The Northerner

How should you learn about college debt?

How should you learn about college debt?

Nicole Browning and Sam Rosenstiel

November 28, 2018


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

With tuition on the rise at universities around the country, more and more students are taking out loans to afford a college degree, and NKU students are no exception. How students learn about debt and eventually overcome it is up to them, but what’s available at NKU to help them on their financial journey?

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?

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?

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News, Science & Health

The governor, state and NKU officials dedicated the Health Innovation Center on Wednesday.

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.

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. 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.

McConnell praises NKY court pick at NKU ceremony

McConnell praises NKY court pick at NKU ceremony

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2018


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

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell espoused President Donald Trump’s pick for federal judge in Greaves Concert Hall Monday.

Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

A bill to freeze NKU’s pension payment, which was set to soar to $31 million, passed April 26, interim president Gerard St. Amand told regents Wednesday.

‘NKU, what are we going to do?’: Students, professors, staff rally against state cuts, pension hikes

‘NKU, what are we going to do?’: Students, professors, staff rally against state cuts, pension hikes

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 12, 2018


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

Roaring louder than the coursing winds outside the Student Union were chants of “fund our future” led by students, faculty and staff protesting state education cuts. Homemade signs with “I AM WORTH IT,” “LET’S NOT GO BACKWARD” and “SAVE HIGHER EDUCATION” written in black ink waved as speakers advocated for relief from cuts.

State cuts get funding band-aid, pension challenge grows urgent

State cuts get funding band-aid, pension challenge grows urgent

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

The Kentucky legislature passed its final budget and a pension reform bill that leaves NKU in the black with more performance funding. But, it’s the unchanged pension cost administrators worry will send the university into the red.

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