The Northerner

“How Does It Feel To Be A Problem?” author due to visit campus

Kiana Berry, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events

Moustafa Bayoumi, author of this year’s first year’s first year programs book connection selection, How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?”, will be visiting NKU on Nov. 20th. The author will have two free events on campus at 1:45 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., with a book signing after the first event. In “How Does It F...

‘Kill the Messenger’ captures story of former Northerner editor’s rich life and tragic death

‘Kill the Messenger’ captures story of former Northerner editor’s rich life and tragic death

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief

October 6, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Multimedia, News

On December 10, 2004 acclaimed and eventually disgraced journalist Gary Webb was found dead from two gunshots to the head. The death would be ruled a suicide. After a struggle with depression and what should have been a career making story in 1996, that ended up destroying his career, Webb was no lo...

Battling bookstores lightens sting on students

Battling bookstores lightens sting on students

Brittany Smart, Reporter

August 19, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, News

Barnes & Noble College is consistently shown as the most expensive seller of textbooks for NKU students. However, the store’s senior corporate marketing specialist Judith Buckingham said affordability continues to be the top priority for the bookstore. “This year, more than 80 percent of titles...

Professor writes chapter in new book about Kentucky government

Professor writes chapter in new book about Kentucky government

Erin Mullins, Staff writer

September 5, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

An associate professor from the political science, criminal justice, and organizational leadership department collaborated on a new book about Kentucky politics and government, which will be released in November. Dr. Julie Olberding wrote a chapter in the book, “Kentucky Government, Politics, and...

Professor pens book, covers changing face of political media coverage

Professor pens book, covers changing face of political media coverage

Erin Mullins, Staff writer

August 29, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

An associate professor in NKU’s political science, criminal justice and organizational leadership departments has published his first book to help people understand and navigate political media. Dr. Michael Baranowski wrote his book, “Navigating the News: A Political Media User’s Guide” to...

Alum writes children’s book with a purpose

Alum writes children’s book with a purpose

Brook Clifford, Staff writer

November 15, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

After graduating, Dennis Charlton began his business career and made use of his business administration degree. While pursuing business, he wrote a draft for a children’s book a few years ago and set it down, only to pick it back up again last year when his business career came to a temporary stop...

Students climb to success with new book

Students climb to success with new book

Matt Popovich, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Not everyone gazes upon a mundane looking staircase and asks themselves how it could shed light on a city historically, socioeconomically and geographically. But that is exactly what two Northern Kentucky University seniors have done, and on a grand scale. Andrew Boehringer, a history and anthropology...

Author takes students through his personal journey

Author takes students through his personal journey

Brook Clifford, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

The ballroom in the Student Union was filled with whispers of anticipation as students anxiously waited for Wes Moore, author of “The Other Wes Moore,” to come on stage on Sept. 25. All of the seats were full and some students and faculty were standing against the walls, just to hear him speak. Some...

A conversation with Wes Moore

A conversation with Wes Moore

Brook Clifford, Staff Writer

September 20, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Wes Moore, a Rhodes scholar, White House Fellow, decorated combat veteran and, most recently, an author is coming to Northern Kentucky University to speak Sept. 25. His book, “The Other Wes Moore,” is the Freshman Book Connection choice this year. The book is about how he found another man with...

Across the University 2/22/2012

February 22, 2012


Filed under News

Whooping cough cases increase in the area According to an announcement from Dean of Students Jeffrey Waple, there has been an increased number of whooping cough cases in the Northern Kentucky area. The announcement asks students, faculty and staff to be aware of the symptoms and take precaution to pr...

Thompson returns to film in ‘The Rum Diary’

Anna Kathman

November 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

The film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s “The Rum Diary” was released Friday after being shelved for almost two years. The book, written in the early 1960s but published in 1998, is based on Thompson’s early years as a writer. Thompson, a flamboyant journalist and novelist, changed the face...

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