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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!

OPINION: On a cruise a student explores the disconnect between nature, humanity

OPINION: On a cruise a student explores the disconnect between nature, humanity

Erinn Sweet, Contributor

April 22, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Student Voices, Viewpoints

Courtesy of my grandmother’s graduation gift to me, my family and I went on a seven-day cruise to the Dominican, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The trip was a surprise and I did not have the heart to tell my grandmother that I was not exactly fond of cruises. The issue with cruising is that it doe...

OPINION: Just discovered NKU? 10 totally serious facts you need to know

OPINION: Just discovered NKU? 10 totally serious facts you need to know

Nicole Browning, Asst. Arts & Life Editor

March 16, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Student Voices, Viewpoints

Editor’s Note: Because so many people are discovering Northern Kentucky University for the first time this week, we here at The Northerner (who, by the way, have covered every NKU basketball game this season and have sat alone in many postgame press conferences as the only external media outlet) felt ...

BREAKING: Silent protest addresses gun violence

BREAKING: Silent protest addresses gun violence

Lizzie Kibler, Arts & Life Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Campus Events, Featured Story, News, Student Voices

Students stood in silence outside of the Student Union on Monday wearing targets on their chests. Their homemade shirts bore a black target on the front. Written on the bottom of the shirt was “#StudentsNotTargets.”Propped against their legs were signs that called for awareness and solidarity. The silen...

Hard work is the key to confidence

Hard work is the key to confidence

Carrie Crotzer, Staff writer

April 28, 2014


Filed under Student Voices, Viewpoints

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


Filed under Student Voices, Viewpoints

¡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...

Religion and Morality on Campus

Kati Herman, Community Contributor

April 16, 2014


Filed under Student Voices, Viewpoints

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


Filed under Student Voices, Viewpoints

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...

Packing lunches

Mike Caroway, Contributing writer

January 16, 2014


Filed under Student Voices

Catherine is a freshman at NKU. At orientation, she was introduced to the Student Union and all the other hangouts on campus. During her first weeks, she develops a pattern in her schedule. She is eating at the Student Union four times a week with her newly found friends. She is having a blast and beco...

Norse Poll 10/3/2013

Norse Poll 10/3/2013

October 3, 2013


Filed under Student Voices

Final Great Plate Update

October 12, 2012


Filed under Student Voices

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