The Northerner

What students will see when while passing by or beginning an order with the robotic food machines

New robotic food machines on-campus starting this fall

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief August 28, 2023

Have you ever craved a White Castle slider late at night? Or a warm Krispy Kreme donut? Starting this fall students can get food in Callahan Hall and the Health Innovation Center all with the help...

Au Bon Pain opened in Oct. 2018 and serves soups, salads and bakery items.

Au Bon Pain permanently closing

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 20, 2023

Update- The Northerner received additional details from Jeremy Alltop, vice president for administration and finance/chief financial officer, upon publication. Au Bon Pain will permanently close upon...

Einstein Bros. Bagels temporarily closed on Nov. 18 for the remainder of the semester.

Einstein Bros. Bagels closes up shop for the semester

Emily Sisk, News Editor November 21, 2022

What once filled Steely Library with the pleasant aroma of crisp, warm bagels and flavorful coffee is now replaced with roped-off demolition. Einstein Bros. Bagels closed its doors for the remainder...

In the case that Spring semester looks similar to this semester and the meal plan gets delayed again, Hales said that NKU would have to renegotiate its contract with Chartwells and see what the impact of the delay would be.

NKU officials discuss potential mandatory commuter meal plan

Noelle Horn, News Editor August 29, 2020

Earlier this month, NKU’s Chief Financial Officer Mike Hales sent out an email announcing that the mandatory commuter meal plan would be delayed until the Spring 2021 semester.  The plan was delayed...

Food service in Callahan Bistro is changing.

Callahan Bistro making changes following food complaints

Rachel Smith, Reporter April 15, 2019

The Callahan Bistro has made changes to their menus after multiple complaints from NKU students regarding the safety and quality of their food. Earlier this February, many resident assistants at Callahan...

SGA senators talk about spring break plans during a short recess. Taken March 4.

What you missed at SGA Mar. 4

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor March 6, 2019

SGA talks Chick-fil-A Andy Meeks, director of business operations and auxiliary services, sat in on Monday’s SGA meeting to help facilitate an open dialogue about coming food vendor options. According...

Busy schedules can make eating healthy in college a struggle.

Dining for your lifestyle: diets on campus

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter February 28, 2019

NKU’s campus dining generally consists of burgers, fries, chicken sandwiches, crisp salads, pizza and fresh baked desserts. Fast food options are no strangers to college campuses; they may even be considered...

Residents of Callahan Hall forced to find food elsewhere

Residents of Callahan Hall forced to find food elsewhere

Abby Anstead, News Editor August 26, 2015

Dining must be fit into the busy schedules of those who live in Callahan Hall. As the renovations of Callahan Bistro remain unfinished, students must travel to main campus in order to grab a meal. Renovations...

Freshmen Macy Hamblin and Morgan Shafer enjoy a meal at The Village Café in Norse Commons. Vegetarian, gluten-free, and Healthy U options are offered every day.

NKU’s healthy food policy unique among Kentucky universities

Peter Enzweiler, Contributer February 6, 2015

During an average lunch period, 900 students, faculty and staff buy a meal at the food court in NKU’s Student Union.  That’s not to mention the 2,000 or more meals served in the residential dining...

 Student Union shrinks drinks, raises prices to match inflation

Student Union shrinks drinks, raises prices to match inflation

Brittany Smart, Staff Reporter September 12, 2014

Some students may have noticed that the cups in the Student Union that come with a standard meal are now nearly half the size they used to be, but are sold at the same price. Starting this semester 16...

Students unblocked from NKU Dining’s Twitter account

Kevin Schultz, News editor February 22, 2013

Issue, according to NKU Dining, was “a big miscommunication” NKU Dining announced Monday Feb. 18 that it had unblocked all students from its live Twitter feed. The department added that the entire...

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