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Convocation 2018: 3 takeaways from Vaidya’s first address as president

Convocation 2018: 3 takeaways from Vaidya’s first address as president

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

August 14, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In his first address to NKU as its sixth president, Dr. Ashish Vaidya highlighted the hope he has for NKU’s growth, innovation and insight into the strategies that could make his goals a reality.

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

July 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Papa John’s is leaving the Student Union before classes resume, the president of the university announced Monday. In an email sent to the campus community, President Ashish Vaidya announced that NKU would remove the pizza franchise from campus due to recent comments made by founder “Papa” John Sch...

Chase professor a Supreme Court contender

Chase professor a Supreme Court contender

Josh Goad, Asst. News Editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

Chase professor Amul Thapar is on President Trump's shortlist to serve on the Supreme Court following Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.

The ‘semi-accidental’ leader: St. Amand bids NKU farewell

The ‘semi-accidental’ leader: St. Amand bids NKU farewell

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

The central thread of St. Amand’s career has been what he calls “semi-accidental” leadership and service. Throughout his time in the military and in higher education, he always stepped up to fill a need, even when he least expected it.

Childcare: UC center steps in to save NKU daycare

Childcare: UC center steps in to save NKU daycare

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

University of Cincinnati’s childcare center has partnered to take over the Early Childhood Center on campus, NKU announced Thursday. Without a bid, the center was slated to close in June.

Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Undergraduate tuition is set to rise by $280 per year this fall as three university divisions are cut by $5.8 million to cover low enrollment and rising costs.

Regents approve new fees for 100 fall courses. Will you pay more?

Regents approve new fees for 100 fall courses. Will you pay more?

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Taking a chemistry lab next fall? How about an education course? Any computer science classes? If so, expect some extra charges on your fall tuition bill.

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.

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....

Police Beat week of April 25

Police Beat week of April 25

Northerner Staff

April 24, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

A dorm party, marijuana possession, harassing cards and theft at the Rec. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

What you missed at SGA April 23

What you missed at SGA April 23

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, SGA, WYMASGA

SGA carried out its first meeting with the new 2018-19 assembly, appointed committee chairs and passed an honorary resolution in celebration of NKU’s 50th anniversary. Here’s what you missed at SGA on April 23.

Students, parents rally for campus childcare with UC takeover on the table

Students, parents rally for campus childcare with UC takeover on the table

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

One week after students and staff rallied against state budget cuts, two dozen students marched outside the Student Union to save the Early Childhood Center, a program slated to close June 1 due to budget pressures that have existed since 2015.

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