The Northerner

Audrey Wilson works with some of the students at the Early Childhood Center.

Early Childhood Center faces uncertain future

April 3, 2015

Changes could soon be coming to the university’s Early Childhood Center. The on-campus educational daycare, which serves 52 children per day, is under the spotlight of a task force, created by NKU President...

The Kentucky state capitol building.

Students take to the capitol, advocate for equal funding

February 26, 2015

A group of NKU students visited the state capitol today to pay a visit to state legislators and advocate for outcomes-based funding for post-secondary institutions. “We’ve been meeting with representatives...

University takes next steps in environmental evolution

University takes next steps in environmental evolution

December 28, 2014

  Northern Kentucky University is in the midst of an environmental evolution. The university is hiring a Director for Energy Management with plans to also hire a sustainability manager in order...

Former modern dancer spins a web of ‘green’ influence at NKU

December 28, 2014

Jane Goode didn’t catch on to her nickname at NKU quickly. Students would scurry up behind her on campus shouting “Green lady, green lady!” only to have her turn her head in confusion. In fact,...

NKU raises its bar for sustainable construction standards

NKU raises its bar for sustainable construction standards

December 28, 2014

NKU is taking advantage of its recent and continued growth through implementing more environmentally sustainable construction and renovation practices in projects all across campus. Though construction...

BREAKING: Former dance coach improperly used $6,800, could be center of investigation

November 3, 2014

NKU’s legal counsel met with a Campbell County commonwealth attorney on Nov. 3 to discuss a potential criminal investigation into the activities of former NKU dance team coach Jennifer Hilvert, according...

Student-created chemical recycling machine could cut costs, benefit the environment

Student-created chemical recycling machine could cut costs, benefit the environment

November 2, 2014

Tucked away in the corner of a small research lab on the second floor of the science center is a funny-looking, gurgling machine. Constructed from what looks like the remnants of a pool noodle, your grandmother’s...

Alison Lundergan Grimes introduces Hillary Clinton. Clinton showed her support for Grimes senate candidacy.

Hillary Clinton draws big crowds to campus

November 1, 2014

Former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by Northern Kentucky University this morning to rally for Kentucky democrat senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Clinton and Grimes...

A trainer helps a bird pose for a photo at the Cincinnati Zoo. Evan Sgouris took this photo as a means of documenting his experience with Sartore.

Students learn firsthand from world-famous National Geographic photographer

October 22, 2014

Have you seen the large canvases flying high on building sides across campus? The ones showing a litter of baby coyotes, a group of African wild dogs and a pair of Golden snub-nosed monkeys? A pair of...

Hollywood and journalism: the unseen connection

October 3, 2014

Sitting side-by-side around the circular table of the twelfth floor guest room in New York City's grand Ritz Carlton Hotel, the keen, thirty or forty-something veteran entertainment reporter two seats...

A professor works with a student in a Griffin hall classroom. The open desks and floor plan provides a more interactive classroom environment.

University attempts to address small desk issue

October 2, 2014

Student government works to ‘bridge the gap’ between a student-body concern and its administrative response   NKU administration and Student Government Association (SGA) have heard the...

Kevin Schultz

Kevin Schultz

September 25, 2014

Kevin Schultz is a senior with a double major in journalism and English at NKU where he has covered everything from administration and student government to the environment and diversity. He is the former...

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