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Refraction

Refraction

Isabel Sleczkowski, Guest Contributor

October 9, 2019

RED flushed his face and mine when he kissed me, I flinched. My hand grew heavier when he held it. I think his eyes were black but I tried not to look. I kept as much space between us as I could.     ORANGE was the knot in my ribcage that tangled when I...

10 September 2019

10 September 2019

Elizabeth McClure, Guest Contributor

October 9, 2019

I am like a rosebush.   Beautiful from afar.   Blooms you want to see and smell forever.   But you get hurt if you get too close.   I fade quickly and easily; my beauty lasts but for a moment.   Many have tried pruning me.   Cutting away...

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

After a 10-win season in 2018, and a successful preseason record of one win and one tie to #8 University of Kentucky, the Norse are continuing to build. Their first game of the regular season was on the road against Grand Canyon University; that game ended 3-0 in Grand Canyon’s favor.  “We had a really solid spring where we got some great results at the end,” Head Coach Stu Riddle said. “And we've continued that momentum now through preseason. So, I think we're all cautiously optimistic of what lies ahead for us.”

Women’s Soccer Preview: Aiming for Championship title

Women’s Soccer Preview: Aiming for Championship title

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

The NKU women’s soccer team has started their season 2-2 after a 3-1 win against Murray State over Labor Day weekend. The Norse are attempting to find their footing, with seven freshmen and a new transfer. With a younger team comes learning and growing pains, but the soccer team is embracing the time to learn. “Developing as a team, it’s a very young team right now, but I think we all see great potential on our team and to get us to a championship,” senior midfielder and team captain Shawna Zaken said. “Just developing and learning and growing, I think that's actually fun to do as a team.”

EDITORS: What we wish we knew as freshmen

EDITORS: What we wish we knew as freshmen

Northerner Staff

August 26, 2019

Sean Gibson, Assistant Web Editor Sophomore Reach out and make friends and connections with other students and professors. This opens up a world of opportunity at NKU and can truly impact your life. The biggest skills and developments during my time at NKU came from outside the classroom! Kane M...

From the editor-in-chief: My thanks to The Northerner

From the editor-in-chief: My thanks to The Northerner

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

Never let a fear of not being good enough keep you from finding what you love. There’s always a reason not to do something. Sometimes, you just have to knock on the door.

From the managing editor: Goodbye to my Northerner family

From the managing editor: Goodbye to my Northerner family

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

May 13, 2019

I will always love writing and you all helped remind me of that, but you also made these four years something I will never forget.

Opinion: What being a wannabe vegetarian taught me about perfection

Opinion: What being a wannabe vegetarian taught me about perfection

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

I can still remember the stale smell of bread on my Subway uniform as I excitedly claimed on the job, “I’m going to be a ‘Happy-meat-a-tarian!’” What my 17-year-old self meant at the time was that I was only going to eat meat that was raised “ethically.” This first attempt probably...

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

On a clear blue Sunday, news broke that NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen was leaving for the Cincinnati Bearcats. The veil in BB&T Arena was torn, and the mountains fell on themselves at the word that the leader of NKU’s Division I crusade was hopping across the river. (Editor’s Note: Ok, not really, but it did kind of feel that way.)

Review: Plot of ‘The Public’ eerily familiar for Cincinnati

Review: Plot of ‘The Public’ eerily familiar for Cincinnati

Noël Waltz, Reporter

April 16, 2019

“The Public” is a fictional interpretation of current issues haunting Cincinnati. It manages to touch on the opioid epidemic, inefficient public transportation, police brutality and homelessness all in a little over two hours. Emilio Estevez directed, wrote and starred in the film. Co-starring alongside...

Review: Khalid releases sophomore album ‘Free Spirit’

Review: Khalid releases sophomore album ‘Free Spirit’

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 11, 2019

R&B artist Khalid reflects on becoming an adult.

Review: Fun Times in Philadelphia with ‘Shazam!’

Review: Fun Times in Philadelphia with ‘Shazam!’

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019

“Shazam!” is a step in the right direction for the DCEU.

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