The Northerner

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

WLWT Reporter and NKU alumnus Dan Griffin talks with electronic media and broadcasting students in Griffin Hall's Digitorium.
March 22, 2019

Dan Griffin was in seventh grade home economics class when he first realized he wanted to become a news reporter. He remembers learning how to sew pillows when a teacher burst into his classroom, tears...

What you missed at SGA Mar. 18

Associate Dean of Steely Library Lois Schultz speaks to SGA about the budget concerns of Steely.
March 19, 2019
Senator Jontay Brown presented the second reading of his resolution asking the university to “provide preemptive, adequate and effective health counseling services to minority students.”

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

NKU fans react after a Norse Point. The Norse defeated UMBC 78-60
February 3, 2019

Homecoming week is a time that allows NKU to celebrate what it means to be a Norse. Kim Vance, director of fraternity and sorority life, recalled that during her undergraduate years, homecoming used...

How should you learn about college debt?

How should you learn about college debt?
NKU grads typically owe $25K as national student loan debt rises
November 28, 2018
With tuition on the rise at universities around the country, more and more students are taking out loans to afford a college degree, and NKU students are no exception. How students learn about debt and eventually overcome it is up to them, but what’s available at NKU to help them on their financial journey?

Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Flu concerns caused an alumni homecoming event to be cancelled.
February 10, 2018
The recent flu season hit the nation hard, and NKU is no exception.

‘Kill the Messenger’ captures story of former Northerner editor’s rich life and tragic death

The movie poster for 'Kill the Messenger' starring Jeremy Renner.
October 6, 2014

On December 10, 2004 acclaimed and eventually disgraced journalist Gary Webb was found dead from two gunshots to the head. The death would be ruled a suicide. After a struggle with depression and what...

NKU graduate returns to play the Southgate House

Jesse Thomas poses for her music poster. She will be returning to the area on Sept. 25 at the Southgate House.
September 17, 2014

Six months after moving to Los Angeles to become an actress, Jesse Thomas had run out of money and her lease was up. “I moved in with my buddy who played in Goldfinger. The only reason I knew him was...

NKU Alum tells of poverty, challenges faced by students of Newport Intermediate

February 11, 2014

Andy Rachford finds himself sitting in his fourth grade classroom, surrounded by children who may or may not be ready to conquer the day’s science lesson. Rachford, a 23-year-old who, fresh out of college,...

Recent graduate joins Peace Corps

Recent graduate joins Peace Corps
August 29, 2013

For many NKU students, summer’s end meant heading back to classes. But for recent NKU graduate Samantha McKenzie, the end of the summer meant preparing to move to Central America. After receiving...

Sports Business Club celebrates 10 years

March 27, 2013

April 12 event set to host speakers, networking for students and alumni The Sports Business Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary with an event at the Bank of Kentucky Center on April 12. Students,...

Alum writes children’s book with a purpose

Alum writes children’s book with a purpose
November 15, 2012

After graduating, Dennis Charlton began his business career and made use of his business administration degree. While pursuing business, he wrote a draft for a children’s book a few years ago and set...

Alumni overcome unemployment

Alumni overcome unemployment
February 1, 2012

Northern Kentucky University students have something to look forward to during their academic career beyond the remnant glory of receiving their degrees. More alumni are said to have been getting jobs...

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