The Northerner

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.

Budget provision would let colleges fire tenured faculty

Budget provision would let colleges fire tenured faculty

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Is tenure in trouble? A late addition to the Kentucky state budget would allow universities to fire tenured faculty when cutting programs.

Budget cuts: 5 things to know about NKU’s situation

Budget cuts: 5 things to know about NKU’s situation

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Based on cuts proposed by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, NKU could lose over $3 million in state appropriations, including all funds for the Kentucky Center for Mathematics.

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.

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, SGA, 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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