The Northerner

“Orange is the New Black” star opens up about life as a transgender actress to sold-out NKU audience

Members of LGBGTQ and Bonnie Meyers gather together to capture a photo with Laverne Cox at the meet-and-greet event after the lecture.

Kiana Berry, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2014

An hour before the event doors open, students fill the first floor of the Student Union.  Lines snake their way across the tile floor and out the doors almost stretching the distance to Griffin Hall. The students chatter and laugh, anxiously awaiting to find their seat in the Student Union Ballroom to...

Initiative uses art, language to raise awareness

Initiative uses art, language to raise awareness

Alyson Schoenung, Staff writer

April 11, 2013

NKU announced a new project partnership with Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement to clean up and bring out potential in a historical, low-income Northern Kentucky neighborhood. The west side of Newport, Ky. is home to many single family dwellings, some of which are the oldest in the city, dating...

Latino speaker inspires students to go beyond borders

Georgina Alamilla

October 4, 2011

Juana Watson, Ph.D., visited Northern Kentucky University on Sept. 21 to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. “I loved NKU,” Watson said. Watson gave the keynote address in the Otto M. Budig Theater and held a reception in SU 109. Over 50 students attended the event. “I want to...

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