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Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

A bill to freeze NKU’s pension payment, which was set to soar to $31 million, passed April 26, interim president Gerard St. Amand told regents Wednesday.

GALLERY: Millennium Falcon touches down at BB&T Arena

GALLERY: Millennium Falcon touches down at BB&T Arena

Owen Treolo, Reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

In a galaxy not-so-far away, Han Solo’s famous Millennium Falcon landed at BB&T Arena this weekend, featuring a recreation of the interior of the famous freighter. The "Millennium Falcon Experience" as it’s called, coincides with the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Constructed inside a...

Students who drink regularly more likely to underperform, says psych professor

Students who drink regularly more likely to underperform, says psych professor

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH),15.1 million adults ages 18 and older has had an alcohol use disorder.

SOTA seniors’ art comes from introspection.

SOTA seniors’ art comes from introspection.

Chelsea Livers-Gowdy, Reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

  The School of the Arts is a place on campus where students discover their passions and turn them into art. Senior Chloe Collins, who is pursuing a BFA in art, took a gender studies class that challenged her perception of feminism.  Through the course, Collins grew and became more aware of h...

WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

Michael Canizales, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Tennis, Video

Born in Split, Croatia, Margita Sunjic moved to the United States in order to pursue a better opportunity for herself in the world of tennis. Since her arrival, Sunjic has won multiple awards for NKU, including Freshman of the Year and Horizon League Player of the Year twice. 

Farewell: Notes from the senior editors

Farewell: Notes from the senior editors

Northerner Staff

April 26, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

We admit: We're more than a little sad to let our seniors go. From reporting on the fly (sometimes skipping class to do so, shh...) to working long hours and late nights in the newsroom, our graduates will be missed. Here are their goodbyes. Ugh, do you have to go? ...

WATCH: The Debate on Gun Safety Reaches NKU

WATCH: The Debate on Gun Safety Reaches NKU

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News, Video

The national gun debate has sparked new passion and conversation in many students since the shooting in Parkland, Florida.  While much of the legislation that has been proposed in the wake of the school shooting has been to increase the presence of guns in schools, many more are opposed to the idea....

Norse golfer takes home Horizon League Championship

Norse golfer takes home Horizon League Championship

Michael Canizales, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Golf, Sports

Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida—Jacob Poore started the day with a two-stroke lead; the Northern Kentucky University men’s golfer carded a final round one under par 72, which won him the 2018 Horizon League Tournament Individual Championship. “I’ve always thought that he would win before he graduate...

EDITORIAL: Student newsrooms must remain independent. Full stop.

EDITORIAL: Student newsrooms must remain independent. Full stop.

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

Today we stand united with the nation’s student journalists and independent student reporting to #SaveStudentNewsrooms.

GALLERY: Activities Programming Board brings petting zoo to campus

GALLERY: Activities Programming Board brings petting zoo to campus

Emerson Swoger and Jude Noel

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

If you missed the petting zoo that took over NKU's Science Center lawn yesterday morning, don't fret. Northerner photographer Emerson Swoger was able to attend the event, presented by Activities Programming Board with help from Honey Hill farm, and snapped some pictures of the cutest animals on displ...

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

NKU students and faculty alike, gathered at the Highlander Event Center on Friday April 20th for an open mic night held by NKU’s Loch Norse Magazine. Participants were able to enjoy listening to the literary works of others, as well as share some of their own creative works.

Rachael Denhollander takes back the night

Rachael Denhollander takes back the night

Kane Mitten, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

“The most powerful thing you can do with your voice is speak the truth to a society that often does not want to hear it,” Rachael Denhollander said to over 75 students in the University Center ballroom last Tuesday. She spoke as part of the sixth annual Take Back the night, an event within NKU...

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