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LIFT Scholar Program invests in student success

LIFT Scholar Program invests in student success

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

August 29, 2019

Earlier this month, NKU announced the creation of the new Lifelong Investment and Future Transformation (LIFT) Scholars Program. This program was created with the combined $2 million given in gifts by the Rich and Lia Boehne Fund and the Eagle One Fund founded by Bill and Sue Butler.  LIFT will serve first-generation students or st...

EDITORS: What we wish we knew as freshmen

EDITORS: What we wish we knew as freshmen

Northerner Staff

August 26, 2019

Sean Gibson, Assistant Web Editor Sophomore Reach out and make friends and connections with other students and professors. This opens up a world of opportunity at NKU and can truly impact your life. The biggest skills and developments during my time at NKU came from outside the classroom! Kane M...

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

Head men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn is looking to make NKU the hardest place to play in the Horizon League. Through the summer, he’s prepared his team to play a more competitive schedule, and wants Norse Nation to match the energy.  “We need a thousand students in BB&T Arena,” Horn said. ...

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...

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