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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...

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

“We want to advance.”
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

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.

Women’s basketball starts Horizon League tournament with a 94-47 statement

Four Norse score in double digits.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 4, 2020
NKU women's basketball team opened up the first round of Horizon League tournament play with a whopping 47 point win over Detroit Mercy. Four Norse brought in double digit performances.

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...

Aspiring Jedis train in the Health Innovation Center

The Jedi Training fitness class is one of several "Geek Your Health" events on campus
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

Integrative studies allows students to gives students flexibility in the future.
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...

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?

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

Ashley Shepherd, audio production professor, brings his expertise to NKU's classrooms
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.

VIDEO: SGA semester recap

Keara McClellan, Jason Houston, and Caleb Hodges December 9, 2019

Earlier this semester The Northerner decided to check in with NKU's Student Government Association to see how things were going. Now, as the end of the semester is rapidly approaching, we wanted to see...

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