The Northerner

A picture of two people at the HCSW in UC 440.

Faculty senate passes resolution while petition calls for vaccine mandate

The university is aware of the resolution, but no policy regarding a vaccine mandate has been implemented at this time
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor September 24, 2021

The faculty senate recently passed a resolution in favor of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all students, faculty and staff at Northern Kentucky University. Meanwhile, an unrelated petition by a faculty...

New senators appointed, guest speakers at SGA on Monday

New senators appointed, guest speakers at SGA on Monday

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 21, 2021

SGA is on a roll this semester with the appointment of six new senators at Monday’s meeting, where seven other members were appointed just last week. Chief Justice Christopher Prince appointed...

The exterior of Callahan Hall.

University housing changes for fall semester and beyond

What to expect in regards to NKU housing, now and in the future
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor September 19, 2021

Several changes to Northern Kentucky University campus housing have come this fall semester and are expected to continue into next year. Alongside a new residence hall that opened on Aug. 19, existing...

What you missed at SGA: appointment of new members, event updates, more

What you missed at SGA: appointment of new members, event updates, more

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 14, 2021

Northern Kentucky University’s Student Governance Room was full of new faces at Monday’s SGA meeting. Six new senators and a new justice were appointed by Chief Justice Christopher Prince at Monday’s...

Students eating and talking to one another in the Student Union at tables spread out.

‘The campus now has life’: Professors and student reflect on in-person classes

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 12, 2021

How COVID-19 looked a year ago compared to how it looks now has changed a lot on Northern Kentucky University’s campus. Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Richard Durtsche said that he overcame...

Students gather in the Health Innovation Center.

Back to School at NKU: New Opportunities and Adjustments

Northerner Staff September 3, 2021

School is back at NKU. After all the tribulations and adaptations that students, staff and faculty endured last year, NKU has resumed in-person operations throughout campus, and some students are experiencing...

What to expect from The Northerner in 2021-22

What to expect from The Northerner in 2021-22

Letter from the Editor: What to expect from The Northerner this year
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2021

For any media organization, particularly student media, the success of the publication is extremely dependent on the connection that it has with the community and the people that it covers and represents. For...

New NKU Provost Matt Cecil poses for a photo.

New Provost Matt Cecil, COVID-19 restrictions and visions for a post-pandemic campus

Learn more about new NKU Provost Matt Cecil
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor September 3, 2021

This story was previously published in The Northerner's print newspaper on Sep. 1. Dr. Matt Cecil was selected as the new Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs on July 1 following...

NKU develops COVID-19 Decision Indicators, event updates and more

NKU develops COVID-19 Decision Indicators, event updates and more

Northern Kentucky counties have reached the red zone again due to the high number of positive COVID-19 cases
Madison Plank, Managing Editor August 26, 2021

An email from the Office of the Provost sent out Thursday morning states that Kentucky just logged one of the worst days for positive COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant becomes more prevalent throughout...

NKU Fall Convocation screen, black and gold with spots all around

NKU gains a sense of normalcy at the Fall 2021 Convocation

Madison Plank, Managing Editor August 17, 2021

The 2021 Fall Convocation had a room filled with people masked up and Norsed up.  Rounds of applauses and laughter could be heard in the Student Union ballroom on Monday afternoon where the first campus-wide...

Outside the Student Union during fall.

NKU announces new indoor masking requirement for those vaccinated and unvaccinated

The announcement came Tuesday morning from the office of the provost
Madison Plank, Managing Editor August 3, 2021

An email from the office of the provost sent out on Tuesday morning details Northern Kentucky University’s new indoor mask mandate, stating that masks will be required indoors on campus for those vaccinated...

NKU forgives $600,000 in student debt accumulated during pandemic among other $3M Equity Initiatives

NKU forgives $600,000 in student debt accumulated during pandemic among other $3M Equity Initiatives

Students will also be provided with $250 bookstore vouchers
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief July 22, 2021

In a campus-wide email on Thursday, Northern Kentucky University announced $3 million in Equity Initiatives by using federal coronavirus relief funds to prioritize students impacted the most by the pandemic.  The...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.
News