The Northerner

Was it safe to return to campus? Faculty and health experts weigh in

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 23, 2020

Several universities have opened for the Fall 2020 semester, leading many to express health concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. While even the near future is shadowed in uncertainty, members of Northern Kentucky University attempt to shed light on campus safety during a global pandemic. Why ...

Emmy Kaeppner

Kaeppner sits inside her apartment and looks at through the window.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2020

Around four days after Kaeppner’s fiancee, Isabel Sleczkowski, started experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms, Kaeppner started experiencing them, too. Her mom had coronavirus over the summer, so Kaeppner was spending a lot of her time bringing her mom groceries and helping out with other tasks. Her ...

VIDEO: How to wear and care for your mask

VIDEO: How to wear and care for your mask

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

August 27, 2020

Wearing a mask can be a hard habit to get used to, but The Northerner is here to help this fall semester as we all adjust to this new normal.

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