The Northerner

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

It just got slightly more expensive to attend NKU. The Board of Regents approved several rate increases, including a 2.8 percent tuition hike, for various goods and services on campus during their March 20 meeting, on par with market changes. In a recommendation for the 2019-2020 academic year...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 12, 2019

On Feb. 11, SGA hosted the directors of university housing and business operations, who both gave presentations. SGA student senate was also excited to vote on a new resolution aimed at extending library hours. Library hour extension Senators Noelle Brooks and Zachary Dichtl presented their resol...

EDITORIAL: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

EDITORIAL: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

Kate Fulmer, Social Media Editor

August 20, 2018

A new school year can often mean new roommates. Whether you’re a freshman sharing your room for the first time or a senior living with another random roommate, almost everyone has dealt with the intolerable roommate drama during their college experience. Here are some tips and tricks to help you wit...

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 14, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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