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Police Beat week of Jan. 17

Police Beat week of Jan. 17

The Northerner Staff

January 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, Police Beat

A burglary in Regents Hall and alcohol violations. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Gov. Matt Bevin proposed a 7.7 percent or $3.9 million funding cut for Northern Kentucky University in his state of the Commonwealth address on Jan. 16.

New college, new dean: Honors aims for visibility, diversity

New college, new dean: Honors aims for visibility, diversity

Natalie Hamren, Asst. News Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU’s previous Honors Program has shifted; it is now the Honors College, headed by its inaugural dean, Dr. James Buss. The new college hopes to grow in size, create a more diverse, inclusive environment and potentially gain national recognition.  

Cuts to come? Lawmakers, NKU wait for Bevin’s budget

Cuts to come? Lawmakers, NKU wait for Bevin’s budget

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

State representatives and NKU officials believe $516,000 or more in state funding will be cut in Gov. Matt Bevin’s budget address, which is scheduled for Jan. 16.

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Interim pres. Gerard St. Amand said NKU’s state appropriations will be cut by $516,000 at a Board of Regents meeting on Jan. 10.

Police Beat week of Jan. 10

Police Beat week of Jan. 10

The Northerner Staff

January 10, 2018


Filed under Crime, Police Beat

Threats from a check fraudster, a blanket thief and a small fire. Here are the highlights from this week's crime report.

“Norse Blvd”: SGA requests to name connector road

“Norse Blvd”: SGA requests to name connector road

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

NKU’s Student Government Association passed a resolution on Monday to name the connector road “Norse Boulevard” at their first meeting of the semester.

First Dean of Honors College named

First Dean of Honors College named

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU named Dr. James Buss as the founding Dean of the Honors College on Tuesday.

Gaffin: Strategy and planning key components to campus safety

Gaffin: Strategy and planning key components to campus safety

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

December 30, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

In 2017 alone, 574 citizens have been killed in a mass shooting in the U.S., according to Mass Shooting tracker. 1,853 have been injured. Currently, the FBI defines mass murder as three or more people killed in one event. The FBI, however, does not define a mass shooting, which the tracker defines as an “incident...

The Northerner’s top 10 stories of 2017

The Northerner’s top 10 stories of 2017

Northerner Staff

December 30, 2017


Filed under 2017 Recap, Arts & Life, Editorial, Featured Story, News, Opinions, Sports, Student Voices, Viewpoints

2017 was a busy year for us. Revisit our 10 most viewed stories here!

The Northerner’s 2017 Recap

The Northerner’s 2017 Recap

Northerner Staff

December 30, 2017


Filed under 2017 Recap, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Multimedia, News, Sports, Viewpoints

From sending off a departing president to welcoming a new one, from a March Madness bid to Horizon League honors, from selling WNKU to building new facilities, from festivals to protests to games and more, The Northerner was there. 

Gov. does not call pension reform session, cites House scandal

Gov. does not call pension reform session, cites House scandal

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

December 26, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Gov. Matt Bevin said he may not call a special session for state lawmakers to discuss pension reform, according to the AP.

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