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Students show their skills at Homecoming Talent Show

Students show their skills at Homecoming Talent Show

Shannan Murray, Contributor

February 6, 2020

The SU ballroom was packed Wednesday night for the annual homecoming talent show. Students from all organizations came to support their favorite performer as they competed for the chance to take home the grand prize of $100 on their All Card.

Window Painting – Homecoming 2020

Window Painting - Homecoming 2020

Jake Funk, Reporter

February 4, 2020

The Window Painting contest had been around for years during NKU's Homecoming season. Northerner reporter Jake Funk reports on this year's contest. ...

SGA reappoints committee chairs, amendment changes

Chief Justice Noah Cullen goes over amendment changes to the SGA constitution.

Noelle Horn, Asst. News Editor

November 19, 2019

At Monday’s SGA meeting, two committee chairs were reappointed and Chief Justice Noah Cullen went over amendments to the constitution.

“Homecoming” sees NKU alum return to her roots

Emily Broyles, Contributor

September 20, 2019

In the School of the Arts’ newest gallery, “Homecoming”, Hollis Hammonds imbues her past in her art, telling the story of her upbringing in Independence, KY. Hammonds, a 1998 NKU graduate and current Chair of Visual Studies at St. Edward’s University, wanted to highlight the shared American experience to hold onto objects and how the things we keep resonates meaning in others. 

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

NKU fans react after a Norse Point. The Norse defeated UMBC 78-60

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

February 3, 2019

Homecoming week is a time that allows NKU to celebrate what it means to be a Norse. Kim Vance, director of fraternity and sorority life, recalled that during her undergraduate years, homecoming used to be celebrated during soccer season. Since then, NKU has changed a lot over the years. Back then,...

Look back at NKU history as it turns 50

An aerial view of campus in 1971.

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 10, 2018

From UK Northern to Northern Kentucky State College to Northern Kentucky University, this is The Northerner's abridged history of NKU as it celebrates 50 years this weekend.

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

Tyler Sharpe (15) drives toward the basket in the game against Wright State.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 8, 2018

While I was working on my story about the NKU women’s basketball team defeating nationally ranked Green Bay at the end of last December, Tyler Sharpe took the floor with a team manager and began his pregame shooting routine. The guard from Mt. Washington, KY moved around the floor and shot from eac...

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Neon-clad students waxed (and flexed) nostalgic at an 80's Aerobics session.

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb. 11) with a lineup of sports and entertainment events for  all students, faculty, and staff memb...

NKU turns 50: Your guide to Homecoming

As NKU turns 50, homecoming week will celebrate with events lined up throughout the week.

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2018

NKU’s Homecoming is turning 50; starting on Feb. 2 and concluding on Feb. 10, the anniversary celebration will aim to bring students and alumni together. Aptly themed as “Back to the Future: Blast from the Past” the week will remind us to “look at our past and see how far we’ve come as a u...

Holland propels Norse to homecoming win

Holland propels Norse to homecoming win

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 11, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team overcame a 13 point deficit late in the second half to beat Milwaukee 69-63 on homecoming night at BB&T Arena.The Norse improve to 17-9 and 8-5 in the Horizon League while Milwaukee falls to 4-10 in Horizon League play and 8-19 overall. The Norse improve to 17-9 and 8-5 in the Horizon League while Milwaukee falls ...

Homecoming gala showcases NKU glamor

Erin Mullins, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Filled with red carpet walks, velvet ropes and paparazzi, the 2014 Homecoming Gala was a night to remember as NKU students, faculty and honored guests gathered at The Madison in Covington Wednesday night. This year’s homecoming theme is “Lights, Camera, Norse Up,” according to Homecoming Chair...

Homecoming 2014 in full swing

Students participate in a card game at Casino Night, part of APB's Student Union Festival.

Nancy Curtis, Arts and Life Editor

February 27, 2014

For the fourth year in a row Homecoming 2014 kicked off with the Nearly Naked Mile. During the mile, clothing items were shed and collected to benefit the Brighton Center. This year the Yell Like Hell event followed the mile, in which each organization participating let out a two minute maximum chant. T...

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