The Northerner

VIDEO: It’s On Us at NKU

VIDEO: It’s On Us at NKU

Tyler Vandervort, Reporter

November 4, 2019

Kendra Massey, director of the Norse Violence Prevention Center, tells Northerner reporter Tyler Vandervort about "It's On Us", a national campaign aimed at preventing sexual violence on college campuses. ...

VIDEO: What Makes NKU Greek Life Special?

VIDEO: What Makes NKU Greek Life Special?

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

October 30, 2019

Editor's Note: Video Editor Abby Behrens is a member of Theta Phi Alpha. It's no doubt that Greek life has its fair share of stereotypes and expectations, but NKU's Greek organizations have created a more positive attitude within their community. Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Kim Vanc...

VIDEO: What are Your Plans for Halloween?

VIDEO: What are Your Plans for Halloween?

Cameron Doan, Aaron Magee, Nick Tobler, and Jake Funk

October 29, 2019

Northerner reporter Cameron Doan went around campus to ask students what their Halloween plans are, as well as how they get into the Halloween spirit.

VIDEO: Common Ground Drag Show 2019

VIDEO: Common Ground Drag Show 2019

Brittany Bowling, Brennen Alm, and Casey McCollister

October 27, 2019

Common Ground hosted another annual drag show, this year featuring RuPaul's Drag Race star Nina West. Northerner reporters spoke with students during the event to understand the importance of drag shows within NKU's community, as well as the LGBTQ+ community as a whole.

VIDEO: How TANK has Driven Student Success

VIDEO: How TANK has Driven Student Success

Daniel Jones, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Since 2007, the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky and Northern Kentucky University have been driving students to succeed by making it possible for them to ride for free on the buses.

VIDEO: What Makes Students Happy?

VIDEO: What Makes Students Happy?

Jason Houston, Reporter

October 23, 2019

What makes students happy at NKU? College kids have the unfortunate reputation of being some of the most depressed people around, so Northerner reporter Jason Houston asked what spurs happiness in a student's life.

VIDEO: Anne Gray on Recycling

VIDEO: Anne Gray on Recycling

Jake Funk, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Northerner reporter Jake Funk gets the story on recyclable materials from Rumpke Education Specialist Anne Gray, during one of the last events for NKU’s Campus Sustainability Month.

VIDEO: How to get Involved

VIDEO: How to get Involved

Jaslynn Banks and Megan Mixon

October 17, 2019

No matter the time of year, it's always a great time to try and get involved. A.J. Miller describes the importance of getting involved and gives a quick tutorial about how to utilize online resources.

VIDEO: Volleyball Spotlight 2019

VIDEO: Volleyball Spotlight 2019

Brittany Bowling, Casey McCollister, and Brennen Alm

October 10, 2019

NKU's volleyball team is aiming for gold as they train to win this year's Horizon league tournament. Northerner reporters catch up with the team's captains as they navigate their competition and their schoolwork.

VIDEO: The Motivation of a Social Work Major

VIDEO: The Motivation of a Social Work Major

Alyssa Nickles, Jack Reynolds, and Tyler Vandervort

October 9, 2019

Social Work majors at NKU are studying to help make the world a better place, wanting to speak into the lives of students here on campus, as well as the people they encounter in their future careers.

VIDEO: The Herbarium at NKU

VIDEO: The Herbarium at NKU

Jason Houston, Caleb Hodges, and Keara McClellan

October 7, 2019

Northerner reporters interviewed Dr. Maggie Whiston, the director of NKU's herbarium, about what one could find inside the collection and how students can utilize its resources.

Smelly plants outside HIC: Do the benefits outweigh the assault on our nostrils?

Smelly plants outside HIC: Do the benefits outweigh the assault on our nostrils?

Noël Waltz, Copy Editor

October 2, 2019

Students have noticed a strange smell on their commute between classes, particularly concentrated near the gardens outside of the Health Innovation Center. The university paid special attention to this area, with the implementation of “rain gardens” and various other plants that offer a variety of...

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