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Toby Keith will headline BB&T Arena show

Toby Keith will headline BB&T Arena show

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2019

Billboard’s Country Artist of the Decade is stopping by BB&T Arena for his "That's Country Bro!" tour.

Five questions with the sixth president

Five questions with the sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Goad

April 1, 2019

He's traveled the world, taught at universities around the country and now that he's arrived at NKU, do you truly know Dr. Ashish Vaidya? The Northerner: Throughout all your travels, what’s been your favorite food? Dr. Ashish Vaiyda: "We are foodies, my family; we are food snobs ... we have extremel...

Norse baseball split double-header against Golden Grizzlies

Norse baseball split double-header against Golden Grizzlies

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

NKU’s baseball team played against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in a double-header Sunday at Bill Aker Baseball Complex. The Norse won the first game with a score of 3-2, but lost game two 0-4. The Norse are now 5-20 on the season and 4-5 in the Horizon League conference. The Grizzlies also stand 4-5 in the conference and have a regular season record of 4-19.

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

March 30, 2019

Family, friends, colleagues and students welcomed in the sixth president of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Ashish Vaidya on Friday during his official installation. Vaidya assumed the role as president on July 1, 2018, but was formally recognized during the installation. Vaidya thanked everyon...

SGA 2019: Lopez and Sanford elected student body president, VP

SGA 2019: Lopez and Sanford elected student body president, VP

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2019

Lopez and Sanford took 45 percent of 814 student votes for SGA president.

Ceramic professor creates beautiful art on campus

Ceramic professor creates beautiful art on campus

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

March 28, 2019

Professor Jee Eun Lee’s passion for ceramics started off as an act of defiance. Lee’s mother and sister—both artists who knew the struggles of selling their work in a creative discipline—didn’t want Lee to experience that hardship. In turn, Lee’s family pushed her to focus on her stud...

Dr. Ashish Vaidya: NKU installs sixth president

Dr. Ashish Vaidya: NKU installs sixth president

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 27, 2019

Growing up, President Ashish Vaidya’s father was a successful engineer for the Indian government, and back in those days it was assumed that to be a success you were either an engineer or a medical doctor. What was Vaidya’s childhood dream? Not medicine or engineering, his sights were set on the...

Norse baseball fall to Butler

Norse baseball fall to Butler

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

March 27, 2019

The NKU men’s baseball team lost to the Butler Bulldogs on Tuesday afternoon with a final score of 2-9. This brings the Norse’s overall record down to 4-17 while the Bulldogs record improves to 14-9.

What you missed at SGA Mar. 25

What you missed at SGA Mar. 25

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 27, 2019

According to Meeks, a selection committee unanimously voted against Chick-fil-A as a restaurant to propose in the negotiation with Chartwells—the next option in line being Panda Express.

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019

NKU women’s basketball players said they have experienced a culture of abuse fostered by its head coach that went unaddressed by administrators.

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

It just got slightly more expensive to attend NKU. The Board of Regents approved several rate increases, including a 2.8 percent tuition hike, for various goods and services on campus during their March 20 meeting, on par with market changes. In a recommendation for the 2019-2020 academic year...

Fact check: Is NKU MBB Coach Brannen leaving for Alabama?

Fact check: Is NKU MBB Coach Brannen leaving for Alabama?

Sierra Newton and Kane Mitten

March 25, 2019

Why are we even asking this question?  With being the second winningest coach in NKU history and taking two trips to the NCAA tournament as well as an NIT debut in the first three years of Division I eligibility, these types of talks come about.

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