The Northerner

Covering a community: How an NKU alum shares stories

Mackenzie Manley is the arts and culture editor at CityBeat.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

Mackenize Manley started at NKU undeclared. Her first semester, she took science courses and hated it; chemistry was not her strong suit.  Eventually, she realized she had a passion for writing and wanted to pursue it more. A friend encouraged her to contribute to The Northerner, so she wrote a ...

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Tara Derington (far left) works at Thrive Global—Arianna Huffington's (center) start-up aimed to stop the burnout epidemic.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

“What kind of a tree are you?” It’s the question that sparked Tara Derington’s love for journalism.  Barbara Walters followed-up Katharine Hepburn’s statement about being a tree in the 1981 ABC interview by asking her what kind of tree she would be.  Ever since then, Derington has b...

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