussed curriculum changes, Woodcrest Apartments closure and updates on NKU’s accreditation. NKU placed under warning by state accreditation  NKU has been placed under warning for the failure of two components by ...

What you missed at SGA Jan. 13

What you missed at SGA Jan. 13

Billy Keeney, News Editor

January 14, 2020

Woodcrest closure update All the residents who live in the Oak and Sycamore buildings of Woodcrest Apartments will receive their new assignments soon; there was space available in other dorms for all who were displaced, according to Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Student...

Phi Delta Theta comes to campus

Phi Delta Theta comes to campus

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

January 13, 2020

NKU’s newest fraternity Phi Delta Theta—also known as Phi Delt—begins the process of colonization on Jan. 13.

NKU women’s basketball ends weekend 1-1 after 73-68 loss

NKU women’s basketball ends weekend 1-1 after 73-68 loss

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 5, 2020

NKU women's basketball fell to Cleveland State 73-68 Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. In the conference the Norse are now 2-2 and have an overall record of 8-7. Sophomore forward Emmy Souder and Sophomore point guard each led with 18 points apiece. Sophomore point guard Ally Niece followed with 11 points, shooting from 50 percent at the 3-point line. Junior center Grayson Rose had 17 rebounds from the boards. 

NKU women’s basketball take down Youngstown State in Conference home opener

NKU women’s basketball take down Youngstown State in Conference home opener

Ty DeBonis, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2020

The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team captured their eighth win of the season Thursday night at BB&T Arena 75-56. The victory over the Youngstown State Penguins is also the second conference win for the Black and Gold. Coming into the game YSU was the overall leader in the Horizon League. 

Editors choose their Album of the Year 2019

Editors choose their Album of the Year 2019

Northerner Staff

December 31, 2019

Northerner editors choose their favorite albums of 2019.

Students forced to relocate after Woodcrest closure

Students forced to relocate after Woodcrest closure

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

December 31, 2019

Students who live in Woodcrest’s Oak and Sycamore Halls learned Monday that they have to move out immediately due to structural damage in the building. Willow Hall will be shuttered in the summer.

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