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Fact check: Is NKU MBB Coach Brannen leaving for Alabama?

Men's Basketball Head Coach John Brannen holds up the net following the final game of the Horizon League Tournament. The Norse defeated Wright State 77-66.

Sierra Newton and Kane Mitten

March 25, 2019

Why are we even asking this question?  With being the second winningest coach in NKU history and taking two trips to the NCAA tournament as well as an NIT debut in the first three years of Division I eligibility, these types of talks come about.

March Madness: “Christmas for any fan”

NKU Basketball Players cheer after the announcement of them recieving the 14th seed in the West region of the NCAA Tournament. The Norse will face No. 3 Texas Tech in the opening round.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 17, 2019

NKU men's basketball team will face third seeded Texas Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22. NKU Athletics held a Selection Sunday announcement party for NKU students, alumni, and fans of the community.

Analysis: NKU must take early control to beat Wright State

Jalen Tate (11) screams after earning a foul shot off a made basket during the semi-final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Oakland. Tate shot 6-of-18 and was credited with the assist on the game winning three by Drew McDonald (34).

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 12, 2019

It all comes down to this. With an NCAA tournament bid at stake, the NKU Norse take on the Wright State Raiders Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for the title of the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Champions. “I think it’s great: the Co-Champions League playing each other for the regular season Champions Le...

REVIEW: Captain Marvel offers thrilling but familiar action

REVIEW: Captain Marvel offers thrilling but familiar action

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 11, 2019

Marvel’s first female-led feature is undoubtedly a giant leap forward for representation for women in the mega-franchises that have dominated the box office the past decade, but a small step toward bringing anything new or exciting to the superhero genre.   In “Captain Marvel,” the 21st installmen...

Best of NKY 2019: Readers’ and Editors’ picks

Best of NKY 2019: Readers' and Editors' picks

Northerner Staff

March 6, 2019

We asked, you answered. These are our readers' and editors' selections of the Best of Northern Kentucky.

Preview: Norse face Titans in first round of Horizon League tournament

Jalen Tate (11) fights past a Detroit Mercy defender. Tate shot 5-of-11 on the night and had 11 points.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

The first leg of the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball tournament kicks off on Wednesday, March 6. The Norse will face the seventh seed Detroit Mercy Titans at BB&T Arena with tip off at 7 p.m. The game will also be broadcast on ESPN+. The Norse split the title of regular season champs with W...

R*pe culture: Being a survivor in the #MeToo era

When the #MeToo hashtag trended on Twitter, people took to the platform to express their experiences with sexual assault.

Noël Waltz, Reporter

March 5, 2019

Content warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault. I still remember the day I woke up to #MeToo trending on Twitter. Thousands upon thousands of survivors took to social media to combat one of the most pervasive aspects of dealing with this trauma: the feeling of being alone. The popul...

Preview: Women’s team hosts Cleveland State on Senior Day

NKU Women's Basketball Players cheer after a point during the game against Green Bay. The Norse fell 81-61.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 24, 2019

The NKU women’s basketball team hosts Cleveland State Vikings Sunday, Feb. 24 at BB&T Arena. The game will be the final home game of the season and honor senior guard Taryn Taugher. The game will also be NKU’s pink game, the Norse partner with the Pink Ribbon Girls, an organization that provides various services to individuals with breast and gynecological cancers.

Cleveland State Preview: No. 1 meets No. 10 at BB&T

NKU Players Celebrate after a point during the game against UNC Asheville. The Norse won 77-50.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 23, 2019

NKU men’s basketball hosts the number 10 team in the Horizon League Saturday night at BB&T Arena. The game is not only the last home game of the season but it is Senior Night. NKU Athletics will be recognizing graduate student point guard Zaynah Robinson and senior forward Drew McDonald.

Preview: NKU hosts No. 2 in the Horizon League

Kailey Coffey (23) is introduced prior to the game against University of Pikeville.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

The NKU women’s basketball team, currently seventh  in the Horizon League, takes on the second-place Youngstown State Penguins on Friday, Feb. 22. The Norse sit at 7-17 overall and 6-8 in the conference, while the Penguins are 20-6 on the season with a 12-3 conference record.

#WrightStateHateWeek preview: Norse hope to remain ‘Kings of Horizon’

Jalen Tate (11) is introduced before the homecoming game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 79-64.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019

The last time the Norse clashed with the Wright State Raiders, they narrowly achieved victory with a score of 68-64.

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Valentine's Day: Editor's ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Northerner Staff

February 14, 2019

Need some ideas for how to spend Valentine's Day weekend? Whether you're in a couple or loving the single life, here are some cheap and free ideas for what to do around campus from our editors: "As my girlfriend and I met in college, we have yet to go back to her (booming) hometown of Columbus together. ...

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