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Why you’re you: The science behind introverts, extroverts

Why you’re you: The science behind introverts, extroverts

Jack Flesch, Contributor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

Many have heard about the Myers-Briggs personality assessment or the big five personality test. Often, people lump themselves into two categories: introverts or extroverts. Despite familiarity with the terms, people may not be well accustomed to what they mean. Even though these personality tests are supp...

STDs: A common student issue

STDs: A common student issue

Brooke Smith, Contributor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

When most people hear the term “sexually transmitted infection,” or STI, they don’t realize that an STI is another word for the more colloquial sexually transmitted disease, or STD. Some may be intimidated by the term “STD”; students don’t know how to respond when they believe they might ha...

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

You start your day off making breakfast. You open the fridge, close some cabinets and play music on your phone. Afterward, you drive to class. There, you open the door, type on your laptop and share your pencil with a friend. When you get home later in the evening, your body aches, accompanied with c...

NKU food pantry battles student hunger

NKU food pantry battles student hunger

Bee Klapper, Contributor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

Catherine Chandler, like many college students, has made some sacrifices in the name of higher education. For her, that includes when a time when she needed to make the choice between eating the only thing available to her, blueberry muffins, or passing out due to low blood sugar. It seems like a si...

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

Northerner Staff

February 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

FUEL NKU, the university's on-campus food pantry, has moved into a larger space in Albright Health Center 104.

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Owen Treolo, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News, Science & Health

This past Sunday night, the Haile Planetarium hosted an event to commemorate the super blood wolf moon eclipse, an extremely rare occurrence. The event started with a small documentary about the moon and the history of its exploration, followed by demonstrations about eclipses. A lunar eclipse occurs ...

Suffering and silenced: The reality of eating disorders on campus

Suffering and silenced: The reality of eating disorders on campus

Noël Waltz, Reporter

January 21, 2019


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More than 30 million people across the country are struggling with an eating disorder, but only 30% will ever seek help. Eating disorders are terrifying, and many college students will unfortunately come to understand that all too well. A few Norse have been willing to tell their stories - will you listen?

Who’s Umi? What to know about NKU’s mummy project

Who’s Umi? What to know about NKU’s mummy project

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 18, 2019


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A 2,000-year-old mummy named Umi made a stop at NKU on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing collaboration between the university and the Cincinnati Museum Center.

GALLERY: Ancient mummy analyzed at Health Innovation Center

GALLERY: Ancient mummy analyzed at Health Innovation Center

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

The Cincinnati Museum Center's child mummy, believed to be almost 2,000 years old, visited NKU's Health Innovation Center to be scanned and analyzed Thursday.

College students need to learn to love naps

College students need to learn to love naps

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

If you spend the majority of your nights sleeping less than eight hours, you may be in “sleep debt,” says Dr. Angela Lipsitz, former psychology professor at NKU.

Opioids: Health Innovation receives $200K to fight epidemic

Opioids: Health Innovation receives $200K to fight epidemic

Northerner Staff

November 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News, Science & Health

Northern Kentucky’s opioid overdose rates were among some of the highest in the state last year.

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News, Science & Health

The governor, state and NKU officials dedicated the Health Innovation Center on Wednesday.

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