The Northerner

New student organization aims to take action against discrimination on campus

Braden White , Contributor February 22, 2021

After protests sparked across the country last summer calling for racial justice, five students within NKU’s English department agreed that there needed to be a statement not only on behalf of the...

President Ashish Vaidya with members of the English department.

From the perspective of Dr. John Alberti

Dr. John Alberti, Chair of the English Department May 8, 2020

“So what can you do with an English major?” Reflecting on the past six weeks of teaching and learning under quarantine, this perennial question—one that makes English majors and teachers alike roll...

Data sourced from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Students bypass rising textbook prices

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor February 5, 2020

“It’s ridiculous that I’m spending $30 on a book I’m going to use in a class for one semester,” freshman computer science major Seth Mac said.  The cost of course materials is a common complaint...

The Esquire Theatre shows a variety of films including blockbuster hits, gems from the past and indie flicks only your cool friend knows about.

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Yes, you can really study films with NKU’s cinema studies minor
Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor January 21, 2020

Class begins with the lights turned off. Students settle in their seats—some with water bottles or sodas, maybe even a bag of popcorn—as the screen comes to life from the projector hanging above. The...

Screencaps from Fresh Horses, The Asphalt Jungle, Traffic, Carol and Rain Man

Professors on their favorite Cincinnati films

Billy Keeney, News Editor December 6, 2019

Cincinnati has been home to a growing amount of critically acclaimed films this past decade. Most notably is Todd Haynes’ 2015 indie darling “Carol” starring Rooney Mara (The Social Network, The...

‘OK Boomer’: Are you a millennial or Gen Z?

‘OK Boomer’: Are you a millennial or Gen Z?

The confusing generational cusp on campus
Noël Waltz, Assistant Design Editor December 4, 2019

Have you ever used a fidget spinner? Do you have a TikTok account? Do you remember 9/11? These are questions that can answer a query many born between the years 1995-2000 have—are you a millennial...

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