The Northerner

Southgate School: Opinions split on museum’s focus

Southgate School: Opinions split on museum’s focus

Rachel Smith, Reporter

October 1, 2019

The Newport History Museum at Southgate Street School has been placed on a trial of ethics by some NKU students for its coverage of the city’s local history at the former school of segregation. “If you’re going to talk about the struggle that African-American kids had to go through to get an ad...

‘Step back in history’: Southgate School promotes education, understanding

‘Step back in history’: Southgate School promotes education, understanding

Rachel Smith, Reporter

September 13, 2019

When James Harris was eight years old, he would stand on a Newport street and gawk at the local school closest to his home. Harris said it was so unlike the school he had to walk several blocks to attend because this one had an enormous playground—one with shiny swings, seesaws and slides.  It cap...

What to do Aug. 22-Sept. 4

What to do Aug. 22-Sept. 4

Josh Kelly, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

August 29, 2018

Check out the cool on-campus happenings and events around Greater Cincinnati this week: Resumes and Cover Letters | Aug. 29 | 4-5 p.m. | UC 135 Need help making your resume catch an employers eye? Northern Kentucky Leadership Institute will be giving lessons on how to organize your resume, describe your ...

NKU ecological stewards to make historic Newport green

NKU ecological stewards to make historic Newport green

Josh Goad, Reporter

February 18, 2018

Chris Harris sits at his desk in a swivel chair. Next to the office’s door, poster board presentations are filled with maps and pictures of Newport’s historic districts. He’s the assistant historic preservation officer of Newport, and part of his job is to help districts get on the National Register o...

GALLERY: New beginnings: NKU’s Habitat for Humanity helps build community

GALLERY: New beginnings: NKU’s Habitat for Humanity helps build community

Sierra Gibson, Reporter

October 23, 2016

NKU’s Habitat for Humanity chapter spends their Saturday’s rebuilding homes for needy families in Newport and plan to do more builds similar in the future. A recent build was organized on Sept. 17 by Jozie Banas, co-president of NKU’s Habitat for Humanity and senior psychology and spanish major to help ...

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