The Northerner

What you missed at SGA Feb. 18

What you missed at SGA Feb. 18

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, SGA

President makes executive orders SGA President Hannah Edelen started her report by announcing two executive orders that will go into effect immediately. “They’re just for accountability purposes, they’re nothing more than what [SGA] are doing,” Edelen said. The first executive order m...

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

You start your day off making breakfast. You open the fridge, close some cabinets and play music on your phone. Afterward, you drive to class. There, you open the door, type on your laptop and share your pencil with a friend. When you get home later in the evening, your body aches, accompanied with c...

Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, National News

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or b...

NKU food pantry battles student hunger

NKU food pantry battles student hunger

Bee Klapper, Contributor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

Catherine Chandler, like many college students, has made some sacrifices in the name of higher education. For her, that includes when a time when she needed to make the choice between eating the only thing available to her, blueberry muffins, or passing out due to low blood sugar. It seems like a si...

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

Northerner Staff

February 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

FUEL NKU, the university's on-campus food pantry, has moved into a larger space in Albright Health Center 104.

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under SGA

On Feb. 11, SGA hosted the directors of university housing and business operations, who both gave presentations. SGA student senate was also excited to vote on a new resolution aimed at extending library hours. Library hour extension Senators Noelle Brooks and Zachary Dichtl presented their resol...

Student Government Association: How does it work?

Student Government Association: How does it work?

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

With 30 Senate members and an Executive Board of 10, Student Government Association is a dedicated, hardworking student-run organization that advocates for NKU students. “SGA does a lot of great things for this university, a lot of fun things and difficult things,” said Matt Frey, vice presid...

Black History Month: a time for celebration, education

Black History Month: a time for celebration, education

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News

In 1925, historian, journalist and author Dr. Carter G. Woodson created the idea for the first Negro History Week—a celebration of experiences and accomplishments of African-Americans, said Dr. Eric Jackson, Black studies and history professor at NKU. Woodson, a graduate from Harvard University ...

Dean of students wins influential faculty award

Dean of students wins influential faculty award

Halley Gamble, Contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News

Arnie Slaughter was recently named the recipient of the Faculty/Staff Strongest Influence Award by NKU alumni, and he’s worked hard to achieve it. While winning the award was certainly not his goal when starting at NKU in 2003, his close relationships with student advocacy and engagement proved hi...

Pipe bursts in SOTA ceiling

Pipe bursts in SOTA ceiling

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

A sprinkler line near Greaves Concert Hall broke at about 3:30 p.m., knocking down ceiling tiles and covering the ground in about an inch of water.

‘Polar vortex’: Wednesday classes cancelled as cold temps move in

‘Polar vortex’: Wednesday classes cancelled as cold temps move in

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Weather

Jan. 30 classes are cancelled as an arctic blast from the north is expected to drop temperatures and wind chill well below zero.

Northerner wins 5 Kentucky Press Association awards

Northerner wins 5 Kentucky Press Association awards

Northerner Staff

January 29, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

The Northerner won five Kentucky Press Association awards Jan. 25. The Northerner, along with all Kentucky student publications, was also recognized for a year of watchdog reporting and a student press fight for public records.

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