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Last chance to pay parking tickets with peanut butter

Last chance to pay parking tickets with peanut butter

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Crunchy, creamy and even Skippy peanut butter are being accepted in place of your parking tickets and citations.

Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

For 15 years, October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Various events and conferences happen throughout October to promote awareness for cybersecurity. On Oct. 11 and 12, NKU will be hosting their 11th annual Cybersecurity Symposium. I...

What you missed at SGA Oct. 8

What you missed at SGA Oct. 8

Chris Robertson, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, SGA, WYMASGA

Student Government Association welcomed NKU President Ashish Vaidya for a talk shop meeting, and members discussed how they could improve their relationships with students.

Pizza poll: LaRosa’s leading student vote to replace Papa John’s

Pizza poll: LaRosa’s leading student vote to replace Papa John’s

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

A new university survey asks students which national pizza chain should take Papa John’s place, and after one week, LaRosa’s Pizza is quickly taking the lead.

East Village: Water main break floods part of Lot Z

East Village: Water main break floods part of Lot Z

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

After a water main break late Monday afternoon, about two dozen parking spots in Lot Z near the East Residential Village are temporarily closed off and will reopen within 48 hours.

The dangers of Cyberspace & how you can protect yourself

The dangers of Cyberspace & how you can protect yourself

Noelle Horn, Reporter

October 4, 2018


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

One day while browsing the internet a pop-up appears on your screen. The pop-up says to be from Microsoft and claims that a virus been found on your computer and that if immediate actions are not taken — if you do not call their toll free number, your information will be stolen. On closer inspection, y...

GALLERY: Wil Schroder, Rachel Roberts debate at NKU Student Union

GALLERY: Wil Schroder, Rachel Roberts debate at NKU Student Union

Northerner Staff

October 3, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

State Senator Wil Schroder and Rachel Roberts debated issues affecting everyday Kentuckians in front of over 300 attendants in NKU's Student Union Ballroom Tuesday night.

Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

October 3, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, National News, News

NKU uses trainings, alerts and procedures to keep students safe during active shootings and other emergencies.

Election 2018: State senate debate in SU Ballroom Oct. 2

Election 2018: State senate debate in SU Ballroom Oct. 2

Northerner Staff

September 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News, SGA

As the midterm election draws near, NKU Student Government Association and The Northerner will host a debate featuring incumbent State Senator Wil Schroder and challenger Rachel Roberts.

What you missed at SGA Sept. 24

What you missed at SGA Sept. 24

Ryan Clifton, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, SGA, WYMASGA

Student Government Association discussed its 2018-19 budget and learned of a new initiative to establish roundtable discussions with the student body at SGA’s Monday meeting.

What you missed at SGA Sept. 17

What you missed at SGA Sept. 17

Ryan Clifton, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Kentucky News, News, SGA, WYMASGA

Protesters descended on Student Government Association’s Sept. 17 meeting to rally against the appointment of a justice accused of using derogatory language by a former SGA senator and former justice. Two state senators also spoke about university funding, and SGA passed a resolution for veterans.

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In Kentucky, cases of hepatitis A continue to climb. Per year, the commonwealth typically experiences 20 cases of the virus. Since November 2017, that number has grown to over 1,300 reported cases in the state and 50 in northern Kentucky, according to the Northern Kentucky Health Department.

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