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GALLERY: Norse cut down the nets after winning regular season title

GALLERY: Norse cut down the nets after winning regular season title

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

After a steak dinner and a joyful bus ride home, the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team cut down the nets in BB&T Arena after clinching the Horizon League regular season title in a 75-56 win against IUPUI. The victory topped off a season that saw the Norse collect 22 wins, 15 o...

Annihilation: Another win for 21st century sci-fi film canon

Annihilation: Another win for 21st century sci-fi film canon

Kyle Howard, Reviewer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

Annihilation is writer and director Alex Garland’s second directorial endeavor after the success of his artificially intelligent debut, Ex Machina, which pitted two geniuses against the wit of an android woman. While Annihilation has suffered from some distribution, marketing, and editing problems...

NKU wins Horizon League regular season title with victory over IUPUI

NKU wins Horizon League regular season title with victory over IUPUI

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 25, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

For the first time in the Division I era, the Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team has captured their conference's regular season title. The Norse defeated IUPUI 75-56 on Sunday afternoon, clinching the Horizon League regular season title and the number one seed in the postseason tournament...

Investigation docs show Chase dean’s office a ‘toxic’ work environment

Investigation docs show Chase dean’s office a ‘toxic’ work environment

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief and Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Chase Law Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned in December after a university investigation found he violated NKU's Values and Ethical Responsibilities policy by creating “an unhealthy culture of fear, intimidation and bullying” in his office.

#NorseNotebook Loyalty makes NKU senior class stand out

#NorseNotebook Loyalty makes NKU senior class stand out

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

If you think about what the senior class of the NKU men’s basketball team has accomplished in such a short amount of time--a Horizon League championship, a NCAA Tournament appearance and back-to-back 20 win seasons--it’s staggering.   All three seniors, Jordan Garnett, Lavone Holland II and Nick Ay...

After harassment complaints, Chase Dean resigned in December, could return as professor in fall

After harassment complaints, Chase Dean resigned in December, could return as professor in fall

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Chase Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned after three women, two of them students, complained of sexual harassment to the university, according to an investigation by The Cincinnati Enquirer. Standen will stay on as a professor in fall.

Editor’s Chat: Kevin Schultz

Editor’s Chat: Kevin Schultz

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under 50th-anniversary-package, A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Editor’s note: This feature is part of an ongoing series of profiles catching up with Northerner editorial alumni, in honor of NKU’s 50th anniversary. Tucked into a far cranny of Carew Tower, Cincinnati Magazine’s offices are a shock of secondary color among its home building’s weathering Art Deco ar...

Six@Six lecture series: Art as Rx

Six@Six lecture series: Art as Rx

Mckenzie Eskridge, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 20, 2018


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

Nestled up on the common-area couch in the ceramics building, Charity Rust-Jordan sat down last week to discuss her journey as an art student, how her talents have lent themselves to community outreach and the social benefits of artmaking, all of which led to the Howard Scripps Center for Civic Engage...

Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night

Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

There were plenty of emotions in BB&T Arena Monday night, as NKU honored their three seniors Lavone Holland II, Jordan Garnett and Nick Ayers. The crowd was loud as each player received their framed jersey and shook hands with head coach John Brannen. For Holland though, he wishes those emoti...

REVIEW: Black Panther

REVIEW: Black Panther

Kayla Lumpkins, Reviewer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

OH MY GOD. We’re only two months into 2018 and Black Panther is already the best film of the year. I was fortunate to watch the movie Thursday night before its debut and WOW. I’m still shook. I haven’t stopped talking about the movie since I’ve seen it and I don’t know if I’ll stop anytime...

Pot arrests rise at NKU, but does the punishment fit the crime?

Pot arrests rise at NKU, but does the punishment fit the crime?

Kyra McClendon, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

At NKU, there were 36 recorded incidents involving marijuana on campus from August to January, up from 16 incidents during the same timeframe in 2016.

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