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Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- It was a fruitful weekend for the volleyball team in Evansville.Northern Kentucky dropped just two sets in three matches, coming away with a weekend sweep at the Dunn Hospitality Tournament.In the final match of the weekend against the host Purple Aces, NKU won 25-23, 25-20 and 27-25....

Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0

Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Two second half goals by Yaw Addai were enough Sunday to lead the men's soccer team to a 2-0 win over IPFW.Addai broke a scoreless tie in the 74th minute when he received a pass across the box from Diego Martinez. Addai beat the keeper on the right post for the game's first goal.Just...

VIDEO: Carry the Weight protest raises awareness

VIDEO: Carry the Weight protest raises awareness

Sarah Clark, Contributor

September 12, 2015

Outside the Student Union, the sun was shining and the weather was perfect, but Thursday at lunchtime, as students went from class to class, what was seen and heard was anything but calm.   “Yes means f*** me! No means f*** you!” and “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Rape has got to go!” along with s...

An internship to help the community

Courtney Ferguson, Reporter

September 10, 2015

The Norse Violence Prevention Center opened in April 2014 after receiving a three year grant from from the Department of Justice and the Office on Violence Against Women and accepts interns. This year, Katie Sebastian, a senior social work major, is serving as their intern. The center aims to pr...

Learning more about the gun incident

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-In-Chief

September 9, 2015

In a recording received Tuesday by The Northerner, a female student who remains unidentified can be heard rushing away from Steely Library as she tells the 911 dispatcher that there’s a student in the library with a gun. Several documents received from NKU confirm that the female student was study...

Men’s basketball Horizon League schedule finalized

Men’s basketball Horizon League schedule finalized

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- The men’s basketball team announced its first-ever Horizon League schedule Monday morning, as well as game times for home contests. A Jan. 2 showdown at Green Bay will be the first Horizon League contest for the men’s basketball team. The game will be carried on ESP...

Summer spent conquering the world

Summer spent conquering the world

Sarah Kellam, Contributor

September 9, 2015

Most students spend their summers in hometowns, interning or just taking a break. However, one student spent his summer captaining a national team. When Alwin Komolong returned to Papua New Guinea for the summer, he wasn’t planning on taking time off from soccer. Instead, the NKU junior captained ...

Filling the shoes of an old friend

Gavin Colton, Reporter

September 8, 2015

When Michael Hatton sat in the late Joe Conger’s office in the Fine Arts building as a student, he had no idea that 16 years later he would be sitting on the other side of NKU’s new School of the Arts. At the time, Conger served as the chair of the theatre and dance department, a role Hatton...

McCombs fills SOTA Visual Arts Chair

Mackenzie Manley, Contributor

September 8, 2015

  The landscape of NKU’s art programs has shifted since the new School of the Arts was introduced, many of those changes coming with the administration.  The new school includes the formerly independent departments of visual arts, music and theater and dance. One of the positio...

UPDATE: Parking struggles continue into semester

Michaela Beechem

September 7, 2015

School has been in session for nearly a month and the parking garages remain open as the new system for the garages still has not been installed. “It is pretty frustrating,” Brittany Murphy, a fourth-year-student, said. “I’ve only been able to park in the garage once since the first week of class...

Men’s cross country second, women sixth at Queen City Invite

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015

MASON, Ohio -- The men’s and women’s cross country teams opened the season Saturday with strong finishes in the Queen City Invitational.The men finished second out of 12 teams at Kingswood Park while the women were sixth out of 14.Andrew Schille finished third in the men’s race with a time of 18:39...

Norse volleyball goes 2-1 at Cougar Classic

Norse volleyball goes 2-1 at Cougar Classic

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- After a tough opening weekend in Cincinnati, the volleyball team rebounded by winning a pair at the Cougar Classic this past weekend.Haley Libs had 20 kills Saturday night as NKU defeated SIU Edwardsville in five sets, 25-27, 25-21, 25-20, 18-25, 15-7.Keely Creamer added 15 kills whil...

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