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Jack Harlow performing in 2018. Jack Harlow by thecomeupshow is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.

Kentucky rapper Jack Harlow announces third “No Place Like Home” tour, NKU is on it

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor August 17, 2023

Louisville-native and hip hop star Jack Harlow just announced his Kentucky-exclusive tour “No Place Like Home,” and NKU’s Truist Arena will host one of its six stops on Nov. 26.  The 25-year-old...

Highland Heights passed a smoke-free air ordinance on June 20. It will go into effect Sept. 18.

Highland Heights joins NKU, local businesses in prohibiting public smoking

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor June 29, 2023

Allowing smoking indoors has historically been a norm in Northern Kentucky, but recent conversations in the area mark a shift in attitudes and policies related to smoking in public spaces. Campbell...

The sign located at the corner of US 27 and Wilson Rd welcomes citizens to the city of Highland Heights.

NKU and Highland Heights: A model symbiotic relationship

Emily Sisk, News Editor May 3, 2023

When Northern Kentucky State College held its grand ribbon cutting back in 1968, all seemed to be as it should for the city of Highland Heights. While the small Northern Kentucky city had seized the moment...

LGBTQA+ students gathered in front of the Highland Heights City Council office after marching from the Student Union.

NKU students march to city hall in protest of anti-trans bill

Mildred Nguyen and Emily Sisk April 2, 2023

LGBTQA+ students braved the rainy weather on a march from the Student Union to the Highland Heights city administrative building Friday afternoon to protest the passage of Kentucky Senate Bill 150. Gathering...

The Northerner and LINK nky entered into a content sharing agreement in December.

Inside the creation of LINK nky and their content sharing agreement with The Northerner

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2022

In October of 2021, the Northern Kentucky region was introduced to a new publication, LINK nky, a company that is striving to provide compelling and engaging coverage of the news in Northern Kentucky and...

Phase two of the Town Center/NKU Gateway project will be constructed between Nunn Drive and US 27.

Plans pushed to 2022 for US 27/Nunn Drive Project in Highland Heights

Robin Gee, Fort Thomas Matters | LINK nky December 17, 2021

Proposed financing changes and other issues has prompted the city of Highland Heights to request a review of plans going forward for phase two of the proposed Town Center/NKU Gateway project along a six-acre...

The main objective of camera implementation is to “facilitate transparency … enhance service to the community by accurately documenting events, actions, conditions and statements made during citizen interactions, traffic stops, arrests and other incidents, according to NKU Police BWC Policy.

NKU police implement body-worn cameras

Kyle Wade, Contributor October 23, 2019

In 2018, 992 people were shot and killed by police. As of this year, another 717 have lost their lives to fatal force, according to The Washington Post. While some police departments move away from body...

NKUs sixth president Dr. Ashish Vaidya addresses students, staff and alumni at Fall Convocation, Aug. 13, 2018.

Convocation 2018: 3 takeaways from Vaidya’s first address as president

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor August 14, 2018
In his first address to NKU as its sixth president, Dr. Ashish Vaidya highlighted the hope he has for NKU’s growth, innovation and insight into the strategies that could make his goals a reality.
A rendering of the new mixed-use development on Louie B. Nunn Drive and US 27.

Restaurants, shopping, medical offices coming to Nunn Drive

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor December 18, 2017
NKU announced on Monday plans to build new amenities and medical offices on Nunn Drive starting in mid-2018, bringing new restaurants, retail, apartments, and a 70,000 square-foot St. Elizabeth medical office to campus.
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