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Stephen Leigh sitting on rocks in Ireland.

Retired NKU professor’s new sci-fi book hits shelves in February

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story was originally published in the Northern Kentucky Tribune.  Retired Northern Kentucky University professor and current author Stephen Leigh is releasing a new book, Amid the...

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

Kiana Berry, Staff Reporter November 20, 2014

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...

The movie poster for 'Kill the Messenger' starring Jeremy Renner.

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

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief October 6, 2014

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...

The chart below compares the prices of five common textbooks required for NKU courses and sold by three prominent retailers, including Barnes & Noble College, Campus Book & Supply and Chegg.com.
The cheapest books are denoted by the lightest color and the most expensive by the darkest.

Battling bookstores lightens sting on students

Brittany Smart, Reporter August 19, 2014

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...

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

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...

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

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....

Alum writes children’s book with a purpose

Alum writes children’s book with a purpose

Brook Clifford, Staff writer November 15, 2012

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...

Students climb to success with new book

Students climb to success with new book

Matt Popovich, Contributing Writer September 27, 2012

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...

Author takes students through his personal journey

Author takes students through his personal journey

Brook Clifford, Staff Writer September 27, 2012

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...

A conversation with Wes Moore

A conversation with Wes Moore

Brook Clifford, Staff Writer September 20, 2012

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,”...

Across the University 2/22/2012

February 22, 2012

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...

Thompson returns to film in ‘The Rum Diary’

Anna Kathman November 2, 2011

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 ...

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