The Northerner

One more time: Thanks for the memories

One more time: Thanks for the memories
April 24, 2012

I have always been what you might call a “Grammar Nazi.” There’s a joke in my family that I was born with a dictionary and pencil in my grubby little hands. Working for The Northerner has served...

It’s not easy saying goodbye

It’s not easy saying goodbye
April 24, 2012

I came to Northern Kentucky University at the perfect time. It was a strange period, rife with changes, both in my personal life and on NKU’s campus. When I came to NKU, Griffin Hall was still under...

Turn up the volume!

April 17, 2012

With Geoffrey Mearns now officially the incoming Northern Kentucky University president, there is a lot of talk about what is going to be changed and implemented. For the most part, The Northerner...

Staff stands by recent controversial article

April 3, 2012

A recent story published by The Northerner has caught the eye of many people, including journalism professors, the department of communication chair and even the dean of the college of informatics. Critics...

Staff writers’ rebuttal

April 3, 2012

Claire Higgins’ article, “Student voices discontent with professor,” has created a lot of buzz this past week. We are not apprehensive about publishing an article with a touchy subject; as journalists...

Debate livens up candidates

March 27, 2012

On Monday, March 26, the SGA presidential and vice presidential candidates met in the Governance Room of the Student Union for their only debate before the election. They took questions and challenged...

Pres. forums a must

March 20, 2012

On March 19, Northern Kentucky University announced that it has reached its decision on the final three candidates for the presidential search. Jonathan Gibralter, president of Frostburg State University...


February 29, 2012

#bellarminehateweek. A trending topic on Twitter in Cincinnati. While Northern Kentucky University students may have been excited about the prospect of a rivalry -- a certain boost in school spirit...

Chi Omega declines

February 21, 2012

Recently, and rather unexpectedly, students were told that the Chi Omega sorority decided to not create a chapter at Northern Kentucky University. According to Chi Omega’s website, they are the largest...

February 14, 2012

Welp, in case you haven’t noticed, our website,, was hacked. Early Tuesday morning, our adviser Jacque Day logged on only to see an error page. Apparently, the “hack” happened within...

The $4,087 student

January 31, 2012

In this week’s issue, staff writer Zachary Rogers previews The Rally for Higher Education. The event, which will be held Feb. 7, is exactly the type of call to action that Northern Kentucky University...

Oh, lucky thirteen

January 25, 2012

Thanks to the Great Icy Doom of 2012, we weren’t able to make it Lexington this year to accept our Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association awards. So we relied on our brave adviser Jacque Day to return...

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