The Northerner

Letter from the editor

Kevin Schultz, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2014


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Wow. What can I say? This past year has gone by faster than I could’ve ever imagined. And while it has definitely been the busiest and most hectic, it has by far been the most rewarding experience of my life. Through my experience as the editor of the The Northerner, I have been able to meet people...

How NKU changed my life

How NKU changed my life

Stephen Wilder, Managing/copy editor

May 1, 2014


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I have always dreaded writing my farewell to NKU and The Northerner because I knew it meant this amazing era in my life would come to an end. Although saying goodbye is inevitably sad, I am ready to focus on my career. Prior to becoming a Norse Many years ago when I was a student at Latonia Elemen...

See Ya Later, Homies

Chanell Karr, Promotions Director

May 1, 2014


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I must confess that this stage in my life was not envisioned. I had no plan for college, much less post-grad. For as long as I can remember, my vision of growing up was portrayed through dreams of becoming a famous actress or singer. I’d be on tour with Britney Spears, and married off to Justin Timberlake....

Goodbyes from our staff-Rob

Goodbyes from our staff-Rob

Robert Huelsman, Video Editor

May 1, 2014


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I never imaged when I started school at NKU that I would one day work for The Northerner. I didn’t even know it existed until my sophomore year. I was then and now very aware of the reputation that the paper has on campus and being a part of this team has left me with an entirely different opinion....

Goodbyes from our staff-Erica

Goodbyes from our staff-Erica

Erica DiMartino, Business Manager

May 1, 2014


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People are my religion. This is my way of life and my purpose. I am at my best when I am working, laughing, meeting, and even competing with people. NKU’s biggest strength, and my reason for becoming a Norse, is people. To-do lists are my strength. In fact, this is how I have chosen to decorate...

Hard work is the key to confidence

Hard work is the key to confidence

Carrie Crotzer, Staff writer

April 28, 2014


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Most college students spend their summers lounging by the pool working on their tans or serving fast food to annoying children. That was never me. Even though I am an aspiring writer, I got my tan on top of two story homes while repairing gutters or tearing off shingles. I would make a quick...

NKU around the world

NKU around the world

Karolina Huber, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2014


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¡Hola!, Guten Tag, Nǐ Hǎo, Bonjour, Annyeong and Hej! These greetings are all in languages that are spoken in some of the countries Northern Kentucky University has an exchange agreement with. This academic year, around 331 NKU students will study abroad or have already done so. But why do these students...

What do you do or want to do to be better toward the environment?

April 17, 2014


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Norse Poll 4-17-2014   Brock Larkins, Senior, Media Informatics “I recycle pretty regularly. I try to sort out my plastic garbage.”   Monique Lamb. Freshman, Exercise Science “I car pool. I try to recycle when recycling bins are near. I should probably be better about it....

Religion and Morality on Campus

Kati Herman, Community Contributor

April 16, 2014


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Northern Kentucky University is a beautiful, busy campus where free speech and new ideas are expressed openly.  As a sophomore walking about this campus, these displays are intriguing to me.  I see so much culture and passion.  Although I enjoy even the controversial subjects such as morality and...

On trip to the capital, Northern Kentucky leadership advocates for key issues

Ediz Rehberg, Community Contributer

April 16, 2014


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During a two-day visit to Washington, D.C. last week, leaders from Northern Kentucky met with federal legislators and executives to discuss important issues and strengthen the region’s ties to the capital. Leadership from Northern Kentucky as well as Washington, D.C. stressed NKU’s indispensability for Kentucky...

Handle with caution and care

Marc Kennedy, Staff Writer

April 16, 2014


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America prides itself on individualism above all other things. And for many important social issues that face our country and the world in general, it is that same individualism that allows us to freely engage in political dialogue and come up with individual solutions to our collective problems. M...

SGA proves it has humor

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor

April 2, 2014


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As many people know by now, our Student Government Association decided to pull a prank this week using a fake resolution that said NKU would adopt a school uniform. What’s probably equally common knowledge is that many people truly thought SGA was serious. Another thing that you may know from read...

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