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Senior Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Natalie Hamren

Senior Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Natalie Hamren

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2021

My entire college experience has been with The Northerner—from my very first day of classes my freshman year to now. It’s hard to imagine what my life will be like after The Northerner since it’s...

Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Josh Kelly

Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Josh Kelly

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 27, 2021

I stumbled into The Northerner’s meeting by a matter of being pushed by none other than Natalie. After spending weeks that turned into months in the same classes she and I were waiting in the lobby of...

Griffin Hall at night. Its dark outside and there are bright color lights.

2021 Northerner Senior Farewells

Northerner Staff April 27, 2021

Every semester, The Northerner bids farewell to our senior staff. Every editor gets a chance to wrap up their Northerner career in a farewell. These are the spring 2021 graduating seniors.

Senior Farewell: Arts & Life Editor Alyssa Weber

Senior Farewell: Arts & Life Editor Alyssa Weber

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor April 25, 2021

The first time I saw The Northerner’s newsroom was during a tour I took of NKU my senior year of high school. I had been writing stories probably since I was four years old and even got in trouble in...

Senior Farewell: News Editor Rachel Smith

Senior Farewell: News Editor Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith, News Editor April 25, 2021

When I decided to major in journalism, I wasn’t actually anticipating a career in a newsroom. I initially wanted to go to law school, and a journalism degree seemed like just another stepping stone in...

The 12 signs of the zodiac.

Horoscopes to finish the year out

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 11, 2021

As our resident astrologer is on his way out from NKU, he has a few parting words to give each of the signs on their growth and notes to remember for the rest of the school year.  Aries: This spring...

Members of the Baylor mens basketball team celebrate a National Championship game win over Gonzaga on Monday, April 5. The Bears won the 2021 championship over the Bulldogs, 86-70.

In appreciation of the NCAA Tournament

The return of March Madness brought a sense of comfort to college basketball fans
Brendan Connelly, Reporter April 8, 2021

It is regarded by many as the greatest sporting event on Earth, and each March that claim is substantiated time and again. There are not enough words or emotions to encapsulate these three weeks in March...

A sticker from Patriot Front.

‘Do not silence yourselves’: Editor’s letter motivating students to push further

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 4, 2021

The acts of Patriot Front are not accidental. They are not incidentally discriminating against people. When they came to campus in late January, they spray-painted over the names of African women as...

Photo of the vandalism.

Patriot Front canvases campus again, students react

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 3, 2021

Sometime during Friday night to Saturday morning, Patriot Front—the white extremist group that vandalized campus in late January—returned back to campus and vandalized the Housing rock for a second...

Top: Legally Blonde, Jojos Bizarre Adventure. Bottom: Napoleon Dynamite, Paranormal Activity 4.

What’s coming to streaming: April

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 28, 2021

Netflix Legally Blonde, Robert Luketic, 2001, (4/1) Cult Classic movie Legally Blonde is more than just a rom-com starring Reese Witherspoon. Its completely candid and sometimes quirky feminist narrative...

Book cover that says How to Respond in a Pandemic

VIEWPOINTS: ‘Having the virus was a culmination of denial, fear, and trust’

Olivia Kirst, Contributor March 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: Submissions are edited for clarity and length. 130 students read Dr. Joan Ferrante’s “How to Respond in a Pandemic” as part of a Health Innovation grant. Dr. Ferrante shared the...

Book cover that says How to Respond in a Pandemic

VIEWPOINTS: “The pandemic wasn’t going to stop me”

Austin Patello, Contributor March 14, 2021

Editor’s Note: Submissions are edited for clarity and length. 130 students read Dr. Joan Ferrante’s “How to Respond in a Pandemic” as part of a Health Innovation grant. Dr. Ferrante shared the...

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