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Best of NKY 2019: Readers’ and Editors’ picks

Best of NKY 2019: Readers’ and Editors’ picks

Northerner Staff

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Best of NKY, Featured Story, Viewpoints

We asked, you answered. These are our readers' and editors' selections of the Best of Northern Kentucky.

R*pe culture: Being a survivor in the #MeToo era

R*pe culture: Being a survivor in the #MeToo era

Noël Waltz, Reporter

March 5, 2019


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Content warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault. I still remember the day I woke up to #MeToo trending on Twitter. Thousands upon thousands of survivors took to social media to combat one of the most pervasive aspects of dealing with this trauma: the feeling of being alone. The popul...

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Northerner Staff

February 14, 2019


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Need some ideas for how to spend Valentine's Day weekend? Whether you're in a couple or loving the single life, here are some cheap and free ideas for what to do around campus from our editors: "As my girlfriend and I met in college, we have yet to go back to her (booming) hometown of Columbus together. ...

Guest Column: Race, personified

Guest Column: Race, personified

India Hackle, Contributor

February 6, 2019


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We were 13 and he had a childlike curiosity about my Blackness. He’d trace my skin and was certain it felt different, not wrong, just different. Yet, I had a cowardly liking for his Whiteness, a liking that I ignored when around others. I concluded that being Black was the cornerstone of my existence...

My Brown Skin I’m In

My Brown Skin I’m In

Micah Petway, Contributor

February 6, 2019


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My brown skin I’m in Ain’t it nice So many shades of beauty So smooth and so much melanin My brown skin ain’t just something for your eyes to fancy See There’s so much behind this pretty brown skin, you just don’t know I can be more than just a sports player, rapper or singer, thug or ...

I Am Not

I Am Not

Raven McNeal, Contributor

February 6, 2019


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I Am not A trend I am not the music you listen to the clothes you buy the hair you wear the food you eat the language you speak I am not the elephant in the room the butt of the joke the angry black woman I am not I am not I am not I am a collection of soulful songs and praises stren...

WATCH- Norse Basketball on the Rise! Part 1

WATCH- Norse Basketball on the Rise! Part 1

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Student Voices, Video

Men's basketball is on the rise at NKU and over the past few years it has garnered national attention. Student support is an important part of the continued success of the basketball team. Unaffiliated student-run accounts such as Valhalla Vanguard have popped up, creating further buzz on different ...

WATCH: Learn How To Get Through Midterms

WATCH: Learn How To Get Through Midterms

October 8, 2018


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As midterm week quickly approaches, we decided to go around campus and ask upperclassmen as well as faculty what advice they could give freshmen on their first midterm week as college students. ...

Opinion: Don’t get mad, get to the polls

Opinion: Don’t get mad, get to the polls

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 26, 2018


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Assistant News Editor Josh Goad explains why you shouldn't forget to vote on Nov. 6.

Opinion: studying abroad will turn your life upside down

Opinion: studying abroad will turn your life upside down

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

September 21, 2018


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I was dropped into the London Heathrow Airport completely alone with a short list of items to ease me into the study abroad experience: 1. A broken laptop, 2. half the medicine I needed for the duration of my semester (after many crying sessions on the phone with the insurance company, they still...

COLUMN: I’ll never forget where I was on 9/11

COLUMN: I’ll never forget where I was on 9/11

Owen Treolo, Reporter

September 11, 2018


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This year, high school freshmen will be taught about 9/11 piece of history that happened nearly a year and a half before they were born. This is something I experienced along with millions of others.

EDITORIAL: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

EDITORIAL: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

Kate Fulmer, Social Media Editor

August 20, 2018


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A new school year can often mean new roommates. Whether you’re a freshman sharing your room for the first time or a senior living with another random roommate, almost everyone has dealt with the intolerable roommate drama during their college experience. Here are some tips and tricks to help you wit...

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