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WATCH: Veteran Students Find Support at the Resource Station

WATCH: Veteran Students Find Support at the Resource Station

November 12, 2018

NKU is ranked one of the top school's for Veterans because of it's Veterans Resource Station. Student's discuss how the resource station has benefited them in their transition from active duty into student life. In honor of Veterans Day there will be a flag raising ceremony held at noon on Monday November...

WATCH: What does NKU Have Planned for Halloween?

October 31, 2018

With Halloween just around the corner waiting to scare the socks off of people, we thought it would be a good idea to get some info on what the students of Northern Kentucky University are going to be doing this spooky holiday. Most of the students we talked to we’re looking forward to spending th...

WATCH: International Students Share at the Global Showcase

WATCH: International Students Share at the Global Showcase

February 26, 2018

The Global Showcase Program gives international students the opportunity to showcase their countries of origin through a PowerPoint presentation. The program gives members of the NKU community a first class ticket around the world, while enjoying food from the country on the spotlight...

Norse on two game win streak after defeating Oakland

Norse on two game win streak after defeating Oakland

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018

The Northern Kentucky University women's basketball team defeated Oakland 66-59 Thursday evening in BB&T Arena. The Norse improve to 7-17 and 5-8 in the Horizon League while Oakland falls to 11-12 and 4-8 in conference play. "Oakland beat us by 23 points last game," NKU head coach Camryn Whitaker said...

Cleveland State guards too much for Norse to handle

Cleveland State guards too much for Norse to handle

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 15, 2018

For the second game in a row, Northern Kentucky's women's basketball team had a chance to send one of the top teams in the Horizon League to overtime. Unfortunately, their comeback attempt fell short. NKU fell to Cleveland State 70-65 in BB&T Arena Monday night. Cleveland State improves to 12-6 and 4-3 in con...

Editor’s picks: Our favorite albums of 2017

Editor’s picks: Our favorite albums of 2017

Northerner Staff

January 1, 2018

Whether the year was kind to you or not, it’s hard to deny that 2017 was historic. Together, we navigated the uncharted waters of populist politics, watched the moon eclipse the sun and endured so much tragedy that it’s difficult to process it all, looking back. Over the past 12 months, music mirrored the ...

Free business program INKUBATOR helps students launch their own ideas

Free business program INKUBATOR helps students launch their own ideas

Pavel Klementyev, Contributor

December 5, 2017

The process of opening one’s own business is always challenging. Numerous start-ups face struggles on the way to becoming full-grown companies. Mentors, guidance and resources are hard to find in the modern competitive market. Nevertheless, Northern Kentucky University Haile/US Bank College of Business ...

On and off court, SHEP student finds home in Rec Center

On and off court, SHEP student finds home in Rec Center

Belle Leininger, Reporter

December 3, 2017

Tennis shoes squeak on hardwood floors, basketballs berate backboards and rims, voices stumble over one another and high-tempo music plays in the background converging to create a cacophony of echoes throughout the NKU Rec center. A sandy haired 22-year-old with rectangular glasses, a rosy complexion and ...

Student-fronted Watercolor finds home in Westwood Cafe

Student-fronted Watercolor finds home in Westwood Cafe

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017

Like their namesake, Watercolor, a band of four college students, dip their instruments in a diverse palette of spacey, jazz and R&B brushstrokes at Muse Cafe every Friday night. On this particular evening, warm mugs of coffee clinked on tables in harmonic pleasure as they played to a full house. ...

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 28, 2017

NKU’s pension costs increased by more than $15 million within the last decade, but the benefits for 800 pensioned staff have not changed. Administrators say something must be done to bring the money back to campus.

Feel the Beat showcases a flurry of dance styles

Feel the Beat showcases a flurry of dance styles

Josh Kelly, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Activities Programming Board (APB) highlighted different dance styles with the Feel the Beat showcase on Nov. 9. Ariyana Hardy, director of the Entertainment committee of APB, said the idea came up at the beginning of the semester. However, the execution wasn’t confirmed. “We wanted to have diffe...

EDITORIAL: End-of-semester horoscopes

EDITORIAL: End-of-semester horoscopes

Jude Noel and Mackenzie Manley

November 7, 2017

Aries: someone will catch your eye in the SU--your infatuation mirrored with the overwhelming scent of French fries glazed in grease at Steak n' Shake. You'll construct an image of who they are based on outer appearance, but ultimately be disappointed by reality: they're an ass. Taurus: As an iPhone user...

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