The Northerner

Filling the shoes of an old friend

Gavin Colton, Reporter September 8, 2015

When Michael Hatton sat in the late Joe Conger’s office in the Fine Arts building as a student, he had no idea that 16 years later he would be sitting on the other side of NKU’s new School of the Arts. At...

McCombs fills SOTA Visual Arts Chair

Mackenzie Manley, Contributor September 8, 2015

  The landscape of NKU’s art programs has shifted since the new School of the Arts was introduced, many of those changes coming with the administration.  The new school includes the formerly...

NKU President Mearns speaking during during his 2015 Spring Convocation. President Mearns spoke about the past year and the upcoming year in the Student Union Ballroom on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.

Convocation speech kicks off spring semester

Richard Cracchiolo, Copy Editor January 9, 2015

NKU began the spring 2015 semester with its usual tradition: a convocation speech. The speech was delivered by President Geoffrey Mearns and detailed NKU’s accomplishments in the past year as well as...

NKU’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta earns Best Chapter Award

Andrea Carter, Reporter October 23, 2014

NKU’s Alpha Beta Phi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta (PAT), has won their 19th consecutive Best Chapter Award. Overall, this is their 23rd time winning this award since colonizing on campus in 1985. As claimed...

An NKU student stresses out over her work. Like many other students, she procrastinates, which leads to more stress.

Slacking off effects students in and out of the classroom

Kassidy Stricklett, Reporter October 8, 2014

Meredith Wolf, a senior organizational leadership major, knows a bit about time-management. As a full-time student, president of Delta Zeta Sorority, 2014 orientation leader, member of the Psi Chi International...

Awards that Chase Law has earned. Dean Standen hopes that the Lunsford Academy will bring more attention to Chase.

Lunsford Academy says it will create well-rounded ‘Renaissance Lawyers’

Mac Payton, Reporter September 10, 2014

A Chase graduate has given back to his alma mater in a big way. To be specific, one million ways. Bruce Lunsford, a 1974 graduate from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, has donated $1 million to the...

Paul Ellis, director of the Learning Assistance Program, gives freshmen tips for collaborative studying.

Freshman survey fuels the flame

Kerry Skiff, Copy Editor September 3, 2014

Wednesday, Sept. 3 marks the second release of a freshman survey designed to help students, faculty and staff connect in ways that will ensure each student’s success. MAP-Works, or Making Achievement...

Communication key in stressing class attendance to students through new policy

Communication key in stressing class attendance to students through new policy

Tori Lentz, Assistant News Editor August 17, 2014

“Show your face or lose your space” is the message administrators are trying their hardest to convey to students as NKU establishes a new non-attendance policy next week. According to university vice...

Equal rights group tries to patch ‘leaky pipeline’

Andrea Carter, Staff Writer August 11, 2014

The Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative (KGSC) at NKU is seeking to change the problem of underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) careers. KGSC is a branch...

New programs help students ‘leap’ into college life

Andrea Carter, Staff Writer August 6, 2014

Conveniently located in a single suite of the University Center are the tools that students can use to succeed in their college careers. NKU’s University Connect and Persist (UCAP) and the Student Achievement...

Student athletes adapt to learning on the road

Olivia Shawmeker, Contributing writer October 3, 2013

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...

Athletic events’ security based on amount of attendance

Athletic events’ security based on amount of attendance

Brook Clifford, Sports editor October 3, 2013

While attending a sports game, a fan probably notices the amount of people in the stands, the other team’s warm-ups, how well the team they are rooting for is performing and other things going on in...

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