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Horoscopes going into the holiday season, finals week

The 12 signs of the zodiac.
November 22, 2020

The stars are here to tell you how to prepare for the looming finals week and your holiday season. After a stressful Mars and Mercury retrograde period, everyone is likely feeling a new shift of motivation,...

Students, alum, faculty react to President-elect Biden’s announcement

In this Aug. 12, 2020, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., pass each other as Harris moves to the podium to speak during a campaign event.
November 7, 2020

Four days after the polls closed on Monday, Nov. 3, Former Vice President Joe Biden is named the President-Elect alongside Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in a record-setting election. President-Elect...

EDITORIAL: An international student’s perspective on the U.S. election

Dung Nguyen is an international student from Vietnam.
November 3, 2020

Every morning when I check my Facebook feed, the first thing that greets my eyes is a reminder of the days I have left to vote. The newspapers and news sites I frequent are filled to the brim with information...

EDITORIAL: First-time voting: importance, reflection

The Daviess county courthouse where Josh Kelly voted.
November 3, 2020

I voted for President Barack Obama in the fourth grade. No, my ballot didn’t count—I was only nine after all. But let me explain. In fourth grade, during the 2008 election, Scholastic had a nationwide...

What’s coming to streaming in November

(Left) V for Vendetta, (Top) Percy Jackson, (Bottom) Twilight.
November 1, 2020

Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime bring a new wave of cinematic classics and new screen think pieces. Most theme on racial and gender injustice, and some political opinion. Isn’t it strange how our current...

REVIEW: Ty Dolla $ign releases third album

REVIEW: Ty Dolla $ign releases third album
October 25, 2020

Atlanta rapper Ty Dolla $ign returns with an album titled “Featuring Ty Dolla $ign” with the effort to give his fans exactly what they love. In a press release, he said many people tell him that when...

How to have a physically distanced Halloween according to your Zodiac

The twelve signs of the zodiac.
October 13, 2020

Halloween is a lot of people’s favorite holiday to get together in their favorite costumes. However, this year could look very different. In the meantime, we’ll let the stars tell you how you should...

Review: LANY releases third album “mama’s boy”

Review: LANY releases third album “mama’s boy”
October 4, 2020

California based pop-rock group LANY released their third album, “mama’s boy,” amidst a culturally chaotic weekend. On the list of pop culture things to be aware of, “mama’s boy” can hardly...

Students react to NKU replacing spring break

Students react to NKU replacing spring break
September 29, 2020

Earlier today, President Ashish Vaidya announced that the traditional week-long spring break will be replaced with a series of shorter University holidays that “should reduce the risks associated with...

What’s coming to streaming in October

From left to right: The DaVinci Code (Prime), Her (Netflix), Monsterland (Hulu), Deaf U (Netflix)
September 27, 2020

Netflix: Her, Spike Jonze, 2013 (10/1) The Academy Award-winning futuristic romantic, science fiction, drama, comedy, which has strangely become more realistic since its 2013 release, Her is officially...

Letter from the editor: from newspaper to newsletter

Griffin Hall at night. It's dark outside and there are bright color lights.
The Northerner has a semi-monthly magazine
September 23, 2020

Throughout 2020, The Northerner had to adjust to various circumstances and scenarios. No longer having the ability to interview sources, collaborate or interact in person, our team has shifted to virtual...

Student Art Spotlight

Student Art Spotlight
September 20, 2020

Destiny Ca'Mel, junior “Bound” (2018) - Acrylic paint, Paint pens, Prismacolor pencils - 18x24 "In this piece, I show the familial traumas and harms that people deal with, but never want to talk...

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