The Northerner

EDITORIAL: Student newsrooms must remain independent. Full stop.

EDITORIAL: Student newsrooms must remain independent. Full stop.

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

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.

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

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 institutions attempting to stifle what we’re meant to do? Without student newspapers, the foundations of free sp...

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.

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

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 studio. I felt the cool morning air as I inhaled the second-hand smoke of my friend and colleague...

EDITORIAL: We stand with UK’s Kentucky Kernel

UK's Memorial Hall.

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

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 encouraged to get an education and learn real-world experience working for the Kentucky Kernel, the ind...

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.