The Northerner

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

April 25, 2019

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...

Women’s History Month: female empowerment, leadership

Women’s History Month: female empowerment, leadership

Northerner Staff

March 8, 2019

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

 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...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Northerner Sports Staff

February 21, 2018

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...

Teach Me How to Hobby

Hannah Hagedorn, Ast. News Editor

September 29, 2017

Teach me how to hobby: Lyra

Teach me how to hobby: Lyra

Hannah Hagedorn, Asst. News Editor

March 22, 2017

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