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SGA senate body officially suspended

SGA senate body officially suspended

Dr. Eddie Howard announced SGA senate body will be suspended until further notice
Natalie Hamren and Madison Plank March 23, 2021

Dr. Eddie Howard, vice president for student affairs, announced Tuesday afternoon in a campus-wide email that the Student Government Association’s senate body will be suspended until further notice.   “At...

Bryson Langdon drives to the hoop during NKU's win over Wright State on Friday night at BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB turns attention to Horizon League Tournament after regular season finale loss to Wright State

MBB and WBB teams concluded the regular season on Saturday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

On a Saturday evening that represented both homecoming and Senior Day for the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, the Norse were unable to repeat Friday night’s heroics against the Wright State...

Lauren Goodwin wearing an orange blouse.

SGA’s Lauren Goodwin impeachment vote fails

Read the full articles of impeachment at the bottom
Madison Plank, News Editor February 8, 2021

SGA voted to impeach President Lauren Goodwin alleging she violated the SGA constitution. 11 people voted for the impeachment and 10 people voted against it. The vote failed, however, as it required a...

Lauren Goodwin wearing an orange blouse.

Who voted for, against SGA President Lauren Goodwin’s impeachment

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

Editor's Note: Some photos in the story have been updated.  At Monday’s SGA meeting, members voted to impeach President Lauren Goodwin on grounds of her violating SGA’s constitution.  The motion...

The Board of Regents convened virtually in compliance with COVID-19 safety recommendations.

Board of Regents discuss bond issuance, honor Dr. James Votruba

Rachel Smith, News Editor January 20, 2021

In its first meeting of the 2021 spring semester, the Board of Regents honored President Emeritus James Votruba, provided health and educational updates and approved of a bond sale resolution.  KERS...

Associate professor of Business Informatics died over the weekend

Associate professor of Business Informatics died over the weekend

Rachel Smith, News Editor November 30, 2020

In a campus-wide email, President Ashish Vaidya announced that Dr. Toru Sakaguchi, associate professor of Business Informatics, died over the weekend while he had been visiting his ailing brother in Japan. “Toru...

Chloe Cook sits on a chair in between rows of books. She's wearing a brown cardigan. Her hand is on her chin and her elbow is resting on a stack of books on her lap.

Loch Norse Editor on female empowerment, uplifting writers

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2020

Loch Norse Co-Editor-in-Chief Chloe Cook remembers acrobats flying in the air. Some performers were contorting their bodies in various positions while others were using hula hoops to entertain guests....

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The Northerner’s Election Guide

Northerner Staff October 7, 2020

The 2020 General Election is approaching. Make sure you're ready to vote by educating yourself on the candidates, requesting an absentee ballot or planning to hit the polls. The Northerner created an...

Sleczkowski sits in her apartment. She stares out through the window.

Isabel Sleczkowski

Senior Philosophy and Theatre BFA Major
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2020

Isabel Sleczkowski felt the blood pressure cuff squeeze her arm. She knew another 30 minutes had passed. Between the cuff, an IV, a pulse oximeter and her relentless fatigue, she could hardly hold up the...

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.

What you missed at SGA: residence hall name suggestions, spring semester plans

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 21, 2020

SGA and faculty administrators discussed what spring semester will look like and how to submit name suggestions for the new residence hall at this afternoon’s meeting.  President Vaidya: pension,...

NKU's Office of Title IX.

NKU to require new mandatory sexual assault prevention training

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 17, 2020

All students must complete the new mandatory online training in sexual assault prevention by Oct. 16 in order to register for spring classes, according to NKU administrators in a recent campus-wide email.  Students...

Seven NKU students were sworn in as new SGA senators. From right to left: Mia Potter, Landon Meador, Karla Arango, James

What you missed at SGA: fall commencement plans, new members

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 14, 2020

SGA members and faculty discussed plans for fall commencement and what spring semester will look like at the meeting on Monday. A dozen new members were also sworn in at the meeting and expressed how they...

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