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Breaking: Asalon suspended four games for unsportsmanlike conduct

Breaking: Asalon suspended four games for unsportsmanlike conduct

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Sports

The NCAA announced head baseball coach Todd Asalon has been suspended four games for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wednesday's game with Louisville. Alason bumped into an umpire while arguing a call with two outs in the fourth inning of Wednesday's 6-4 loss to the Cardinals.  "I realize that my behavior...

NKU modifies master plan for new residence hall

NKU modifies master plan for new residence hall

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under Featured Story, News

The NKU Board of Regents voted Wednesday to approve the use of land currently occupied by Parking Lot F as a site for a new residence hall. A last-minute addition to the agenda, the issue was one of seven presidential recommendations that were passed in one vote by the board. According to backgroun...

‘Save WNKU’ petition fights station’s potential sale

‘Save WNKU’ petition fights station’s potential sale

Mackenzie Manley, Abby Anstead, News Editor, Editor-in-Chief
September 3, 2016
Filed under Featured Story, News

  She thinks WNKU has been taken for granted, and now that the local radio station’s future is uncertain -- she’s fighting to save it.   Along with her staff, Courtney Phenicie, editor-in-chief of CincyMusic.com, assembled the petition ‘Save WNKU’ in an attempt to save the decades-old station. Since May, the petiti...

Norse shutout against Evansville

Norse shutout against Evansville

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men's soccer team lost to the University of Evansville 2-0 on Sunday afternoon, dropping their record to 0-1-1 on the season. The Norse offense struggled to gain any traction in this game, only attempting five total shots in the game and two shots on goal. "We didn't take very many chanc...

5 things you missed at Fall Convocation

5 things you missed at Fall Convocation

Mackenzie Manley, News Editor
August 21, 2016
Filed under Featured Story, News

For those of you who couldn’t hear President Geoffrey Mearns’s Fall Convocation address on Aug. 19, don’t fret. The Northerner has you covered with the five most essential topics that were discussed. These range from rising ACT scores among the incoming freshman class, struggles with state fundin...

Republican primary candidates clash at gubernatorial debate

Republican primary candidates clash at gubernatorial debate

Andrea Carter, Reporter
April 23, 2015
Filed under Featured Story, News

During NKU’s gubernatorial debate on April 22, the Kentucky candidates for this year’s Republican primary grew irritable with one another. Roughly 60 people were in attendance for the debate, half of which were students. The debate, which featured three of the four candidates including Chris McD...

All that glitters is not gold

All that glitters is not gold

Tori Lentz, Assistant News Editor
September 18, 2014
Filed under Featured Story, News

Last week the Kappa Delta sorority discovered that glitter is prohibited in the Student Union and is punishable via hefty fine after an incident on Bid Day. The Northerner decided to take a look at this little-known policy at NKU and other area universities.   Bid Day Screaming, excited girls crowded into roo...

UPDATED: University fights financial woes

UPDATED: University fights financial woes

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor
March 26, 2014
Filed under News

President Mearns announced in an email Monday that NKU will get the $97 million for the Health Innovation Center. SGA President Erik Pederson said at Monday's SGA meeting that the 2.5 percent statewide budget cut on postsecondary schools is now 1.5 percent and instead of paying $5 million for the Ke...

Financial woes to take toll on NKU students’ tuition

Financial woes to take toll on NKU students’ tuition

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor
March 5, 2014
Filed under News

NKU is expected to see an approximate five percent increase in tuition if it receives no aid in its financial burdens. According to NKU’s President Geoffrey Mearns, the university needs an approximate $6 million, part of which is coming from Governor Beshear's 2.5 percent proposed operating budget cut ...

Baseball team remains optimistic despite setback

Desherion McBroom, Contributing Writer
February 27, 2014
Filed under Sports

In their first season playing Division I, the NKU baseball team posted a record of 8-47 finishing in last place in the Atlantic Sun Conference. This was the first losing season for head coach Todd Asalon since he has been at the school. “Our team doesn’t care about what division we’re in, our g...

Student athletes adapt to learning on the road

Olivia Shawmeker, Contributing writer
October 3, 2013
Filed under Sports

NKU student athletes now face more academic challenges as they are on the road more and traveling farther distances since the school’s move to Division I. Online classes can make it easier for athletes because they don’t have to attend classes in person. “When it comes to schoolwork on the...

Mearns addresses campus community about next year’s budget

Mac Payton, Staff writer
April 17, 2013
Filed under News

Exactly a year after being named NKU’s fifth president on the same stage, President Geoffrey Mearns addressed the campus about the university’s budget on Wednesday in Greaves Hall. “We are in a safe and stable financial position,” Mearns said, despite NKU not receiving what he believes is its fair ...

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