The Northerner

U.S. women’s soccer champion inspires students and community members

U.S. Women's National Team midfielder Rose Lavelle came to NKU for a Q&A on Thursday night.

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

November 15, 2019

On Thursday night, the Activities Programming Board hosted U.S. women’s national soccer team champion Rose Lavelle. A Cincinnati native, Lavelle returned to the area to share her story and inspire the students and community members who sat in their seats fixated on the local hero who sat in front of them. 

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

NKU fans react after a Norse Point. The Norse defeated UMBC 78-60

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

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 to be celebrated during soccer season. Since then, NKU has changed a lot over the years. Back then,...

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Neon-clad students waxed (and flexed) nostalgic at an 80's Aerobics session.

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb. 11) with a lineup of sports and entertainment events for  all students, faculty, and staff memb...

Feel the Beat showcases a flurry of dance styles

APB encouraged attendees to support the dancers with the #FeeltheBeatNKU tag on Twitter.

Josh Kelly, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Activities Programming Board (APB) highlighted different dance styles with the Feel the Beat showcase on Nov. 9. Ariyana Hardy, director of the Entertainment committee of APB, said the idea came up at the beginning of the semester. However, the execution wasn’t confirmed. “We wanted to have diffe...

VIDEO | Decades skate party

The Campus Recreation Center.

October 3, 2017

With the fall semester in full swing, the NKU Activities Programming Board (APB) and Association of Campus Residents (ACR) have collaborated to bring a “Decades” Skate Party to life. With no attendance fee, students were welcomed to rent out skates and enjoy the loud music and atmosphere of much of...

WATCH: Students take stress break at petting zoo

Students gather to check out a kangaroo in the Student Union Plaza

Alana Setty, Contributor

April 20, 2017

As the lawn outside the Student Union filled with zoo animals on Tuesday, crowds gathered for a chance to pet the various wildlife brought in by the Activities Programming Board. The animals ranged from farm animals like chickens, goats and rabbits to a kangaroo, camel and a llama. Alecia Siegel, d...

Jodie Sweetin from “Full House” to come to NKU

Jodie Sweetin spoke on campus Tuesday night and shared her story of addiction.

Sierra Gibson, Reporter

November 28, 2016

A former child actor will be coming to Northern Kentucky University to share her personal stories of overcoming drug abuse. The Activities Programming Board is hosting Jodie Sweetin, better known as Stephanie from “Full House” at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Greaves Hall. Victoria Hafele, executive director...

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.
APB