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NKU announces new indoor masking requirement for those vaccinated and unvaccinated

The announcement came Tuesday morning from the office of the provost
Madison Plank, Managing Editor August 3, 2021

An email from the office of the provost sent out on Tuesday morning details Northern Kentucky University’s new indoor mask mandate, stating that masks will be required indoors on campus for those vaccinated...

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.

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

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...

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

Emmy Kaeppner

Senior BFA Costume Design and Technology
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...

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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