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In this Aug. 12, 2020, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., pass each other as Harris moves to the podium to speak during a campaign event.

Students, alum, faculty react to President-elect Biden’s announcement

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor November 7, 2020

Four days after the polls closed on Monday, Nov. 3, Former Vice President Joe Biden is named the President-Elect alongside Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in a record-setting election. President-Elect...

The 2020 General Election is Nov. 3

Computer malfunctions, absentee ballots: How NKU students voted

Noelle Horn, Josh Kelly, and Rachel Smith November 3, 2020

Sydney Kramm Sydney Kramm, freshman Visual Communications Design major, voted by mail in her first election.  Kramm said she voted by mail because she feels it’s the safest option for her. “I...

Republican Kentucky state senators, Chris McDaniel (left) and Wil Schroder (right).

State Senators discuss the importance of elections, future of NKU

Payden Hinkle, Contributor November 3, 2020

As the countdown to Election Day continues, local and state races are heating up. While most eyes are on the presidential race, state elections will have an impact on the future of NKU and college students...

The Daviess county courthouse where Josh Kelly voted.

EDITORIAL: First-time voting: importance, reflection

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor November 3, 2020

I voted for President Barack Obama in the fourth grade. No, my ballot didn’t count—I was only nine after all. But let me explain. In fourth grade, during the 2008 election, Scholastic had a nationwide...

An elephant, the Republican Party's animal, is colored in red and blue.

NKU students on why they’re voting for Trump

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2020

Ruthie Franzen, sophomore marketing major, plans to vote for President Donald Trump in the upcoming general election. She said one of her main reasons is that Trump is pro-life, which is something that’s...

The Democratic Party's animal, a donkey. Colored in red and blue.

NKU students on why they’re voting for Biden

Rachel Smith, News Editor October 7, 2020

Creative writing major Sarah Bryant said she has voted in every single election ever since she turned 18. Now 23, she was initially discouraged because of the current pandemic. Diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos...

Preparations take place for the first Presidential debate in the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Cleveland.

What students should watch for in the first presidential debate

Payden Hinkle, Contributor September 29, 2020

President Donald Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden face off tonight in Cleveland, Ohio for the first Presidential Debate of the 2020 election cycle. Chris Wallace, Fox News Sunday host, will...

VIDEO: Voting in the upcoming election

Abby Behrens, Jacob Kinman, and Collin Hudson September 16, 2020

Between COVID-19 and the current changes to the USPS, the idea of voting can be intimidating. The Northerner talked to Dr. Ryan Salzman to understand how the upcoming election is going to work, who also...

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Update: Ohio, Kentucky primaries scheduled for June

Billy Keeney, News Editor March 16, 2020

Update: Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health, has ignored the court's decision to go through with tomorrow's primary and has issued a director's order closing all polling stations tomorrow....

Lauren Goodwin, left, and Mia Derks, right, stand next to each other and smile. They are wearing light pink shirts.

Goodwin and Derks: Transparency in Action

SGA Justices Lauren Goodwin and Mia Derks announce their candidacy and pillars of campaign.
Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor March 4, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 24, the only all-female ticket of the election announced its candidacy with the slogan “Transparency in Action.” Student Government Association Justices Lauren Goodwin and Mia Derks...

The 2020 General Election is Nov. 3

To vote or not to vote: NKU students on election process

Students share their thoughts on doing their civic duty
Chelsea Cahill, Contributor November 6, 2019

Wearing the “I voted” sticker around campus carries a sense of pride for some. For others, they weren’t aware of the election. With the election in Kentucky taking place last night, how do NKU students...

The 2020 General Election is Nov. 3

Student’s perspectives on upcoming governor election

With the upcoming gubernatorial election, students share their viewpoints on the election and the candidates
Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor November 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: Taylor House uses ze/hir pronouns.  Taylor House, fifth-year music composition and statistics double major Voting: Andy Beshear   Taylor House is making the hour-long trip to hir...

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