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What you missed at SGA: diversity discussion, new housing plans, more

Madison Plank, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2021

At this afternoon’s SGA meeting, the diversity problem on campus was discussed in regard to the white supremist group that came onto NKU’s campus and vandalized parts of campus last Wednesday. A guest...

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What you missed at SGA: NVP resolution passes, homecoming representatives announced

Rachel Smith, News Editor November 9, 2020

SGA passed a resolution to secure institutional funding for two leadership positions at Norse Violence Prevention Center at Monday’s brief virtual meeting. The organization also announced its sophomore-junior...

Students show their skills at Homecoming Talent Show

Students show their skills at Homecoming Talent Show

Students competed for a $100 prize Wednesday night in the SU ballroom
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

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.

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

SGA reappoints committee chairs, amendment changes

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

The latest gallery in SOTA was created by 1998 graduate Hollis Hammonds
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. 
NKU fans react after a Norse Point. The Norse defeated UMBC 78-60

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

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...

An aerial view of campus in 1971.

Look back at NKU history as it turns 50

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

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

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...

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

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

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....

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

NKU turns 50: Your guide to Homecoming

NKU celebrates 50 years with week-long Homecoming events.
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...

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...

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