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Student: ‘I didn’t want there to be a girl after me’

Student: ‘I didn’t want there to be a girl after me’

Sam Rosenstiel and Mackenzie Manley

April 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

As a freshman, she was self-conscious and lonely—qualities she believes were later taken advantage of by Dr. Randy Pennington, NKU’s choral studies director.

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.

Police Beat week of April 11

Police Beat week of April 11

Northerner Staff

April 10, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

A rape reported in University Housing, property removed from a dorm, drug offenses and harassment. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

What you missed at SGA April 9

What you missed at SGA April 9

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

SGA read resolutions expanding on-campus dining options to include Muslim diets and reintroduce two organizations back into Greek life, and the senate passed a resolution celebrating the fifth anniversary of LGBTQ programs.

Education, care go hand-in-hand for Health Innovation director

Education, care go hand-in-hand for Health Innovation director

Josh Goad, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

“She was a woman with a vision,” Dr. Valerie Gray Hardcastle said of her grandmother. ”Her vision was that the sons would get a college education and that was there way out of this abject poverty and the daughters would marry someone with a college education.” Hardcastle, NKU’s first executive...

Police Beat week of April 4

Police Beat week of April 4

Northerner Staff

April 3, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

A rear window was broken in Lot V. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

What you missed at SGA April 2

What you missed at SGA April 2

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

The Student Government Association passed resolutions on textbooks, sexual assault resources and Muslim prayer rooms and read three other resolutions on Monday. Here’s what you missed at SGA on 4/2.

In the wake of the Early Childhood Center’s closure, students work to save it

In the wake of the Early Childhood Center’s closure, students work to save it

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In a small room next to the Early Childhood Center, Samantha Hamilton holds her youngest son on one knee. In front of them are stacks of research and statistics that detail the struggle single parents face while obtaining a college degree. For her, the ECC has made her feel like finishing her educ...

Why the Second Amendment stuck around

Why the Second Amendment stuck around

Natalie Hamren, Asst. News Editor

March 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

With each mass shooting, the gun control debate emerges and re-emerges. At its center is what the Second Amendment, ratified in 1791, actually means.

BREAKING: Edelen, Frey win SGA presidential election

BREAKING: Edelen, Frey win SGA presidential election

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News, SGA

Spring election commissioner Hunter Poindexter announced the results outside the SGA offices on the third floor of the Student Union on Friday. Full results for student government's spring election can be viewed here.

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.

Who’s running for 2018-19 SGA president?

Who’s running for 2018-19 SGA president?

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

Student Government Association’s spring election season comes to a close this week; voting for senators and executive positions is March 28-29, and results will be announced outside of SGA’s office in the Student Union Friday at noon.

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