The Northerner

NKU Police help raise awareness for Hispanic Heritage Month

A NKU University Police officer on patrol on Kenton Drive in front of the Health Innovation Center.

Cody Howard, Contributor

October 9, 2020

As protestors nationwide call for police reforms, the NKU Police Department is working to strengthen ties to campus minority groups, such as the Latino and LGBTQ+ communities. These initiatives include book scholarships, care packages for students and social media posts. Since it is currently Hispanic...

Dating in the digital age: safety, awareness

Dating in the digital age: safety, awareness

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

November 21, 2019

They met on Tinder and decided to stop for coffee at Carabello in Newport. He was sweet, she remembered. He brought her the coffee she ordered, which came with a caramel candy on top. She noticed it was wrapped “wonky” but ignored it. When her date went to the bathroom, the barista repeatedly offered ...

Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 13, 2019

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or b...

The dangers of Cyberspace & how you can protect yourself

The server system on the third floor of Griffin Hall.

Noelle Horn, Contributor

October 4, 2018

One day while browsing the internet a pop-up appears on your screen. The pop-up says to be from Microsoft and claims that a virus been found on your computer and that if immediate actions are not taken — if you do not call their toll free number, your information will be stolen. On closer inspection, y...

Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

A patrol vehicle viewed from the glass windows of Student Union Room 108.

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

October 3, 2018

NKU uses trainings, alerts and procedures to keep students safe during active shootings and other emergencies.

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