The Northerner

Answering all your Fall 2020 questions

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Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2020

Will all of my classes be in-person? That depends. According to NKU, there will be a variety of classes held fully in-person, fully online, hybrid (online and in-person) and online courses with scheduled meeting times. How will I know what type of class I’ll be in? On July 1, the university’s reg...

Vaidya announced NKU fall 2020 plans: hybrid classes, social distancing

The walk path between Nunn Hall  and Founders Hall.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

June 15, 2020

NKU will resume some in-person class meetings in fall 2020, President Ashish Vaidya announced in a campus-wide email Monday afternoon. The fall semester will start on August 17, 2020, as scheduled. Fall convocations and new student convocation will be held virtually with dates to be announced. In-person ...

New housing option breaks ground

The site of the new dorms as seen on May 23, 2020.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

May 28, 2020

Construction on the new residential building broke ground for the first time since University Suites in 2003. The soon to be five-story, 77,200 square foot building will be positioned along Kenton Drive and is set to open in the fall of 2021. The new building will house 297 beds in a semi-suite-style...

NKU students create Facebook group to house displaced students

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2020

Two NKU students created “Ghostlight Housing NKY” to help recently displaced NKU students find housing and other resources.  Sophomore integrative studies major Jessica Archer and senior public relations and theatre arts major Grace Wesson were inspired by a theatre tradition where artists can request/offer a ...

President announces University Housing to close

corona immersive feature

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 18, 2020

On Wednesday, President Ashish Vaidya announced that University Housing will be closed, all Study Abroad programs will be canceled until the end of the summer and gave an update on the commencement and other campus operations. “As your President, I assure you that our decisions are being made with...

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Frank Robinson reads comments from Advising about the resolution.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Academic Affairs Chairman Alan Millward and Senator Hannah Miller opened Monday’s meeting reading the changes in their resolution, which had its first reading last week. The resolution now allows students to submit evaluations of their academic advisors, in hopes to improve advising meetings and sessions students have.

What you missed at SGA Jan. 13

Senator Joe Baker discussing the ideas for resolutions.

Billy Keeney, News Editor

January 14, 2020

Woodcrest closure update All the residents who live in the Oak and Sycamore buildings of Woodcrest Apartments will receive their new assignments soon; there was space available in other dorms for all who were displaced, according to Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Student...

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

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

President Hannah Edelen and Chief Justice Travis Roy give a presentation.

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’

Roommates fill out a roommate agreement when they move into University Housing.

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

NKU Board of Regents voted to increase parking, housing and dining fees.

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.

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