The Northerner

Summon the Norse! Gjallarhorn is NKU’s new tradition

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns summons the Norse before a basketball game this season.

Eli Reese, Contributor

February 22, 2016

A mythological horn once used to call for both music and drinking has been reimagined by Northern Kentucky Athletics.The gjallarhorn (yahl-lahr-hawrn), a staple of Norse mythology, has been recreated this season by the NKU Athletic Department. It is used to summon the men’s and women’s basketball t...

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