The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.

The Northerner

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.

The Northerner

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.

The Northerner

Guests at Newports Juneteenth celebration piled plates high with food inside Southgate Street School. NKU Masters in Public History students Juneteenth exhibit was displayed in frames around the room.

Hidden history: Juneteenth celebrated in NKY

Emily Sisk, News Editor June 18, 2023

Nestled across the street from Hofbräuhaus German restaurant, crowds of people congregated around East Southgate Street in Newport Friday evening. Echoes of jazz music rang through stereo speakers,...

The Newport Barracks site located in General James Taylor Park in Newport.

Students and faculty help search for unknown history at Newport Barracks

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor May 21, 2023

Troves of fascinating history surround us in various archives, buried in earth beneath our feet and in our backyards. The NKU Master of Public History program is playing a key role in uncovering snapshots...

Kinsey Roses new single Speed Of A Broken Heart is set to drop on Friday.

NKU alum and country singer Kinsey Rose drops new single

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor April 19, 2023

Kinsey Rose’s days of tirelessly chasing country music stardom started even before her time at NKU. The Louisville native picked up music around age 10 and played coffee shop and church gigs as a young...

The Northerner and LINK nky entered into a content sharing agreement in December.

Inside the creation of LINK nky and their content sharing agreement with The Northerner

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2022

In October of 2021, the Northern Kentucky region was introduced to a new publication, LINK nky, a company that is striving to provide compelling and engaging coverage of the news in Northern Kentucky and...

Umphreys McGee performed at the PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION in Newport on Thursday.

Viewpoints: New OVATION music venue is a must-visit for NKU students

Misti Hopper and Zayne Isom January 28, 2022

There’s a new music venue in Northern Kentucky and every college student that enjoys music should visit. Umphrey’s McGee took the stage at PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION on Thursday night. This...

Rachel Roberts, democratic nominee for Kentucky State Representative for District 67, poses for a photo with SGA members.

SGA gets visit from state representative nominee, update on enrollment strategy

Billy Keeney, News Editor February 18, 2020

On Monday, SGA had an update on the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan (SEMP) for the 2020 to 2024 school years and got a visit from Rachel Roberts, the Democratic candidate for the Kentucky District...

Newport Syndicate, formally known as Glenn Schmidt Playtorium, was a mob hangout.

The original ‘Sin City’: exploring Newport’s past of mobs, crimes and more

Rachel Smith, Reporter October 25, 2019

1955 Frank Sinatra gambled in the back room of the casinos on York Street. Dean Martin entertained guests at infamous mafia member Frank “Screw” Andrews’ house parties. And criminal racketeer Melvin...

The museum showcases content tailored to both the city’s local history and the former school’s past, which includes educating African-American children between the late 1800s and mid-1900s.

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...

Southgate Street School, located at 215 E Southgate St, Newport, KY, 41076

‘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...

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...

Buena Vista is located between 7th and 12th street in Newport, KY.

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...

Members of NKUs Habitat for Humanity say one of the greatest rewards is giving back to the 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...

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