The Northerner

How HSA is prevailing through a pandemic

November 15, 2020

Admist COVID-19, many organizations on campus have had to change how they normally function. HSA, the Honors Student Organization, is no exception to that.

VIDEO: How NKU is “testing blind” in 2021

November 1, 2020

Beginning in the 2021 fall semester, NKU has announced that it will be using a “test blind” application format for incoming students, no longer requiring an ACT or SAT score to be submitted. The decision...

What Halloween looks like in a pandemic

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...

VIDEO: Dent Schoolhouse, COVID-19

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...

VIDEO: What’s coming up with NVP

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,...

VIDEO: Jazz Funk at the Rec

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...

VIDEO: Voting in the upcoming election

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...

Student Poetry Corner

Student Poetry Corner
In collaboration with Loch Norse Magazine
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...

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.
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...

VIDEO: How to wear and care for your mask

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

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...

How the SGA president, VP ran an online campaign

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...

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