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Alex Gilmore (left) and Miles Johnson (right) pose with Kwanzaa candles.

‘A lot of people are going to have fun’, Kwanzaa Celebration set for Dec. 9 at NKU

The celebration will be held at 3 p.m. in LA 110
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor December 8, 2021

A Kwanzaa Celebration is going to be held Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. in room 110 of Landrum Academic Center by students on the Black Studies Program Committee. The event aims to provide a welcoming environment for...

NKUs Student Union.

SGA passes first resolution of the semester and presents final safety walk report at Monday’s meeting

Madison Plank, Managing Editor December 7, 2021

SGA started off their last meeting of the semester on Monday with Chairperson of University Improvements Jimmy Renton and Vice Chairwoman of University Improvements Lucy Burns giving a reading on the final...

Picture of a brain with the letters S G A over top in yellow, fading lettering. Gray background. Landscape style.

SGA executive board members resign due to mental health and structural issues

Madison Plank and Mildred Nguyen December 2, 2021

Former SGA executive board members Chris Roat, Jimmy Renton and Karla Arango spoke with The Northerner about the impact the organization has had on their mental health that led them to their decisions...

What you missed at SGA: appointment of three new members, quorum met and a new resolution proposed

What you missed at SGA: appointment of three new members, quorum met and a new resolution proposed

Last week’s SGA meeting included the appointment of their new vice president, junior Daniel Myers. Myers was recently sworn in as a senator on Sept. 20.
Madison Plank, Managing Editor November 30, 2021

Monday’s SGA meeting included the appointment of two new senators and a new member to their executive board as well as the reading of a new resolution proposed by Chairperson of University Improvements...

NKU students pose for a picture during FUEL NKUs Friendsgiving Feast.

FUEL NKU hosts a Friendsgiving Feast for the NKU community

The event took place on Monday in the SU Ballroom
Amari Brandy, Assistant News Editor November 24, 2021

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Fuel NKU hosted its fourth annual Friendsgiving Feast. From sliced turkey to delectable pumpkin pie, this Thanksgiving event made the season even brighter.  “We...

A screencap during the student media forum hosted by NKU SPJ.

NKU hosts Student Media Forum for student journalists

Read more about the forum from earlier this month
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor November 24, 2021

College newsroom leaders face challenges from re-engaging the student body in a post-pandemic world to obtaining public records to squeezing in time for personal lives, according to editors from seven...

The student panelists for the second student panel included Alex Villaseñor, Jamie Collins, Jasmyn Browder and Hanson Nguyen. This section was moderated by Vice President of Student Affairs Eddie Howard.

NKU discusses the future of the hybrid format and student access in the ‘Future of the Hybrid U’ webinar

The webinar included two panels, including a student panel.
Braden White, Arts & Life Editor November 19, 2021

Northern Kentucky University students and faculty heard from three national leaders in higher education and NKU student panelists during the “Future of the Hybrid U” webinar Thursday afternoon. The...

What you missed at SGA: Nov. 15

What you missed at SGA: Nov. 15

Madison Plank, Managing Editor November 16, 2021

SGA swore in a new senator, as well as Assistant Dean of Students Bob Alston giving a presentation on NKU’s code of conduct and SGA’s chief justice giving a short presentation at Monday’s meeting.  Freshman...

The World Culture Fest took place from noon to 2 pm in the Student Union.

World Culture Fest kicks off International Education Week

The event took place in the Student Union on Monday
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor November 15, 2021

International Education Week began Monday with a World Culture Fest held in the Student Union’s second floor lobby. Attendees got a glimpse at traditional clothing, sample local treats and learn about...

Bob Barth, Vietnam War veteran and NKU alumnus, read from his new poetry book in the Steely Library on Veterans Day.

War and poetry: NKU alumnus poet commemorates Veterans Day

Bob Barth, an American poet, returned to his alma mater Northern Kentucky University on Thursday and read poems from his latest book.
Haven Wolfe, Contributor November 13, 2021

Help wasn’t coming. It was his job. As a reconnaissance leader, he would take a team of eight to ten men and patrol the mountains of Vietnam to survey the land, determine strategic features and locate...

The Norse Film Society organized Horror Roulette on Oct. 29.

Norse Film Society and the road to a successful Horror Roulette

Learn more about the Norse Film Society at NKU.
Lilly Boden, Contributor November 11, 2021

The Norse Film Society, otherwise known as NFS, has been around since 2009 and throughout the years has put on many events for all fellow film fanatics. The Horror Roulette Festival, which was held...

Transparency issues discussed at Monday’s SGA meeting

Transparency issues discussed at Monday’s SGA meeting

Madison Plank, Managing Editor November 9, 2021

Monday’s SGA meeting started with the appointment and swearing in of two new senators by Chief Justice Christopher Prince.  Ashton Davey, a computer science major with a minor in biology was sworn...

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