The Northerner

Former Miss USA speaks at BHM celebration

Deshauna Barber listens to an audience question.

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 5, 2020

Deshauna Barber, the 2016 Miss USA, took the stage in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday night as part of NKU’s ongoing Black History Month celebration.

Poetic Justice energizes the night at Open Mic

Trey Johnson performing an original piece at Poetic Justice's open mic night on Aug. 27.

Ellie O'Hara, Contributor

August 28, 2019

Students, friends, supporters and others came together Tuesday in the Student Union for Poetic Justice’s open mic night.

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

“I think a lot of black people see that when they go to therapy they want to talk and then someone’s jotting down notes like, ‘This is an excuse why you can't get this done.'

Noelle Horn, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

On March 18, Student Government Association senator Jontay Brown signed a resolution that asked that NKU’s counseling services better serve its minority students. With only one in three African Americans receiving mental health care who need it, according to the American Psychiatric Association, this issue may be large...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 25

Director of LGBTQ Programs and Services, Bonnie Meyer, explains the outline of her presentation to SGA.

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019

Learning LGBTQ+ etiquette In Monday’s SGA meeting, Director of NKU’s LGBTQ Programs and Services Bonnie Meyer gave a presentation aimed at better preparing students for interaction with people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. The presentation began with the appropriate ways to refer to...

New initiatives director aims to spark engagement

Carlous Yates serves as NKU's African American Student Initiatives Director.

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 6, 2019

Carlous Yates, NKU’s new director of African American Student Initiatives (AASI) office, is fiercely passionate about helping students—perhaps because he’s still a student himself. During the week, Yates leads the AASI office at NKU. But on his weekends, he has class at Western Kentucky University, as a seco...

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