The Northerner

New floor for the home of the Norse

New floor for the home of the Norse

William Borland, Contributor

September 5, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

When the Norse take to the basketball court in mid-November for their first games, the surface beneath them will have a whole new look to it. Several changes have faced NKU Athletics in the past year, but none of them stand as bolding as the new John L. Griffin basketball court in the newly named...

UPDATE: Mearns addresses open records on gun incident

UPDATE: Mearns addresses open records on gun incident

Abby Anstead, News Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

President Geoffrey Mearns sent an e-mail to the Northern Kentucky University community Wednesday, nearly a week after a female student had a gun in Steely Library. The email said that the NKU police department has released additional documents regarding the incident in response to open records re...

UPDATED: NKU officers respond to gun incident

UPDATED: NKU officers respond to gun incident

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2015


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

It was a seemingly normal Thursday when social media began a frenzy of news that someone was in possession of a gun on NKU’s campus. It was around 11 a.m. on Aug. 27 when NKU lit up Twitter with news of an event that had occurred nearly an hour before on the third floor of Steely Library.&nbs...

UK visit to NKU highlights women’s hoops schedule

UK visit to NKU highlights women’s hoops schedule

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS -- A visit by the University Kentucky women’s basketball team to BB&T Arena highlights the Norse’s non-conference schedule, announced Tuesday by the university.Kentucky will visit NKU Dec. 2. The Wildcats, a powerhouse in the Southeastern Conference, were a two-seed in the NC...

Volleyball drops three in Queen City weekend

Volleyball drops three in Queen City weekend

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

CINCINNATI -- Opening the season with three matches north of the Ohio River, Northern Kentucky’s volleyball team finished the weekend winless.The weekend concluded Saturday with a tight 3-0 loss to Cincinnati at Fifth Third Arena. UC won 26-24, 25-23 and 25-22.Keely Creamer led the Norse with 11 k...

Women’s golf sets record in season opener

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

VIENNA, Ohio -- Northern Kentucky’s women’s golf team set a new 36-hole school record Monday as they finished tied for second in the YSU kickoff.NKU shot a 608 (303-305) on the Candywood Golf Course. The previous school record was 611, set at the 2007 Great Lakes Valley Conference Championship and t...

Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0

Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team extended its shutout streak to almost 300 minutes Sunday in a 1-0 victory over Charleston Southern.Winning its fourth straight game to open the season, the Norse have not allowed a goal since its opener.Less than a minute after halftime...

Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Calvin Murphy’s goal in the 64th minute Monday afternoon propelled the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Memphis.Murphy, a freshman, headed in a Johannes Jansen free kick a little more than an hour into the match. Goalkeeper AJ Fleak made eight saves for his f...

Men’s basketball announce non-conference schedule

Men’s basketball announce non-conference schedule

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Games at West Virginia, Xavier and Michigan highlight the non-conference men’s basketball schedule announced Monday on the Norse Athletics website.Norse Head Coach John Brannen announced the 11-game non-conference schedule. The regular season opens with a trip to Morgantown, West Virginia to play the Mo...

BREAKING: NKU Police respond to student in possession of gun

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Social media began buzzing Thursday morning after reports surfaced that a student had been taken into custody after being in possession of a gun on the third floor of Steely Library.NKU's official twitter account sent out tweets around 11 a.m. on Thursday alerting the university that campus police ha...

VIDEO: NKU pushes back spring commencement

VIDEO: NKU pushes back spring commencement

Andrea Carter, Copy Editor

August 26, 2015


Filed under News, Video

Sue Ott Rowlands, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, notified graduating students Tuesday that the May 2016 Commencement ceremony date has been pushed back one week. The ceremony will now be held on Friday, May 13 for Chase Law students, while the undergraduate and graduate c...

Residents of Callahan Hall forced to find food elsewhere

Residents of Callahan Hall forced to find food elsewhere

Abby Anstead, News Editor

August 26, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

Dining must be fit into the busy schedules of those who live in Callahan Hall. As the renovations of Callahan Bistro remain unfinished, students must travel to main campus in order to grab a meal. Renovations began last March, and were originally supposed to be finished by August 1.  Now, almost tw...

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