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Interim President Bonita Brown and Wesley Brown in a photography studio located in SOTA.

Interim President Bonita Brown’s husband graduates from NKU

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2023

Wesley Brown graduated and received his diploma handed by his wife, Interim President Bonita Brown, this Sunday as he finished his four-year photography degree. This accomplishment comes after Wesley...

A sticker from Patriot Front.

‘Do not silence yourselves’: Editor’s letter motivating students to push further

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 4, 2021

The acts of Patriot Front are not accidental. They are not incidentally discriminating against people. When they came to campus in late January, they spray-painted over the names of African women as...

NKU announces new provost

NKU announces new provost

Madison Plank, Asst. News Editor February 3, 2021

NKU President Ashish Vaidya announced Dr. Matt Cecil as the new Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (PEVPAA) in a campus-wide email today. This will go into effect July 1.  Cecil...

Whiteboard Wednesday encourages students to share answers to a weekly question.

What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2018
So far, President Ashish Vaidya said his core team has had over 1,700 face-to-face interactions with students, staff, faculty and community members through over 70 different “Talkshop” sessions.
Dean Waple sits in his office on the third floor of the student union.

Waple bids farewell after seven years

Abby Anstead, News Editor July 30, 2015

The third floor of the student union will feel empty this upcoming semester and lunchtime will seem too quiet without Dean Jeffrey Waple cracking jokes and starting conversation with students. Waple...

Democracy Square Live creates discussion about sexual assault on college campuses

Kassidy Stricklett, Reporter April 13, 2015

The event began with one question, “How many of you have experienced or know someone who has been a victim of sexual assault?” Out of the 13 people present in the room, 10 people raise their hands. The...

Budget cuts lead to layoffs

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor September 4, 2014

Putting the plans it devised last spring to deal with its budget problems into action, NKU had to make some layoffs over the summer. According to President Geoffrey Mearns the university had to terminate...

Dean Waple interacts with students Karl Bragg and Matt Kriege during his lunch break in the Student Union.

Dean Waple’s untold life before NKU

Tori Lentz, Assistant News Editor September 4, 2014

Thursday marks Dean Waple’s seven year anniversary of being NKU’s dean of students, the longest he’s ever worked at a university. The Northerner sat down with Waple to find out his roots, why he’s...

NKU leadership team makes university history

Kerry Skiff, Copy Editor August 25, 2014

For the first time in university history, the majority of leadership positions at NKU are filled by women. Katherine Frank, the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Cynthia Reed, dean of Education...

Rumors on the rise, administration stays quiet

March 21, 2013

Eaton firing leads to speculation across campus Staff editorial: With the termination of Athletic Director Scott Eaton, it seems like the games have really begun on NKU’s campus. Students campus-wide...

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