The Northerner

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

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

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2018

After being ranked sixth for the preseason in the Horizon League and redshirt junior Molly Glick being named to the All-Horizon league preseason first team, the NKU Women’s basketball team is honored but are not settling. “Preseason rankings are what they are, you know. We don't put a whole lo...

WATCH: What does NKU Have Planned for Halloween?

October 31, 2018

With Halloween just around the corner waiting to scare the socks off of people, we thought it would be a good idea to get some info on what the students of Northern Kentucky University are going to be doing this spooky holiday. Most of the students we talked to we’re looking forward to spending th...

REVIEW: No “Bad Times” found at El Royale

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Kane Mitten, Copy Editor

October 30, 2018

A priest, a salesman, a hippie and a soul singer walk into a motel lobby.

WATCH: Learn How To Get Through Midterms

WATCH: Learn How To Get Through Midterms

October 8, 2018

As midterm week quickly approaches, we decided to go around campus and ask upperclassmen as well as faculty what advice they could give freshmen on their first midterm week as college students. ...

REVIEW: ‘Venom’ nothing more than stale poison


Owen Treolo, Reporter

October 5, 2018

A classic comic book anti-hero finally receives his big screen solo film in “Venom,” the Tom Hardy-fronted Sony film led by “Zombieland” director Ruben Fleischer.

Opinion: Don’t get mad, get to the polls

Kentucky's gubernatorial election was Nov. 5, 2019.

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 26, 2018

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

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

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: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

Roommates fill out a roommate agreement when they move into University Housing.

Kate Fulmer, Social Media Editor

August 20, 2018

A new school year can often mean new roommates. Whether you’re a freshman sharing your room for the first time or a senior living with another random roommate, almost everyone has dealt with the intolerable roommate drama during their college experience. Here are some tips and tricks to help you wit...

EDITORIAL: Why did I do school?

EDITORIAL: Why did I do school?

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

May 4, 2018

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 ...

A farewell from the Editor-in-Chief Mackenzie Manley

A farewell from the Editor-in-Chief Mackenzie Manley

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

For more than half of my college career, The Northerner has consumed me. In fall 2015, I wrote a news story on the first gender-inclusive bathrooms coming to campus. The move came after SGA passed a resolution asking that they be placed in high-traffic areas of campus, but the initiative was one ...

A farewell from managing editor and sports editor Christopher Decker

A farewell from managing editor and sports editor Christopher Decker

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

April 26, 2018

I wasn’t sold on NKU when I first arrived on campus. As a commuter and a working student, I felt disconnected from the school I traveled to for classes every day. That was until I officially joined The Northerner. The experiences I’ve had as a member of The Northerner and as a student in the journ...

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