The Northerner

Creativity could help Obama solve higher education funding issues

September 5, 2013

President Barack Obama’s carrot-and stick-approach to making higher education more affordable is a good idea, but it does not address the most significant problem - the precipitous decline in state funding. Nor...

The Northerner says farewell to friends

April 24, 2013

CLAIRE HIGGINS Editor-in-chief This has to be a joke. I don’t think it’s set in yet that we’re graduating and that I’ve dedicated three years to The Northerner. It’s turned out to be so...

Review week a baby step to dead week

April 17, 2013

The end of the semester is hot on our trails. Two weeks to go and projects, final assignments and exams are already starting to pile up. And it won’t stop until May 10 because NKU does not currently...

Organization funding needed for growth

April 10, 2013

Northern Kentucky University is a growing and progressing school. Ask anyone around the NKU community about our school and you can be sure to hear something very similar if not that exact same line....

Rumors on the rise, administration stays quiet

March 20, 2013

Eaton firing leads to speculation across campus Staff editorial: With the termination of Athletic Director Scott Eaton, it seems like the games have really begun on NKU’s campus. Students campus-wide...

Glass ceiling still exists for women in workplace

February 28, 2013

Look around in your classes. And then look around on campus. You may have noticed that, more often than not, you are likely to see more female than male students. In fact, more than half of NKU’s student...

Instagram ethics still up for debate

February 21, 2013

The ethics and guidelines for journalism are always in question. Ethics are a touchy subject because they are so hard to define, and every journalist has different ethical codes. Of course there are the...

Call to SGA: Wake up and reach out

February 14, 2013

The Student Government Association at NKU is a hardworking group of people. They hold formal meetings every Monday, work with the university administration and executives, they even create their own resolutions...

Nervous about public speaking?

February 7, 2013

It’s no far stretch to say that perhaps the most dreaded class during most college students’ experience is public speaking.  The very thought of having to address an audience of two dozen peers plus...

The Northerner brings home awards

January 31, 2013

Being on staff at a student newspaper like The Northerner is hard work. The staff works countless hours every week to produce a newspaper that serves the NKU community, which includes students, faculty...

Twitter can be a good move for Mearns

Twitter can be a good move for Mearns
January 17, 2013

Northern Kentucky University’s president has joined the ranks of other university leaders in the Twitter-verse. Geoff Mearns sent his first tweet Jan. 11, in response to many students who tweeted him...

Student Media seniors say farewell

Student Media seniors say farewell
December 6, 2012

Jeffonia Wynn “Ms. Ebony J” Norse Code Radio General Manager My time here at NKU has been more than I could ever imagine. I have made lifetime friends and have learned skills that will take...

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