The Northerner

Negro Baseball League lecture gives new insight to the sport’s history

Negro Baseball League lecture gives new insight to the sport’s history

Stephen Wilder, Managing/Sports editor

February 21, 2013


Filed under Sports

Before some Americans evolved into civilized human beings, certain people had to deal with segregation and were held back from reaching their true potential. However, the laws did not stop African Americans from making their mark in history or being passionate about doing what they loved, which was...

Rec. Center hosts wiffle ball All-Star game

Rec. Center hosts wiffle ball All-Star game

Stephen Wilder, Sports features editor

February 22, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University’s Campus Recreation Center sponsored its third annual Commemorative All-Star Wiffle Ball Game Feb. 15 to commemorate Black History Month and Negro League Baseball. NKU President James Votruba threw out the first pitch to start the event. Participants were split...

Author encourages students to explore hidden pain

Claire Higgins

February 23, 2011


Filed under Campus Events, News

The taboo topic of mental health will be brought to the forefront during a special Black History Month presentation sponsored by the Office of African-American Student Affairs and Northern Kentucky University. Author, activist, social worker and entrepreneur Terrie Williams will be speaking to stu...

Editorial: AASA should push play

Jesse Call

February 16, 2011


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Viewpoints

If you keep a movie paused long enough then the image on the screen ends up being there forever. When you finally come back and push play, you might find that the image has permanently burned in and all the new scenes are always cast behind that scar. Northern Kentucky University’s Office of Afr...

Black History Month features full sleight of free events

Chuck Heffner

February 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life

The Northern Kentucky University Office of African-American Student Affairs has organized a full sleight of free events to entertain and educate the campus about African-Americans for Black History Month in February. According to the schedule put out by coordinator Deborah Strahorn, lead organizer...

Still a civil rights activist

By Joe Castelli

February 16, 2009


Filed under News

'Those are men,' shouted Carl Westmoreland, senior advisor for historic preservation at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, while pointing to the poster behind him and leaning into the audience at Otto Budig Theater.' 'They're not out shooting each other; they're not running around wi...

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