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Braden White served as the editor-in-chief for two years at The Northerner.

Senior Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Braden White

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief May 21, 2024

Throughout my time in elementary, middle school and high school, I was always a student who struggled to get by in school. As someone who has A.D.H.D. and who had accommodations all throughout my time...

Killian Baarlaer has served as both arts and life editor and news editor while at The Northerner.

Senior Farewell: Killian Baarlaer

Killian Baarlaer, News Editor May 8, 2024

It’s hard to distill all that I’ve gleaned from my time at The Northerner into a short column. I could rattle off pages worth of identity-shaping takeaways. But if my time at The Northerner has given...

EDITORIAL: Defending DEI against legislative threats is vital to the future of Kentucky

EDITORIAL: Defending DEI against legislative threats is vital to the future of Kentucky

Kentucky state legislators have put forth an attack on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) across the commonwealth’s public university campuses, failing to recognize these initiatives are the best...

The Northerner operates independently from NKU as a news organization, reporting fairly and accurately on all news.

VIEWPOINTS: Student Press Freedom Day matters. Here’s why.

Braden White, Emily Sisk, and Killian Baarlaer February 22, 2024

As artificial intelligence grows and technology advances, and as newsrooms across the country experience shrinking staff and layoffs, Student Press Freedom Day has never been so important. The Northerner...

The Northerners 2024 Kentucky Press Association award winners: Emily Sisk, Mildred Nguyen, Killian Baarlaer, Emory Davis and Braden White.

The Northerner brings home state-wide Freedom of Information Award

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor January 27, 2024

UPDATE-- This story has been updated to reflect that The Northerner won third place General Excellence for student media publications. The Northerner was recognized as Kentucky student media’s champion...

The Northerner staff chooses their favorite pieces of pop culture from 2023.

The Northerner staff shares their 2023 favs: Trends, albums, movies and more

The Northerner Staff December 31, 2023

After an unsurprisingly jam-packed year of trends and media, The Northerner staff looks back on which pieces of pop culture stole their hearts.     Staff member: Sydney Bellm,...

Counting down The Northerner’s most-read stories of 2023

Counting down The Northerner’s most-read stories of 2023

NKU cuts only German lecturer by Mildred Nguyen and Braden White | April 6, 2023 The Department of World Languages and Literature announced it would not renew its contract with Dr. Andrea Fieler,...

The Northerner photography staff chooses their favorite photos from the fall 2023 semester. Graphic by Killian Baarlaer

PHOTO GALLERY: Our favorite photos from the semester

Sydney Bellm, Hailey Roden, and Emory Davis December 30, 2023

With the fall semester behind us and a new year on the horizon, The Northerner's photo staff looks back on the top moments captured with their cameras in fall 2023.

Mildred Nguyens headshot as the managing editor for The Northerner.

Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Mildred Nguyen

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor December 14, 2023

When I joined one of The Northerner’s Zoom meetings in the fall of 2020, I joined with an unclear purpose. “I am a journalism major, so I must work for the student newspaper,” I told myself at the...

Sydney Bellms headshot as the assistant photo editor for The Northerner.

Senior Farewell: Assistant Photo Editor Sydney Bellm

Sydney Bellm, Assistant Photo Editor December 13, 2023

My experience with The Northerner started at the beginning of the fall 2022 semester when I was enrolled in JOU 380 and 480, classes required for my major of journalism. The most notable moment for me...

The stop at NKU was Harlows third show out of six on the tour.

VIEWPOINT: Jack Harlow conquers Northern Kentucky

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 27, 2023

Jack Harlow is claiming the entire state of Kentucky as his home on his “No Place Like Home Tour.” Harlow played before a packed crowd at Truist Arena Sunday night. He hails from Louisville...

Seddy Hendrinx headline the lineup.

VIEWPOINTS: The fall concert was pretty fun…and free

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor October 6, 2023

Last night’s Fall Carnival and Concert hosted by the Activities Programing Board (APB) featured a mixed-bag of a line up. It fit no theme other than diversity, but I found myself appreciating each act...

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