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Look back at NKU history as it turns 50

Look back at NKU history as it turns 50

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 10, 2018


Filed under Celebration, Featured Story, Multimedia, News

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

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

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

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

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

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

NKU turns 50: Your guide to Homecoming

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

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


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

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

Homecoming 2014 in full swing

Nancy Curtis, Arts and Life Editor

February 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

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...

NKU homecoming talent show pleases the crowd with variety

NKU homecoming talent show pleases the crowd with variety

Alyson Schoenung, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

Applause and strategic clapping of the hands were in order for Saturday night’s talent show, put on by Activities Programming Board as part of NKU Homecoming week. The talent show consisted of nine acts, all of which were auditioned for and consisted of mostly singing and instrument playing, with ...

Homecoming 2012

Homecoming 2012

Caitlin Centner, Staff writer

January 11, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Soon after classes begin, the grounds of Northern Kentucky University will buzz with chatter about Homecoming 2012: Norse Story. Alumni will reminisce about old times as current students attend the time honored events, forming new memories of their own. NKU senior and Homecoming Chair Rachel Ruehlman,...

Packed crowds bring energy to homecoming

Claire Higgins

February 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

As homecoming week’s events came to a close Saturday evening at the basketball game, the committee’s goal of more student involvement and transforming the events seemed to have been met. Homecoming Chairman Chris Ruth found the changes to the event schedule to be very successful, “a few eve...

NKU’s homecoming to focus more on future than past

Claire Higgins

January 19, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, News

Northern Kentucky University and the Homecoming Committee are bringing in the new year by inspiring students to visualize the future of the campus while participating in weeklong events during Homecoming 2011: The Future is Now! The Future is Now! is about celebrating and creating the future that stu...

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