The Northerner

EDITORIAL: An international student’s perspective on the U.S. election

Dung Nguyen is an international student from Vietnam.
November 3, 2020

Every morning when I check my Facebook feed, the first thing that greets my eyes is a reminder of the days I have left to vote. The newspapers and news sites I frequent are filled to the brim with information...

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on National Suicide Prevention Month

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on National Suicide Prevention Month
September 13, 2020

Content Warning: This article discusses mental health and suicide. If you or someone you know are experiencing suicidal thoughts, call or text the national suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255,...

EDITORIAL: Student newsrooms must remain independent. Full stop.

EDITORIAL: Student newsrooms must remain independent. Full stop.
#SaveStudentNewsrooms is a campaign against censorship of student press around the nation
April 25, 2018
Today we stand united with the nation’s student journalists and independent student reporting to #SaveStudentNewsrooms.

OPINION: The Northerner stands with the College Heights Herald

WKU Herald's logo.
From The Northerner staff to The College Heights Herald: We stand with you.
December 1, 2017

In journalism school, we’re told that we’re the “voice for the voiceless,” and “the watchdogs” of society. So, I pose a question: If this is what we’re taught, why are more and more educational...

EDITORIAL: A day I’ll never forget

Plumes of smoke billow from the World Trade Center towers in Lower Manhattan, New York City on Sept. 11, 2001.
September 12, 2016

It was a morning like so many before outside the studios of Southwest Ohio Broadcasting in Wilmington, Ohio. I stood on the porch of our building, which looked more like a house than a professional radio...

EDITORIAL: We stand with UK’s Kentucky Kernel

UK's Memorial Hall.
We stand in support and solidarity with our colleagues at the Kentucky Kernel.
September 2, 2016

The University of Kentucky, the largest public university in the Commonwealth, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against its own student newspaper. UK filed a lawsuit against its own students. Students who are...

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