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Norse take down Milwaukee Panthers in Conference Opener

Norse take down Milwaukee Panthers in Conference Opener

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

December 29, 2019

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team won its Horizon League conference opener Saturday afternoon against the Milwaukee Panthers 74-64 at BB&T Arena. Senior guard Tyler Sharpe led the Norse with 31 points, including six 3-pointers. This game was Sharpe’s third consecutive 30 point performance.

Twerking, university funding, student vigil: most viewed stories of decade

Twerking, university funding, student vigil: most viewed stories of decade

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

December 29, 2019

Between 2010 to 2019, The Northerner amassed 1.1 million page views on our website alone. In this decade, NKU has gone through three university presidents, built and renovated new buildings, transitioned to Division I athletics and added a new college. The Northerner wanted to spotlight 10 of the...

‘Refreshing,’ the presence of male cheerleaders at NKU

‘Refreshing,’ the presence of male cheerleaders at NKU

Kaycee Sloan, Contributor

December 23, 2019

Cheerleaders are a great way to get a crowd hyped up, especially during sporting events.  NKU’s group of cheerleaders cheer for and support a variety of different sports at NKU, but one support system that goes unnoticed is between the male cheerleaders on the team.

NKU women’s basketball wrap up nonconference play with 80-72 win

NKU women’s basketball wrap up nonconference play with 80-72 win

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

The Norse end their nonconference record at 6-5 in an 80-72 win against the Wofford College Terriers Friday night. Four Norse scored in double digits.

Tyler Sharpe posts career-high 30 points after defeating Illinois State

Tyler Sharpe posts career-high 30 points after defeating Illinois State

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

December 16, 2019

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team took down the Illinois State Redbirds Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena. With their third straight win the Norse are now tied with Horizon League foe Wright State with identical 8-3 records. 

REVIEW: Harry Styles returns with ‘Fine Line’

REVIEW: Harry Styles returns with ‘Fine Line’

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

December 13, 2019

There’s something we all expect of Harry Styles, whether we like to admit it or not. He’s carried a persona of being an immortal early 1970’s rock star with a taste for psychedelics and an obsession with finding the true meaning of good music. We expect profound one-liners and tattoo-worthy co...

SOTA Senior Exhibition brings mummy, marketplace to campus

SOTA Senior Exhibition brings mummy, marketplace to campus

Alyssa Weber, Reporter

December 13, 2019

One of the only places where you could view a mummy and a marketplace under the same roof resided in SOTA this week. 

Dantez Walton named Horizon League Player of the week 3x in a row

Dantez Walton named Horizon League Player of the week 3x in a row

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 9, 2019

Senior forward Dantez Walton has been named Horizon League’s men’s basketball player of the Week for the third consecutive time this season. Walton has been averaging 25.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and three assists per game.  Walton is the first Horizon League men’s basketball player since Ne...

Northern Kentucky takes down Eastern Kentucky 76-57

Northern Kentucky takes down Eastern Kentucky 76-57

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

The in-state battle Sunday night ended in NKU’s favor with a 76-57 win. The Norse are now 7-3 on the season. Senior forward Dantez Walton led with 18 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore guard Trevon Faulkner also had 18 points and led in assists with seven. 

Louisville Cardinals use second half spurt to put the Norse away, 85-57

Louisville Cardinals use second half spurt to put the Norse away, 85-57

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

December 8, 2019

NKU took on the No. 2 Lady Cardinals Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena. Prior to the start of the game redshirt senior point guard Molly Glick received a game ball for achieving her 1,000th career point. 

SOTA first-year show shows students’ potential

SOTA first-year show shows students’ potential

Emily Broyles, Reporter

December 7, 2019

The School of the Arts’ annual first-year show is here again, where new theatre students come together to dazzle attendees with a show only they perform in.

In-state showdown: More than just a match up

In-state showdown: More than just a match up

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

On Sunday afternoon the no. 2 ranked University of Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball team will face NKU’s women’s basketball at BB&T Arena. The game won’t be a big deal just for the Norse but will mean a lot for Head Coach of the Lady Cardinals, Jeff Walz. 

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