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Sophomore pitcher Ben Gerl drives down the mound as he delivers a pitch during game one against UIC.

Gerl shines in game one, but Norse falter late in second game of doubleheader vs. UIC

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor May 8, 2022

The NKU baseball team’s performance during their split of a twin-set against the UIC Flames on Saturday evening told the tale of two versions of the Norse over the course of the two games: the first...

NKU right-hander Kyle Klingenbeck pitches against Purdue Fort Wayne.

Norse unable to cash in late in seven-inning seesaw affair versus Milwaukee

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

In what was originally planned to be the first game of a doubleheader, the NKU baseball team dropped a seven-inning affair with the Milwaukee Panthers by a score of 6-5. The Panthers forced the Norse...

Mariam Shaban reading her speech at the artist talk during the Juried Student Exhibition opening ceremony.

NKU’s BFA Senior Exhibition exhibits work reflecting cultural identity and perseverance Visuals:

Andrea Turner, Reporter May 4, 2022

   A tearful goodbye was in order for graduating senior Mariam Shaban as she took the floor during this semester’s BFA Senior Exhibition artist talk at Northern Kentucky University. Her exhibit...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 16

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 16

Northerner Staff May 3, 2022

In episode 16 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan, Justis and Noah discuss last weekend's NFL Draft, the impact of NIL in college sports and the breaking news on Tuesday from NKU Athletics,...

Christina Roybal named as new NKU Vice President and Director of Athletics

Christina Roybal named as new NKU Vice President and Director of Athletics

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2022

Christina Roybal was named as NKU’s incoming Vice President and Director of Athletics according to a press release by NKU Athletics on Tuesday.   Roybal will be the successor of former athletic...

NKU catcher Zack Minton takes a swing against Purdue Fort Wayne.

‘Everyone is so fine-tuned,’: Norse offense shining in the Horizon League

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor May 1, 2022

To say that the NKU baseball team has gone through hardships and adversity thus far into the 2022 college baseball season is an understatement. Between the brutal weather conditions in Highland Heights...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 15

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 15

Northerner Staff April 26, 2022

In Episode 15 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan Connelly, Justis White and Noah Schuler sat down to talk about the upcoming NFL Draft later this week, as well as the history of spring football...

Confetti lauching towards the fans to start the show.

For King & Country headlines the “What Are We Waiting For” tour at Truist Arena

Misti Hopper, Copy Editor April 24, 2022

Grammy award winning duo, For King & Country, took the stage for their “What Are We Waiting For” tour at the newly renamed Truist Arena on NKU’s campus. The brothers performed on April 23...

Lindsey Meyer dribbles against Northwestern Ohio in the Norses spring game on April 14.

Takeaways from women’s soccer spring season and looking ahead to fall season

Jared Darwish, Reporter April 21, 2022

The preseason for Northern Kentucky women’s soccer has seen a lot of changes to the team. With the departure of a couple key seniors, the team is transitioning its younger players into more prominent...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 14

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 14

Northerner Staff April 19, 2022

In Episode 14 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan, Justis and Noah dive into the results from an exciting first weekend of the NBA Playoffs. The trio also discussed Monday's Boston Marathon,...

US News and World Report ranks NKU’s master’s program third in the state

US News and World Report ranks NKU’s master’s program third in the state

LINK nky Staff Report April 19, 2022

A Northern Kentucky University master’s program has moved up in the ranks of the annual U.S. News and World Report list.  The NKU Public Administration master’s program was ranked third in the...

NKU outfielder Griffin Kain dives back to first base on a pickoff attempt against Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday, April 15.

Norse unable to take series in tough rubber match against Purdue Fort Wayne

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2022

Offense was aplenty in the rubber match of a three-game Horizon League set between the NKU baseball team and the Mastodons of Purdue Fort Wayne, just not the offense that the Norse would have liked, as...

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