The Northerner

Local attractions create influx of job opportunities

Danielle Roberts, Staff writer

February 7, 2013


Filed under Kentucky News, National News, News

Between the numerous grand openings of establishments in downtown Cincinnati and the approaching summer season that is sure to bring big business to some of the area’s popular attractions, job seekers are now seeing ample opportunities for local employment. The Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati is...

Green initiatives on campus on the rise

Green initiatives on campus on the rise

Derek White, Staff writer

February 7, 2013


Filed under Kentucky News, National News, News

The impact of the eco-friendly programs on campus may appear minor to an outsider. If you were to get a look at what goes on behind the scenes, however; you would begin to see the bigger picture of what NKU’s green programs are doing to make the campus cleaner and more efficient. The overall work...

How to save money on a college budget

Caitlin Centner, Arts & Life editor

January 31, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Kentucky News, National News

Budgeting may seem simple, income vs. expenses and when they’re due, but for some college students, and people in general, budgeting can be a struggle. It may feel like you’re already standing in knee-deep water that’s quickly rising when it comes to finances; but with the right resources you...

Freshmen applications up 30 percent

Kevin Schultz, News editor

January 31, 2013


Filed under Kentucky News, National News, News

Interest in NKU is on the rise from potential freshmen students, with applications for the class of 2017 up over 30 percent, according to an announcement made by Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Paul Orscheln at the Jan. 9 Board of Regents meeting. The reasons for this dramatic increase...

Freshman impresses coach, teammates and conference

Freshman impresses coach, teammates and conference

Brook Clifford, Staff Writer

January 31, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, National News, Sports

Tyler White is the new kid on the block from Lima, Ohio. A freshman guard on the NKU men’s basketball team, White entered the starting line up about three weeks ago and was just awarded a Newcomer of the Week title from the Atlantic Sun Conference. Since he’s been starting and playing more, he...

Norse basketball makes SportsCenter top 10

Norse basketball makes SportsCenter top 10

Brook Clifford, Staff writer

January 31, 2013


Filed under Kentucky News, National News, Sports

Junior guard Chad Jackson had a put-back dunk against Kennesaw State University on Jan. 26, energizing the homecoming crowd of almost 5,000 people. The dunk was featured on SportsCenter’s top 10 plays that same night as number 10. “The fact that it’s our first year in Division I makes it incredible...

What we can learn from online hoax

Staff editorial

January 24, 2013


Filed under National News, Opinions, Viewpoints

It might be sort of an odd story, the one of Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o’s supposed dead girlfriend hoax, but in an era of “catfishing” online and a 24-hour news cycle that is too concerned with publication instead of facts, it’s not that surprising to students and student journalists. In...

NKU no. 2 in state safety rankings

Brook Clifford, Staff writer

January 17, 2013


Filed under Kentucky News, National News, News

For two years running Northern Kentucky University has ranked second for lowest on-campus crime rates for public schools in Kentucky on stateuniversity.com. Two years ago, this website decided to get information from campuses all over the United States about crime on campus to provide information for...

Norse achieve highest grades in athletics history

Norse achieve highest grades in athletics history

Brook Clifford, Staff writer

January 17, 2013


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

Northern Kentucky University athletes are held to a high standard when it comes to academics. Not only do they have to be in good standing with the university, but they also have to meet the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility requirements, goals they set for themselves and that...

Students take a stand, raise money before India trip

Andrew Zeiser, Contributing writer

November 21, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, National News, News

Students at Northern Kentucky University may have noticed more white being worn in the Math Education Psychology building on Thursday. The College of Health Professions launched its first campus Whiteout. The event was to raise awareness for widows in India. Indian widows are shunned from society...

NKU students help lead Cincinnati Marriage Equality Protest

Tara Derington & Karli Wood

November 5, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

NKU students helped coordinate the Marriage Equality Protest in Cincinnati on Nov 5. Adam Hoover, a 17-year-old Harrison High School student, originally posted the event via Facebook. "Everyone has their God-given right to marry the one they love," said Hoover. Hoover decided to create the...

iRIP: He made the 21st century

October 12, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

Candles flickered outside Apple stores, where bouquets of flowers encircled photos of Steve Jobs. Thousands of mourners replaced their Facebook photos with the black Apple logo. And tributes flooded in from world leaders and industry pillars, including Apple’s most bitter rivals. The outpouring of sentiment – the kind usually reserved for pop culture icons l...

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