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What Halloween looks like in a pandemic

What Halloween looks like in a pandemic

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

October 18, 2020

The ongoing pandemic has the power to put a damper on typical Halloween activities, but the holiday spirit lives on with people like Kylie Flick and her roommates, who are making TikToks with new costumes everyday of October.

VIDEO: Dent Schoolhouse, COVID-19

VIDEO: Dent Schoolhouse, COVID-19

Morgan King, Ryan Shauberger, and Dylan Shelton

October 18, 2020

Dent Schoolhouse is a popular choice of entertainment around the Halloween season, but COVID-19 has required some changes to keep the business up and running. Northerner reporters met with owner Bud Stross to learn what's new about the Halloween attraction this holiday season.

VIDEO: What’s coming up with NVP

VIDEO: What's coming up with NVP

Collin Hudson, Abby Behrens, and Jacob Kinman

October 4, 2020

Norse Violence Prevention Center (NVP) is an engaging on campus community that helps those affected by violence and sexual assault. Kendra Massey, Director of NVP, discusses her overall goal of the organization, to mobilize every member of the NKU community to be a proactive part of the solution in reducing...

VIDEO: Jazz Funk at the Rec

VIDEO: Jazz Funk at the Rec

Megan Bechtold, Brady Smith, and Kay Fugate

September 22, 2020

       The campus rec center has a variety of programs available to students, ranging from the standard gym equipment to a rock wall, an indoor pool, intramural sports, and even fitness classes. One of those fitness classes, Jazz Funk Fitness, is taught by NKU senior and Dance BFA major Brianna Mul...

VIDEO: Voting in the upcoming election

VIDEO: Voting in the upcoming election

Abby Behrens, Jacob Kinman, and Collin Hudson

September 16, 2020

Between COVID-19 and the current changes to the USPS, the idea of voting can be intimidating. The Northerner talked to Dr. Ryan Salzman to understand how the upcoming election is going to work, who also explained why voting is so important in the first place.

Student Poetry Corner

Student Poetry Corner

Sarah Williams-Bryant and Samantha Harrell

September 7, 2020

"Miss America Protest" by Sarah Williams-Bryant, junior creative writing studies major There is no doubt in my mind,  That I am a raging feminist.  If I had been alive in 1968,  I would have burned my bra,  In 1920 I’d be friends with Alice Paul. In 2011, if I was not 13 at the time,  I would ha...

Norse up, mask up: Costume design majors sell their own custom masks

Emmy Kaeppner started making masks for her family. When her aunt donated fabric she started making them for others.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

August 29, 2020

When the country shut down back in March, Shelby Doyle kept sewing. With some old fabric from downstairs, she began making some masks for her family. After those masks were made, there was still some leftover fabric, so she posted on Facebook and asked if any of her friends needed any custom masks ma...

VIDEO: How to wear and care for your mask

VIDEO: How to wear and care for your mask

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

August 27, 2020

Wearing a mask can be a hard habit to get used to, but The Northerner is here to help this fall semester as we all adjust to this new normal.

VIDEO: 2020 Orientation, how COVID-19 changed it

VIDEO: 2020 Orientation, how COVID-19 changed it

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

May 8, 2020

Like many organizations and events on campus, Orientation Leaders and the way Orientation is being held was drastically changed in light of COVID-19. Three 2020 OLs share what's changed and how they feel because of those changes.

How the SGA president, VP ran an online campaign

How the SGA president, VP ran an online campaign

Abby Behrens and Natalie Hamren

May 8, 2020

Lauren Goodwin and Mia Derks were recently elected SGA president and vice president. Their campaign, along with the rest of the world, had to transition online mid-March. Check out to see what they did and what ultimately led to their win.

VIDEO: How are we staying focused during quarantine?

VIDEO: How are we staying focused during quarantine?

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

April 15, 2020

Between distractions at home and a lack of motivation, staying focused can be a hard task while trying to get work done. Northerner Editors let us know what they've been doing while working from home.

NKU wins the 2020 Horizon League Tournament, 71-62

NKU players celebrate on stage moments after their 71-62 win over UIC. With the win the Norse secure a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

NKU defeated the UIC Flames 71-62 in the 2020 Horizon League Championship game Tuesday night. The Norse will go onto their third NCCA Tournament appearance in NKU’s Division I history.

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