The Northerner

‘It’s all about the turnover’: Parking Services sells more passes than spots available

Two cars fighting over a parking space.
November 20, 2019

With 10,734 parking passes issued and only 6,694 parking spots available as of Nov. 14, 2019, finding a parking spot has become a difficult task for NKU students and faculty alike.  “It’s like...

‘Tampon Revolution’ to provide free products in NKU bathrooms

Period hygiene products will now be free at NKU.
December 17, 2018

With the help of Student Government Association, NKU is making the change to offer free period products in all women’s restrooms on campus. During the fall 2018 semester, SGA President Hannah Edelen...

Julia Oldham combines feminism and science through art

Oldham makes ASMR videos to help the reader relax while also exploring the universe.
October 23, 2018

Multimedia artist Julia Oldham spoke to students and staff in the Digitorium in Griffin Hall Thursday about past, present and upcoming projects. Oldham grew up with a physicist for a father who told...

Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

The JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory located in Griffin Hall.
October 10, 2018

For 15 years, October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Various events and conferences happen throughout October to promote awareness for...

Pixar designer breathes life into “Coco” in Digitorium

NKU Informatics hosted a Q&A with Pixar character supervisor Christian Hoffman on Tuesday in Griffin Hall.
November 8, 2017
Christian Hoffman, character supervisor at Pixar, shared film clips and concept art for the studio’s latest animated feature “Coco” in the Digitorium on Tuesday.

New esports team balances intercollegiate competition with love of games

New esports team balances intercollegiate competition with love of games
October 2, 2017
“Getting people to actually see each other when they play each other builds bonds that are way stronger than playing on the internet.”

NKU students present Purrpulsion game at Ohio Game Developer Expo

The logo for Purrpulsion, the game that students from the Center for Applied Informatics have created.
November 12, 2014

Video games are a part of many students’ lives, but few have the opportunity to actually create them. Students at the Center For Applied Informatics recently had the opportunity to present their passion...

5 things you missed at the SPJ Lunch with the Pros

5 things you missed at the SPJ Lunch with the Pros
September 19, 2014

You’ll never have the same day twice. You’ll question the trustworthiness of law enforcement. And you’ll need to work on your interpersonal communication skills. These are just a few of the things...

The Northerner multimedia project nominated for national award

The Northerner multimedia project nominated for national award
September 4, 2014

A Northerner story produced by a team that included a journalist, web developer, graphic designer, photographer and videographer has earned national recognition. The story, ““The underground world...

NKU helps community string together its vision

March 12, 2014

NKU hosted a community forum in Griffin Hall’s digitorium to address Northern Kentucky’s strategic plan, Vision 2015. Vision 2015 launched myNKY Jan. 16, 2014, as their next step in envisioning the...

Standing room only: Getting fit at work

Standing room only: Getting fit at work
February 21, 2013

In mid-July of 2012, Pam Atkinson, Master of Health Informatics  program director and lecturer at NKU, traded her desk chair for a treadmill. After reading a study by the Mayo Clinic, Atkinson decided...

Technology in Griffin Hall needs some improvement

October 10, 2012

As student journalists, we are ever grateful for the recently constructed building that houses the resources we need to prepare for the real world. Griffin Hall is a state-of-the-art building, with a Digitorium,...

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