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Gov. Andy Beshear stands for the National Anthem at Truist Arena on Jan. 28.

Gov. Beshear discusses appearance at NKU basketball game

Emily Sisk, News Editor February 2, 2023

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made a public appearance at NKU on Saturday, Jan. 28 when he attended the university’s homecoming basketball game.  In a Feb. 2 press conference, Beshear was asked...

NKU Barstool helps students meme their way through college

NKU Barstool helps students meme their way through college

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor January 30, 2023

Barstool NKU is NKU’s very own branch of the pop culture and sports media outlet Barstool Sports. At a university that produces what can be at times meek and aloof student experience because of a commuter-dominant...

NKU Cheerleading brought home third place after competing at UCA College Nationals in Orlando, Florida.

NKU Cheerleading takes home third place in national competition

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 27, 2023

NKU Cheer returned home to Norse Nation with a third place national standing under its belt after a recent national competition.  The Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) College Nationals were...

The Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills will square off on Sunday, Jan. 22 in a playoff matchup.

Bengals vs. Bills predictions

Northerner Staff January 20, 2023

The Cincinnati Bengals have proven themselves as potential contenders in the 2023 Super Bowl with their successful season and playoff appearance. The road to a consecutive appearance in Super Bowl LVII...

Bonita Brown, current vice president and chief strategy officer, has been at NKU since August 2019.

NKU name drops Bonita Brown as potential interim president

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 17, 2023

The Northerner will continue to provide updates on this breaking news story. Bonita Brown, current vice president and chief strategy officer, will be considered for NKU’s interim president position...

Over 1,300 graduates were recognized on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Truist Arena.

NKU honors over 1,300 graduates

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 18, 2022

NKU’s Fall Commencement ceremony was held Saturday, Dec. 17 at Truist Arena. Two ceremonies took place, with the College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences and College of Informatics occurring...

The Corbett Theater, which is currently uneven due to the shale movement; however, due to the “Peter and the Starcatcher” set, the stage was obscured.

A deeper look into future construction within the Fine Arts Center

Jenna Fryer, Contributor December 13, 2022

Construction has taken place all across NKU’s campus, from the MEP Bridge to areas around Loch Norse being renovated this past semester. Starting as soon as the spring of 2023, the Fine Arts Center will...

The Board of Regents met Jan. 18 in the Student Union ballroom. The meeting was also livestreamed on NKU website.

NKU elects to not serve as authorizer of charter schools

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 13, 2022

NKU Board of Regents made the decision for the university to not serve as an authorizer for charter schools at its packed Dec. 13 special-called meeting.  A resolution was presented to the board that...

The event focused on stress relieving activities like ornament decorating, line dancing, and themed games with prizes.

Bigger and Better: Feast for Finals tradition lights up the NKU community

Moyo Mike-Adeogun, Social Media Editor December 9, 2022

With the dreaded week of final exams approaching, the Resident Hall Association’s (RHA) ‘Feast for Finals’ came to save the day on Thursday, Dec. 8 and relieve the NKU community of their accumulating...

The Kentucky State Capitol building in Frankfort has seen much action regarding charter schools over the years.

Charter school decision approaches: What it means, both sides weigh in

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 8, 2022

NKU Board of Regents will decide if the university will become an authorizer for charter schools at their upcoming Dec. 13 meeting.  The board must respond either yes or no to becoming an authorizer,...

VIEWPOINT: BFA Senior Exhibition background and commentary

VIEWPOINT: BFA Senior Exhibition background and commentary

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor December 6, 2022

The BFA 2022 Senior Exhibition is running Nov. 23 to Dec. 9 in the Fine Arts Center third-floor galleries to showcase the capstone projects of graduating seniors as they gear up to launch into their professional...

Students walk across the Northern Kentucky University campus plaza.

‘Who are we?’ NKU Faculty Senate releases statements urging transparency, inclusion amid transitions

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 5, 2022

NKU should decline the authorization of charter schools, consider faculty principles in its budget Repositioning Plan and conduct an open presidential search, according to statements released by NKU’s...

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