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What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

So far, President Ashish Vaidya said his core team has had over 1,700 face-to-face interactions with students, staff, faculty and community members through over 70 different “Talkshop” sessions.

At campus pro-life display, opinions split on Roe v. Wade

At campus pro-life display, opinions split on Roe v. Wade

Noelle Horn, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

“Life begins when you stand up to Christian fascists” and “I have no right to deny her right” were some of the many signs at the Revolutionary Student Union’s Rally for Roe v. Wade on Thursday. Pro-life group Northern Right to Life showed their annual “Cemetery of the Innocents” disp...

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

At an evening vigil for an NKU student who recently died on campus, students, faculty, alumni and community members gathered in the Student Union ballroom to remember his life.

Innovation and entrepreneurship center ranked top 5 best worldwide

Innovation and entrepreneurship center ranked top 5 best worldwide

Daniel Jones, Contributor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been recognized as one of the best in the world for their efforts in launching and supporting student-led startup companies. The center was one of five finalists chosen for “Outstanding Contribution to Venture Creation” at the annual confe...

Election 2018: What you need to know

Election 2018: What you need to know

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018


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

Election Day is tomorrow. Are you prepared to vote?

Student dies in campus residence hall

Student dies in campus residence hall

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

An NKU student died on campus Friday night, university officials and the county coroner confirmed.

Professor, students developing vaccine for hepatitis C

Professor, students developing vaccine for hepatitis C

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

There’s no vaccine. Treatment costs thousands. It affects 3.5 million Americans. There were nearly 3,000 cases of acute hepatitis C reported to the CDC in 2016, and an estimated 3.5 million people in the U.S. have chronic hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a blood-borne pathogen, spreading through blood c...

Vaidya: After troubling events, NKU ‘no place for hate’

Vaidya: After troubling events, NKU ‘no place for hate’

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, National News, News

NKU president Dr. Ashish Vaidya called for a unified campus in light of recent violence around the country.

Tricky treats: Did Mom and Dad ever check your candy?

Tricky treats: Did Mom and Dad ever check your candy?

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Some of the biggest traditions of Halloween include dressing up as monsters, watching scary movies or going to haunted houses. But one of the biggest fears that has existed for decades is that Halloween candy is being poisoned. For the past 30 years, University of Delaware sociology professor Dr. Joel...

Northerner earns three national Pinnacle Awards

Northerner earns three national Pinnacle Awards

Northerner Staff

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, News, Sports

The Northerner received three national Pinnacle Awards for reporting, sports photography and editorial illustration on Oct. 26.

How NKU fights its shrinking enrollment

How NKU fights its shrinking enrollment

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Continued decline in enrollment could lead to further shortfalls, which means less spending on everything. This year’s shortfall occurred because NKU estimated the enrollment decline on historic data— but is there a precedent?

NKU observatory sends students across the cosmos

NKU observatory sends students across the cosmos

Owen Treolo, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

This past Saturday, Northern Kentucky’s Halie Planetarium reopened the Schneider Observatory. The ceremony was tied into NASA’s International Observe the Moon Night. The 1,000-square foot observatory, located on the roof of Founders Hall, was named after NKU alumni Julie and David Schneider. I...

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