The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.

The Northerner

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.

The Northerner

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.

The Northerner

Dr. Randall Cutler is NKUs psychologist that assists the student-athletes the most during their mental health struggles.

A Look Inside Mental Health and the Resources Within NKU Athletics

Matthew Supinger and Alex Perez July 16, 2024

There is a certain stigma that has been seen around student-athletes for a while, in which they are held to a standard of being the most put-together students, having serious attitudes and being almost...

The Norse walk off the field after a crushing defeat to Southern Mississippi ends their historic season.

NKU Baseball’s First NCAA Appearance Ended By An Offensive Shootout With Tennessee And A Shutout By Southern Mississippi

Matthew Supinger, Sports Co-Editor June 4, 2024

NKU baseball made their presence known and flexed their muscles during their historic tournament games at the NCAA Regional Opener versus the University of Tennessee and the University of Southern Mississippi. It...

NKU softball player Lauryn Hicks celebrates after a play.

NKU softball makes historic run to Horizon League championship, comes up short

Alex Perez, Sports Co-Editor May 14, 2024

NKU softball made a historic turnaround in the Horizon League tournament that ended on Sunday.  The defending champs lost their tournament opener, but won a school record of five games in a row right...

Julia Pohl broke NKUs high jump record in the spring 2024 season.

Julia Pohl is jumping the record

Matthew Supinger, Sports Co-Editor May 6, 2024

Julia Pohl’s is a name that many should learn throughout the Norse faithful. At NKU’s first track and field home meet in program history, Pohl broke her own record and set a personal record for...

Jeff Hans was named NKUs next womens basketball coach earlier this week.

Next NKU women’s basketball coach comes home

Matthew Supinger, Contributor April 24, 2024

"We look forward to creating a positive culture through integrity, trust and gratitude that will lead to success on the court, in the classroom, and in the community." This was the new NKU Women’s...

Graduate student and outfielder Treyvin Moss celebrities with teammates after a home run to start the first inning.

Preparing for the next: NKU baseball battles in tough loss against Wright State

Hailey Roden, Photo Editor April 15, 2024

Innings 1-4 Even with an impressive out-of-the-park home run to kick off the game by outfielder Treyvin Moss, the Norse fell short in their three game series against the Wright State Raiders. The...

Womens basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker-Volz following a Horizon League semifinal loss in 2020.

NKU to pay $250k for departure of women’s basketball coach

Braden White and Emily Sisk April 9, 2024

Northern Kentucky University will pay over $250,000 to former women’s basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker-Volz in agreement with her departure from the university.  The separation agreement, signed...

Norse head coach Camryn Whitaker-Volz will be departing from NKU.

Women’s basketball coach leaving following alleged investigation

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor April 6, 2024

Camryn Whitaker-Volz will no longer serve as the head coach of NKU women’s basketball, the university announced on Friday. Volz was under investigation according to unnamed sources, WCPO reported...

NKU guard Marques Warrick (3) follows through after a shot against Robert Morris.

Marques Warrick entering NBA draft and transfer portal

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor March 25, 2024

NKU men’s basketball senior Marques Warrick will be declaring for the 2024 NBA draft as well as entering the NCAA transfer portal, Warrick announced via Instagram on Sunday night. Warrick plans to...

Marques Warrick in action

End of the road for NKU men’s basketball

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor March 12, 2024

The NKU men’s basketball team ended their 2023-24 season in Indianapolis Monday night with the Horizon League semi-finals against Milwaukee. They started the first half strong, leading from the start...

Mens basketball played at the Nutter Center at Wright State University Thursday night.

Men’s basketball advances to Indianapolis

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2024

After a close 99-97 score against Wright State, NKU men’s basketball took home the win from the quarterfinal matchup Thursday night. Though NKU trailed by 17 in the first half, the team was able to...

NKU Women’s Golf Team with coaches (Violet Lewis, NKU Athletics)

A Tropical Tournament

Hailey Roden, Photo Editor February 27, 2024

The ladies of NKU golf kick off their spring season by heading to paradise, playing their first tournament hosted by Ball State University in Humacao, Puerto Rico.  The Cardinal Classic will be played...

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