The Northerner

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU’s Board of Regents approved raising fees for parking passes, housing and meal plans at their Wednesday meeting. The new rates will go into effect next fall. Here’s a breakdown of the new fees.

What you missed at SGA Feb. 26

What you missed at SGA Feb. 26

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

The Student Government Association heard a presentation on proposed increases in housing, meal plans and parking rates at their Monday meeting.

Home sweet home: Flex Housing to provide a space for all students

Home sweet home: Flex Housing to provide a space for all students

Carrie Crotzer and Abby Anstead

January 21, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, News

Joining many universities across the nation, Northern Kentucky University is in the process of developing a flexible housing model that will support all students - regardless of gender identification, biological sex or sexual orientation.  The new program, led by Tyler Groll, the hall director for No...

Does University Housing have a mold problem?

Does University Housing have a mold problem?

Tori Lentz, News Editor

February 6, 2015


Filed under News

When Elizabeth Gieske first moved to the third floor of the Laurel wing in Kentucky Hall, she discovered a substance resembling mold along the wood in her closet. Although the freshman media informatics major was able to easily wipe it off of her shelf, she said combating mold and moisture has been a ...

Nationally branded food concept funds go to Callahan Hall renovations

Nationally branded food concept funds go to Callahan Hall renovations

Tori Lentz, News Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

After the idea of a nationally-branded food concept coming to the Student Union was hotly debated last spring in a town hall forum, the NKU administration has elected to use the $700,000-800,000 set aside for a new roof over Callahan Hall and a complete renovation of the Callahan Bistro. Dean of Studen...

Top seven things every NKU student needs to know about Northern Terrace

Andrea Carter, Reporter

November 19, 2014


Filed under News

After hearing students speak out about all things Northern Terrace, The Northerner has compiled a list of the seven things you need to know about the newest residential hall at NKU.   The Stats According to the Director of University Housing Arnie Slaughter, Northern Terrace costs $2,980 ...

VIDEO: Hundreds of children flock to Callahan for Norse-O-Ween

VIDEO: Hundreds of children flock to Callahan for Norse-O-Ween

Dylan Tierney, Contributor

October 31, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Video

The Eighth Annual Norse-O-Ween was held in Callahan Hall on Oct.30. Running from 6 to 8 p.m. kids participated in Halloween festivities that included much more than trick-or-treating. “Lots of candy and decorations to go around,” said Woodcrest Hall director Christina Chambers said. “There’s easily over $1,1...

Off-campus residents struggle for parking

Off-campus residents struggle for parking

Brody Kenny, Contributor

September 26, 2014


Filed under News

NKU’s newest dorm Northern Terrace has created a major parking issue for the off-campus resident community. The addition of an access drive as well as a green space between the two buildings resulted in a reduction of 31 spaces, Larry Blake, assistant vice president of facilities management, said. Re...

Construction projects enter wrap up phase

Karen Plunkett, Contributor

August 27, 2014


Filed under News

A lot of construction has been done in the recent months. Many students and faculty have probably heard the noise from the construction tools or machinery and wondering what exactly is happening on campus? There are three main renovation zones in progress at NKU; the recreation center, Norse Commons a...

Norse Commons to receive major changes next year

Norse Commons to receive major changes next year

Matt Hempfling, Staff writer

September 5, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, News

Students in university housing will see big changes next fall in Norse Commons, according to Robert Knarr, the university project manager handling the renovations of the facility. “The overall scope of the project is to convert and upgrade the existing kitchen and dining spaces to a more modern...

Temporary housing poses numerous challenges

Silvana Hill, Contributing writer

August 29, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life

Residents of Callahan Hall and future residents of the soon-to-be-completed Lakeside Terrace residence hall have found themselves a little too close for comfort in these first weeks of the fall semester. The renovation of Lakeside Terrace —formerly the Lakeside Place nursing home, purchased by the...

Housing shortage places students in Lakeside Terrace

Mac Payton, News editor

August 21, 2013


Filed under News

Approximately 130 students have been placed into temporary housing assignments, including 30 residents living in Lakeside Terrace, according to Director of University Housing Arnie Slaughter. Lakeside Terrace, the new building the university purchased last school year, is still in the process of being...

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