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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


Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

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


Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

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


Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Student Voices, Viewpoints

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: Why did I do school?

EDITORIAL: Why did I do school?

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

Ask most students on campus why they came to college and the knee-jerk response is get a job that pays well that (ideally) we don’t hate. There are other expectations, too:  meeting new friends, exploring your identity and seeking new experiences. But,at the end of the day it seems impossible to ...

REVIEW: Lil Yachty – Lil Boat 2

REVIEW: Lil Yachty – Lil Boat 2

Kayla Lumpkins, Reviewer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Reviews

Dropping his sophomore album Lil Boat 2 on the anniversary of his debut project, Lil Boat, Atlanta’s Lil Yachty hopes fans take to his new material better than they did his last album, Teenage Emotions. In an interview with Ebro Darden on Beats1, he discussed how he felt like he let fans down wit...

OPINION: Why I advocate for Kentucky universities

OPINION: Why I advocate for Kentucky universities

Hannah Edelen, Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, Opinions, SGA, Viewpoints

Hannah Edelen, secretary of public relations for NKU’s Student Government Association, joined hundreds of others across the Commonwealth on Tuesday at the state capitol to rally for higher education and stand against proposed budget cuts. Here’s why she advocates.

The Northerner’s top 10 stories of 2017

The Northerner’s top 10 stories of 2017

Northerner Staff

December 30, 2017


Filed under 2017 Recap, Arts & Life, Editorial, Featured Story, News, Opinions, Sports, Student Voices, Viewpoints

2017 was a busy year for us. Revisit our 10 most viewed stories here!

Fall 2017 Editor Farewells

Fall 2017 Editor Farewells

December 7, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

We would type some goodbye cliches--that would probably reference Dr. Seuss--but instead, your faithful team of Northerner staff members will leave you with this: you're pretty swell. 10/10, would work with again. Here's some sentimentality, delivered straight from the cool folks themselves.  Cole Grec...

OPINION: The Northerner stands with the College Heights Herald

OPINION: The Northerner stands with the College Heights Herald

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

In journalism school, we’re told that we’re the “voice for the voiceless,” and “the watchdogs” of society. So, I pose a question: If this is what we’re taught, why are more and more educational institutions attempting to stifle what we’re meant to do? Without student newspapers, the foundations of free sp...

VIDEO | Pumpkin Spice Man on the Street

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Video

In recent years, Pumpkin Spice has seen a rise in both popularity and resentment. Some may associate it simply with Starbucks and their nationally popular seasonal 'Pumpkin Spice Latte', but the craze that is Pumpkin Spice is much bigger than just a flavor of coffee. It's found its way into a myriad of...

OPINION: Where’s the end?

OPINION: Where’s the end?

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

When the news of Harvey Weinstein first broke, I sat down to write an editorial. Then a rape on NKU’s campus was reported. By the time I was finished with my op-ed, I felt as if the piece was no longer timely. I placed it on a shelf of unfinished work, only for it to come crashing back down with a ...

Opinion: In absence of local radio, community is left more fragmented

Opinion: In absence of local radio, community is left more fragmented

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Opinions, Viewpoints

WNKU 89.7’s radio frequency went off-air last week.   The loss of local, independent radio is insurmountable not only for the Greater Cincinnati music scene but for voices in the community as well.  I credit my initial love of music to the independent radio I grew up with, Louisville’s WFPK 91.9. Sliding in...

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