The Northerner

Q&A: Amy McGrath discusses student debt, COVID-19, more

Amy McGrath stands in front of a small crowd and speaks.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2020

Saturday morning, Kentucky Democrat Senate candidate Amy McGrath spoke with NKU students and community members about the importance of voting, her stance on issues and ways to encourage your friends to vote. The Northerner spoke with McGrath after the event and asked her about gun violence, student d...

Senate Bill 1 puts undocumented students at risk

Senate Bill 1 puts undocumented students at risk

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 5, 2020

Introduced in the Kentucky Senate on Jan. 7, Senate Bill 1 would prohibit sanctuary policies in the state. Sanctuary areas prevent law enforcement from questioning people on their legal status.

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

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

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

Another spring, another pension crisis. Universities across the commonwealth could soon feel the strain of Kentucky’s underfunded state retirement system through sweeping budget cuts. But as the legislative session draws to a close, two new bills are aimed at solving the pension quandary. One...

Kentucky Senate candidates vow to change Washington

Kentucky U.S. Senate candidates Jim Gray, left, and Rand Paul talk with moderator Bill Goodman shortly before the start of a televised debate in Lexington, Ky., Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)

Staff Report, The Associated Press

November 8, 2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates can agree on one thing: Washington is terrible. Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and Democrat Jim Gray assailed the political establishment during the final day of campaigning as both candidates toured the state's major media markets. On Tuesday, officia...

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