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Five questions with the sixth president

Five questions with the sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Goad

April 1, 2019

He's traveled the world, taught at universities around the country and now that he's arrived at NKU, do you truly know Dr. Ashish Vaidya? The Northerner: Throughout all your travels, what’s been your favorite food? Dr. Ashish Vaiyda: "We are foodies, my family; we are food snobs ... we have extremel...

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

March 30, 2019

Family, friends, colleagues and students welcomed in the sixth president of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Ashish Vaidya on Friday during his official installation. Vaidya assumed the role as president on July 1, 2018, but was formally recognized during the installation. Vaidya thanked everyon...

SGA 2019: Lopez and Sanford elected student body president, VP

SGA 2019: Lopez and Sanford elected student body president, VP

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2019

Lopez and Sanford took 45 percent of 814 student votes for SGA president.

Dr. Ashish Vaidya: NKU installs sixth president

Dr. Ashish Vaidya: NKU installs sixth president

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 27, 2019

Growing up, President Ashish Vaidya’s father was a successful engineer for the Indian government, and back in those days it was assumed that to be a success you were either an engineer or a medical doctor. What was Vaidya’s childhood dream? Not medicine or engineering, his sights were set on the...

What you missed at SGA Mar. 25

What you missed at SGA Mar. 25

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 27, 2019

According to Meeks, a selection committee unanimously voted against Chick-fil-A as a restaurant to propose in the negotiation with Chartwells—the next option in line being Panda Express.

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019

NKU women’s basketball players said they have experienced a culture of abuse fostered by its head coach that went unaddressed by administrators.

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

It just got slightly more expensive to attend NKU. The Board of Regents approved several rate increases, including a 2.8 percent tuition hike, for various goods and services on campus during their March 20 meeting, on par with market changes. In a recommendation for the 2019-2020 academic year...

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

Another spring, another pension crisis. Universities across the commonwealth could soon feel the strain of Kentucky’s underfunded state retirement system through sweeping budget cuts. But as the legislative session draws to a close, two new bills are aimed at solving the pension quandary. One...

Debate 2019: SGA candidates on diversity, funding cuts and more

Debate 2019: SGA candidates on diversity, funding cuts and more

Sam Rosenstiel and Natalie Hamren

March 21, 2019

Watch the full SGA 2019 Debate hosted by The Northerner on facebook.com/northernermedia. Candidates for NKU student body president and vice president stumped for their campaigns Wednesday night at The Northerner’s annual Student Government Association Debate. In front of student constituents, three tickets d...

What you missed at SGA Mar. 18

What you missed at SGA Mar. 18

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 19, 2019

Senator Jontay Brown presented the second reading of his resolution asking the university to “provide preemptive, adequate and effective health counseling services to minority students.”

New interim dean inspires business students

New interim dean inspires business students

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Johnna Kleymeyer had to take a detour to become a better business women and to give her the experience needed to run her own company. Now that she’s Haile/US Bank College of Business interim dean, she wants to help inspire other women to follow in her footsteps.

Visions of the future: how Chase Dean plans to elevate law college

Visions of the future: how Chase Dean plans to elevate law college

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Judith Daar will be taking over as dean of Chase College of Law this summer. Chase faculty look back at Interim Dean Michael Whiteman’s tenure and what Daar should expect as dean.

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