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Pot arrests rise at NKU, but does the punishment fit the crime?

Pot arrests rise at NKU, but does the punishment fit the crime?

Kyra McClendon, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

At NKU, there were 36 recorded incidents involving marijuana on campus from August to January, up from 16 incidents during the same timeframe in 2016.

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NKU ecological stewards to make historic Newport green

NKU ecological stewards to make historic Newport green

Josh Goad, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

Chris Harris sits at his desk in a swivel chair. Next to the office’s door, poster board presentations are filled with maps and pictures of Newport’s historic districts. He’s the assistant historic preservation officer of Newport, and part of his job is to help districts get on the National Register o...

13-year-old driver collides with police cruiser at NKU entrance

13-year-old driver collides with police cruiser at NKU entrance

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News, Police Beat

A 13-year-old was behind the wheel of a car that collided with a police cruiser on campus Tuesday afternoon.

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Off to the races: first student body president candidates announce on Twitter

Off to the races: first student body president candidates announce on Twitter

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Two sets of candidates announced their run for student body president and vice president on Monday.

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Suspects at large after robbery near University Suites

Suspects at large after robbery near University Suites

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

Two suspects are at large after a robbery in Lot U near University Suites in the Boothe Residential Village.

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Look back at NKU history as it turns 50

Look back at NKU history as it turns 50

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 10, 2018


Filed under Celebration, Featured Story, Multimedia, News

From UK Northern to Northern Kentucky State College to Northern Kentucky University, this is The Northerner's abridged history of NKU as it celebrates 50 years this weekend.

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Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Carrie Blair, Reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

The recent flu season hit the nation hard, and NKU is no exception.

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OPINION: Why I advocate for Kentucky universities

OPINION: Why I advocate for Kentucky universities

Hannah Edelen, Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, Opinions, Viewpoints

Hannah Edelen, secretary of public relations for NKU’s Student Government Association, joined hundreds of others across the Commonwealth on Tuesday at the state capitol to rally for higher education and stand against proposed budget cuts. Here’s why she advocates.

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SGA rallies against state cuts in Frankfort

SGA rallies against state cuts in Frankfort

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

After Gov. Matt Bevin’s recommendation to cut NKU’s funding on Jan. 16, the Student Government Association still hopes to arrive with the matched ferocity of 2017’s event.

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‘Forward Together’: Student community forms for sexual assault survivors

‘Forward Together’: Student community forms for sexual assault survivors

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Forward Together--a six week training group for survivors of sexual assault--will be offered to students by Health, Counseling and Wellness in collaboration with Norse Violence Prevention Center. It was student requests that inspired the creation of the group, said Gabby Dralle, the director of NVP. ...

Two burglaries reported in Regents Hall

Two burglaries reported in Regents Hall

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News, Police Beat

Campus police are currently investigating two burglaries alleged to have taken place in Regents Hall this month, according to a timely warning sent to students and faculty today. The pair of burglaries were reported Jan. 8 and Jan. 30, respectively. The suspect(s) allegedly forced entry into an o...

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