The Northerner

A conversation with SGA 2019 President, VP

A conversation with SGA 2019 President, VP

Josh Goad, News Editor

August 21, 2019

Jarett Lopez, senior political science major, and Shelby Sanford, senior public relations major, were elected SGA president and vice president for the 2019-2020 school year in March. They received 366 of the 814 votes by campaigning on what they believed were tangible goals, like nixing the “A-”...

What to do (8/20)

What to do (8/20)

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

August 21, 2019

Victorfest: The Big Event | August 21 | Griffin Hall front lawn | 6 p.m. Games, live music and more can be found in front of Griffin Hall starting at 6 p.m. It’s gonna be, well, big.  NKU Night at the Florence Freedom | August 22 | Florence Freedom Ballpark | 5 p.m. Head over to Student ...

How Success by Design prioritizes student success

How Success by Design prioritizes student success

Billy Keeney, News Editor

August 21, 2019

NKU made public Success by Design in April 2019, which will serve as its strategic framework for the next three years. NKU’s goal is to increase access, achieve higher levels of completion and advance opportunity for career and community engagement. To lead this campus-wide initiative, President Ashis...

NKU student dies over weekend

NKU student dies over weekend

Sierra Newton and Josh Kelly

August 11, 2019

A Northern Kentucky University student-athlete died over the weekend. Elyse Black, 23, of Jackson, OH passed away, according to an email sent out by NKU President Ashish Vaidya. Black, a senior, studied athletic training and psychology. She was a member of the NKU women’s cross country and t...

Governor Bevin signs House Bill 1 into law

Governor Bevin signs House Bill 1 into law

Billy Keeney, News Editor

July 28, 2019

Governor Matt Bevin joined state legislators and stakeholder groups in Frankfort, Kentucky Wednesday, July 24, to officially sign House Bill 1 into law—which was passed by the General Assembly in special session earlier that day. “We are grateful for the diligent work of fiscally responsible House and S...

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

May 10, 2019

The 7'1 center from Mayfield, KY is leaving NKU's men's basketball team.

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019

"Based on all of the interviews and documents reviewed, the concern of emotional abuse by Whitaker is unfounded," the independent review read.

Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby named College of Business dean

Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby named College of Business dean

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

May 8, 2019

NKU announced Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby as the new dean for the Haile/US Bank College of Business on Wednesday. Before coming to NKU, Dr. HassabElnaby worked at the University of Toledo’s College of Business and Innovation where he served as the associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research. HassabElnaby...

Chase professor cited, quoted in national death penalty case

Chase professor cited, quoted in national death penalty case

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

April 30, 2019

Drug dealer Azibo Aquart and his accomplices pulled on their masks and armed themselves early one morning on August 24, 2005, to break in a “perceived” drug competitor’s apartment. After constraining her and two others in the apartment, Aquart and company beat them to death with baseball bats, ac...

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

Noelle Horn, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

On March 18, Student Government Association senator Jontay Brown signed a resolution that asked that NKU’s counseling services better serve its minority students. With only one in three African Americans receiving mental health care who need it, according to the American Psychiatric Association, this issue may be large...

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 17, 2019

Students, friends and significant others gathered to hear NKU students share their stories at the 6th annual Open Mic Night in the Student Union multipurpose room, as part of the annual Pride Week.

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 17, 2019

NKU’s sixth Annual Pride March officially kicked off Pride Week this Monday.

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