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VIDEO: The history of Thanksgiving

As we celebrate and enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and the Thanksgiving break from school, it is important to know more about the history of the holiday. The Northerner spoke to Eric Bates, co-director...

Vogt (Left) and Wilmes (Right) have formed a bond together through NKU womens soccer.

A bond beyond the field: How Wilmes and Vogt became closer through soccer

How Sofia Wilmes and Kaya Vogt have used NKU soccer to become closer friends and teammates
Jared Darwish, Contributor November 26, 2021

There is no doubt that Northern Kentucky athletics scored big when getting the commitments of highly touted sophomores Sofia Wilmes and Kaya Vogt in the 2020 recruiting class for women’s soccer. In their...

NKU students pose for a picture during FUEL NKUs Friendsgiving Feast.

FUEL NKU hosts a Friendsgiving Feast for the NKU community

The event took place on Monday in the SU Ballroom
Amari Brandy, Assistant News Editor November 24, 2021

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Fuel NKU hosted its fourth annual Friendsgiving Feast. From sliced turkey to delectable pumpkin pie, this Thanksgiving event made the season even brighter.  “We...

A screencap during the student media forum hosted by NKU SPJ.

NKU hosts Student Media Forum for student journalists

Read more about the forum from earlier this month
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor November 24, 2021

College newsroom leaders face challenges from re-engaging the student body in a post-pandemic world to obtaining public records to squeezing in time for personal lives, according to editors from seven...

NKU guard Bryson Langdon (11) drives past a Western Illinois defender on Monday.

Norse lose in final second to Western Illinois

A go-ahead shot with 0.3 seconds remaining sealed the loss for NKU
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 22, 2021

Continuing their string of tightly contested games, the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team dropped a thriller to the Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks 69-67 on Monday night. NKU came...

Members of the NKU volleyball team during the Norse 3-2 loss to Wright State on Friday.

Norse volleyball loses heartbreaker in Horizon League championship

Norse fell to UIC in five sets
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 21, 2021

Playing in their third Horizon League tournament championship in four years, the NKU volleyball team faced upset-minded UIC with an NCAA Tournament berth on the line. The Norse advanced to the final after...

Members of the NKU volleyball team celebrate a point during the 3-1 win over Oakland on Friday.

Norse advance to Horizon League finals after five-set victory over Wright State

Norse now one win away from Horizon League tournament championship
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2021

The Northern Kentucky volleyball team defeated the Wright State Raiders in five sets on Saturday night to advance to the Horizon League tournament championship game for the third time in the last four...

Miranda Wucherer (5) is an NKU senior volleyball player and compliance department assistant at NKU.

NCAA’s new NIL bylaws benefitting NKU student athletes

Miranda Wucherer and Noah Richardson are two of many NKU students benefitting from the decision.
Blake Lehmann, Reporter November 20, 2021

One of the most controversial subject matters around college sports has always been the matter of the amateur status of the athletes and the possibility of “pay-for-play” programs to give them their...

VIDEO: How students get their news and fact check on social media

Isobel Edgerly and David Goodwin November 19, 2021

According to a survey done by Pew Research, as high as half of the adults in the U.S. who use social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook regularly get their news off of those sites. The Northerner...

The student panelists for the second student panel included Alex Villaseñor, Jamie Collins, Jasmyn Browder and Hanson Nguyen. This section was moderated by Vice President of Student Affairs Eddie Howard.

NKU discusses the future of the hybrid format and student access in the ‘Future of the Hybrid U’ webinar

The webinar included two panels, including a student panel.
Braden White, Arts & Life Editor November 19, 2021

Northern Kentucky University students and faculty heard from three national leaders in higher education and NKU student panelists during the “Future of the Hybrid U” webinar Thursday afternoon. The...

The NKU mens basketball team celebrates following their 74-73 win over Eastern Michigan on Thursday at BB&T Arena.

Langdon’s clutch bucket caps Norse’s comeback 74-73 win over Eastern Michigan

Senior guard Bryson Langdon had six points, five rebounds and four assists on Thursday.
Blake Lehmann, Reporter November 19, 2021

In a game where they trailed by 11 at the half, the Norse men’s basketball team was able to bounce back and set up a go-ahead layup by senior guard Bryson Langdon with seven seconds remaining to...

VIDEO: Hiring at NKU Dining during the pandemic

Emma Webster and Grace Rath November 18, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic still a problem around the country, as well as inflation that continues to become a factor, NKU dining has found it much more difficult to recruit workers since many students...

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