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How higher ed employees cope with no paid parental leave

How higher ed employees cope with no paid parental leave

Nicole Browning and Corinne Byrne, Managing Editor and Reporter

April 25, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Packages

There is no current standard for paid parental leave in America, and regional universities including NKU, UK, UC, WKU, EKU, Murray State and Morehead State also do not offer paid leave, but are legally protected under the Family Medical Leave Act, which prevents eligible employees from being terminated...

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Cheerleading, Featured Story, Multimedia, Sports, Video

What sport encompasses heights, flips, jumps, potential balls hurtling toward you and lifting other people all while remaining smiling and energized? None other than the beast of cheerleading.

Women’s History Month: female empowerment, leadership

Women’s History Month: female empowerment, leadership

Northerner Staff

March 8, 2019


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In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, a celebration of women of all walks of life, The Northerner presents inspiring true stories of NKU’s female students, faculty and administrators. From exceptional athletes who show courage and poise on the course to administrator...

Paving the future, reflecting on the past

Paving the future, reflecting on the past

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

February 6, 2019


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 Since the creation of Black History Month in 1976, America comes together every February to celebrate the accomplishments of its Black citizens. Each year, historians always give a platform to Black icons like Muhammed Ali and Rosa Parks, whose stories are often told and retold. For this issue...

GALLERY: NKU’s 5th Annual Pride March

GALLERY: NKU’s 5th Annual Pride March

Jude Noel and Emerson Swoger

April 2, 2018


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

  Students took to the Student Union Plaza this morning to attend NKU's 5th Annual Pride March, which officially kicked off Pride Week, organized by LGBTQ Programs and Services. The march started at 11:50 a.m. and ended back at the Student Union, where attendees were invited to a resource ...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Northerner Sports Staff

February 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Game Coverage, Multimedia, Packages, Softball, Sports, Tennis

The unseasonably warm temperatures the past week and a half have welcomed with open arms the start of the spring sports season here at Northern Kentucky University. Baseball and softball opened their respective seasons last weekend while tennis has played several indoor matches so far. While the re...

TIMELINE: A Northerner retrospective

TIMELINE: A Northerner retrospective

Mackenzie Manley and Jude Noel

February 13, 2018


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NKU is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. For almost as long as this university has operated, The Northerner has been there through the rises, the falls and the parking woes (the one constant in all of NKU's history). Here are some of the highlights of our coverage since the presses started...

Look back at NKU history as it turns 50

Look back at NKU history as it turns 50

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 10, 2018


Filed under Celebration, Featured Story, Multimedia, News

From UK Northern to Northern Kentucky State College to Northern Kentucky University, this is The Northerner's abridged history of NKU as it celebrates 50 years this weekend.

The Northerner’s 2017 Recap

The Northerner’s 2017 Recap

Northerner Staff

December 30, 2017


Filed under 2017 Recap, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Multimedia, News, Sports, Viewpoints

From sending off a departing president to welcoming a new one, from a March Madness bid to Horizon League honors, from selling WNKU to building new facilities, from festivals to protests to games and more, The Northerner was there. 

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