The Northerner

A new name for the home of the Norse

Jordan Jackson dribbles the ball up the court in NKU's match-up against West Virginia. NKU took on WVU on Dec. 7, 2014, losing 67-42.

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

June 22, 2015

NKU will see a new name on campus this fall as students, faculty and staff come back for fall classes.Previously known as the Bank of Kentucky Center, or more commonly to those on campus, the BOK, it will now be known as BB&T Arena.The North Carolina-based financial services firm completed the acqu...

Only 133 attend ‘Norse Rock Rumble’ event at Bank of Kentucky Center

A small crowd waits between sets during 'Norse Rock Rumble'. The Activities Programming Board said that they had space for 500 people to attend the event at the Bank of Kentucky Center.

Brittany Smart, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2014

The band ‘Calm the Tides’ secured their spot for first place Saturday night in the Bank of Kentucky Center at ‘Norse Rock Rumble.’ Hosted by the Activities Programming Board and emceed by comedian Melissa Villasenor, the event was free to anyone who wanted to attend, however, the people in the cr...

GALLERY: Little Big Town rock NKU

Little Big Town performs at the BOKC. The band performed at the BOKC on Nov. 9, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 10, 2014

There’s an unexplainable energy that fills a room when a concert begins and the performer comes to the stage, the crowd rises to their feet as they wait for a person larger than life to appear. There’s a static in the air as the chords to a song begin and the crowd roars in the anticipation of finall...

Hillary Clinton draws big crowds to campus

Alison Lundergan Grimes introduces Hillary Clinton. Clinton showed her support for Grimes' senate candidacy.

Kevin Schultz and Carrie Crotzer

November 1, 2014

Former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by Northern Kentucky University this morning to rally for Kentucky democrat senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Clinton and Grimes both gave speeches to a crowd of about 1,400 people in the university's Bank of Kentucky Center. ...

Two NKU students rap battle for 2 Chainz tickets

Two NKU students rap battle for 2 Chainz tickets

Carrie Crotzer and Courtney Ferguson

February 27, 2014

2 Chainz is set to take over the Bank of Kentucky Center Sunday night and two NKU students battled it out on Wednesday afternoon for a chance to see him in action. The Office of Marketing and Communications created the event to promote the upcoming concert. “We work with BOK  and when we hear about a conce...

Monster trucks roar at BOKC

Monster trucks roar at BOKC

Matt Popovich, Staff writer

February 14, 2013

Screams, howls and the roar of 1,500 horsepower alcohol-powered monster trucks could be heard emanating from The Bank of Kentucky Center Feb. 8-9. This was the first time the BOKC has hosted a monster truck event. Members of the Monster X Tour, a national act which performs at smaller venues, made...

Rollergirls wrap up regular season

Rollergirls wrap up regular season

John Minor, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012

Black-n-Bluegrass Rollergirls (BBRG) competed at the Bank of Kentucky Center on Sept. 22 in a doubleheader. In the first match, the BBRG Shiners went up against the Gem City Rollergirls, based out of Dayton, Ohio. Gem City won the contest 256-93. The score was close early as Gem City held a 45-35 lead,...

Police Beats 4/4/2012

April 3, 2012

March 26 2:26 p.m. A signed blank check was found in the Mathematics Education Psychology Center. The owner was contacted. March 27 4:56 p.m. Outside of Callahan Hall, an unknown person spray painted a bicycle unbeknownst to the owner. 6:08 p.m. In Lot I a two vehicle accident occurred resulting...

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