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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.

What you missed at SGA March 26

What you missed at SGA March 26

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

The Student Government Association hosted the first reading of two resolutions. Here’s what you missed at SGA on 3/26.

Police Beat week of March 28

Police Beat week of March 28

Northerner Staff

March 27, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

Harassing messages, damage to Kenton Garage gate, tires slashed, tires removed, stolen cash. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

RECAP: SGA candidates debate for the student body vote

RECAP: SGA candidates debate for the student body vote

Josh Kelly, Reporter

March 24, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

All four Student Government Association presidential candidates and their vice presidents worked to turn the upcoming student body vote in their favor. In front of a crowd of about 35, students gathered for the Thursday night debate on topics that ranged from statewide and university budget challenges, making the campus better for under-represented minorities and handling issues of sexual misconduct.

For NKU, retaining students is a multi-pronged effort

For NKU, retaining students is a multi-pronged effort

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

As a first-generation student, Neila Smith came to NKU as a biology major from Belize. When she returned for the current spring semester, she struggled to find funds to pay off her $2,800 balance. As February approached, she packed her bags and left, unable to remove the balance from her account. R...

NKU trends toward diversity

NKU trends toward diversity

Josh Goad, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Dr. Kathleen Roberts serves as NKU’s Senior Advisor to the President for Inclusive Excellence. From her office at the top of the Lucas Administrative Center she coordinates with staff and faculty across campus. Roberts, NKU and the Commonwealth want college to be a culturally affective experience that bring...

What you missed at SGA March 19

What you missed at SGA March 19

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

The Student Government Association was given an overview of NKU’s Quality Enhancement Plan and appointed a justice at their Monday meeting. Here’s what you missed at SGA on 3/19.

Police Beat week of March 21

Police Beat week of March 21

Northerner Staff

March 20, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

Public intoxication, trespassing, and alcohol offenses. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

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