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Norse MBB adds Pivorius to incoming freshman class for 2021-22 season

Norse MBB adds Pivorius to incoming freshman class for 2021-22 season

Pivorius has competed in US and internationally
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief July 19, 2021

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team brought in a sixth newcomer for the 2021-22 season, adding shooting guard Hubertas Pivorius to their incoming freshman class.   Hubertas Pivorius...

NKU is pausing basketball activities until further notice.

NKU athletics announces no fans at home games through at least December

NKU basketball will not allow spectators at BB&T Arena amid COVID-19
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor November 2, 2020

On Monday, Northern Kentucky University Athletics officially announced that there will be no spectators permitted at men’s and women’s home basketball games through at least Dec. 31, 2020.  The...

BB&T Arena, home of the NKU Norse basketball.

NCAA extends eligibility for student athletes in winter sports

Division I Council to extend eligibility in winter sports amid COVID-19
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor October 15, 2020

On Wednesday, the NCAA Division I Council decided to extend the eligibility of all winter sport student-athletes, allowing all players who compete in a winter sport during the 2020-21 season to receive...

NKU and McMurry prepare for the beginning of the Rocket League match between the two schools.

NKU Esports remains undefeated in Rocket League

NKU Esports club wins both games on Tuesday night
Kaycee Sloan, Assistant Sports Editor October 7, 2020

The Northern Kentucky University Varsity Esports team faced McMurry University and Wayland Baptist University in a game of Rocket League last night. The first match of the night began at 8 p.m. against...

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor July 19, 2020

The NKU Women’s basketball team has added former University of Kentucky basketball player Anthony Epps as an assistant coach, the team announced in a press release on Wednesday. In 2019-20, Epps was...

The exterior of BB&T Arena.

Fall sports delayed to October 1

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor July 16, 2020

On Thursday, the Horizon League Council officially decided to postpone the beginning of fall sports competition until October 1. The League and its Council members came to the decision with the interest...

The walk path between Nunn Hall  and Founders Hall.

Vaidya announced NKU fall 2020 plans: hybrid classes, social distancing

Classes in the fall can be in-person, fully online, hybrid or a mix of online and scheduled meeting times
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor June 15, 2020

NKU will resume some in-person class meetings in fall 2020, President Ashish Vaidya announced in a campus-wide email Monday afternoon. The fall semester will start on August 17, 2020, as scheduled....

A Conversation with Griffin Doersching: Home Run Derby Champion

A Conversation with Griffin Doersching: Home Run Derby Champion

Matthew Dietz, Reporter March 5, 2020

As Griffin Doersching, the NKU Norse junior first baseman and Home Run Derby champion, stepped up to the plate for his first-round swings at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, he had just one thought going through...

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

The Northerner takes the court to hear more about Coach Horn’s first summer in
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 23, 2019

Head men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn is looking to make NKU the hardest place to play in the Horizon League. Through the summer, he’s prepared his team to play a more competitive schedule, and wants...

Chris Vogt (33) goes up for a shot during the Horizon League Tournament game against Detroit Mercy. Vogt shot 7-of-10 on the night and had 16 points.

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 10, 2019
The 7'1 center from Mayfield, KY is leaving NKU's men's basketball team.
Macy Wright started playing golf, competitively, in sixth grade.

‘Perfect athlete’: A Norse golfer’s integrity on the green

Jasmine Smart, Reporter March 7, 2019
Macy Wright is exceptional on and off the golf course. As her senior year comes to a close, people close to her reflect on the impact she’s had on them and what made her such a great student.
Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?

How new guidelines could revamp gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment reporting at universities
Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor February 13, 2019

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States...

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