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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.

VIDEO: “Informaticist in Residence” – Hnin Thiri Chaw

VIDEO: “Informaticist in Residence” - Hnin Thiri Chaw

Jake Funk, Reporter

March 10, 2020

Hnin Thiri Chaw has been on NKU's campus for months, giving presentations and explaining her research on the topics of artificial intelligence and deep learning.

VIDEO: The truth about learning styles

VIDEO: The truth about learning styles

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

March 3, 2020

Rachael Clark, an advisor for the Psychology department, tells The Northerner the truth about learning styles. Learn why learning types aren't supported by research and what learning methods are more effective throughout school systems.

Aspiring Jedis train in the Health Innovation Center

Aspiring Jedis train in the Health Innovation Center

Bee Klapper, Reporter

February 26, 2020

Around 30 people attended Jedi Training Tuesday night in the Campus Recreation Center, which combined a Pilates workout with glowing lightsabers from the 'Star Wars' series.

Degree program encourages students to pursue their passion

Degree program encourages students to pursue their passion

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 7, 2020

It’s the fourth largest major within the College of Arts and Sciences with approximately 260 students, yet no one seems to know about it. Integrative studies has transitioned from a major aimed at helping undecided students graduate on time to a major focused on encouraging students to explore what tru...

Window Painting – Homecoming 2020

Window Painting - Homecoming 2020

Jake Funk, Reporter

February 4, 2020

The Window Painting contest had been around for years during NKU's Homecoming season. Northerner reporter Jake Funk reports on this year's contest. ...

VIDEO: What is Norse Code Radio?

VIDEO: What is Norse Code Radio?

Alyssa Nickles, Jack Reynolds, Tyler Vandervort, and Daniel Jones

January 27, 2020

Get the scoop on Norse Code Radio from Northerner reporters. Learn what make's NCR special, as well as the reason it stands out from other radio stations with Jon Barnett, NCR's Program Director.

New professor bolsters audio production program

New professor bolsters audio production program

Megan Bechtold, Reporter

January 21, 2020

If you’ve ever heard songs by Peter Frampton, WALK THE MOON or Adam Lambert, or watched an episode of “Seinfeld” or “Everybody Loves Raymond,” you’ve probably heard audio production work from Ashley Shepherd, the new NKU audio production professor of practice.

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