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WATCH- Phi Mu Hosts Charity Spelling Bee

WATCH- Phi Mu Hosts Charity Spelling Bee

December 3, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

Phi Mu Sorority hosted an All Greek Spelling Bee on Thursday, November 29th. This even brought together greek chapters for a friendly spelling competition to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

December 1, 2018


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

Fresh off his triple-double against Morehead State on Tuesday night, Horizon League preseason MVP Drew McDonald tallied 21 points and five rebounds to help the Norse past last year's NCAA Tournament darlings UMBC, 78-60 at BB&T Arena on Friday night. The Cold Spring, Kentucky native finished ...

When Norse score 80, you score pizza

When Norse score 80, you score pizza

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

As the men’s basketball season starts back up, the much-loved Domino’s promotion has returned.

McDonald named to the 2019 Lou Henson Award Watch List

McDonald named to the 2019 Lou Henson Award Watch List

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


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

NKU senior standout Drew McDonald has been named to the 2018-19 Lou Henson Award Watch List for the second consecutive season. This award is presented to the nation's top mid-major player in Division I college basketball and will be presented at the College Insider awards event in April at the site of t...

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

November 30, 2018


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

NKU Graphic Design BFA students showcase their senior capstone projects for the public to enjoy. Project topics range greatly, from marketing designs to art focused on women empowerment. Students work on these projects all year long to have them displayed in the fine arts gallery on NKU's campus. ...

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team season ended in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship, after being swept by Miami (OH) in three sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-22) on Thursday night. With the loss, the Norse end their 2018 season with a winning record of 21-10. Laura Crawford and Natali...

National science grant makes scholarships ‘SOAR’

National science grant makes scholarships ‘SOAR’

Jack Flesch, Contributor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In fall 2019, 36 new NKU students will join hundreds of current NKU students and alumni as members of the Scholarships, Opportunities, Achievements and Results (SOAR) Project as a recent National Science Foundation grant puts the SOAR Project back on its feet. The SOAR Project began at NKU in 2008 in eff...

Did your college step up on Giving Tuesday?

Did your college step up on Giving Tuesday?

Northerner Staff

November 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

How does your college fare against the rest?

How should you learn about college debt?

How should you learn about college debt?

Nicole Browning and Sam Rosenstiel

November 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, National News, News

With tuition on the rise at universities around the country, more and more students are taking out loans to afford a college degree, and NKU students are no exception. How students learn about debt and eventually overcome it is up to them, but what’s available at NKU to help them on their financial journey?

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


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

It only took 6,506 days, but Craig Conley now has company in NKU's triple-double club, as Drew McDonald became the long-awaited second member on Tuesday night.

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team advanced to the postseason for the first time in the Division I era, when they earned a bid to the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship on Sunday night. “We are very excited to play in the NIVC tournament,” NKU head coach Liz Hart said. “It’s ...

Opioids: Health Innovation receives $200K to fight epidemic

Opioids: Health Innovation receives $200K to fight epidemic

Northerner Staff

November 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News, Science & Health

Northern Kentucky’s opioid overdose rates were among some of the highest in the state last year.

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