The Northerner

Women’s golf sets record in season opener

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015

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

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...

VIDEO: RUSHing into the new year

VIDEO: RUSHing into the new year

Taylor Upchurch, Social Media Editor

August 31, 2015

The once abandoned Griffin Lawn quickly filled with emotion and life as all six of NKU’s sororities gathered on the grass with their bid names, letters, face paint, and a little pep in their step. Each member chanted their chapter’s spirit cries, on one of the biggest days of the year, otherwise kn...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Soccer teams off to a hot start

Soccer teams off to a hot start

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2015

Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams are gearing up for jam packed schedules this fall and both teams have kicked off their year’s proving they’re ready for strong seasons. Women’s soccerNKU’s women’s soccer team started off their season with two exhibition games with a win ove...

GALLERY: Campus Rec makes debut

GALLERY: Campus Rec makes debut

Carrie Crotzer and Abby Anstead

August 19, 2015

After nearly four years of planning, dreams have come to life for NKU as they unveil a 169,314 square foot, completely renovated and expanded Campus Recreation Center.“You’d be very hard pressed to find anything in here that’s anything like the old building,” Matt Hackett, director of campus re...

Food truck new lunch alternative for NKU

Food truck new lunch alternative for NKU

Andrea Carter, Copy Editor

August 19, 2015

Students returning to NKU this week noticed something different about The Plaza, a mobile kitchen positioned in the center of it serving many their lunches. According to Patrick Hannan, the resident district manager of Chartwells, the food truck will be open from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Monday through Friday....

NKU finally finds win against UK

Christopher Decker, Contributor

August 17, 2015

Sunday marked what has now become a yearly tradition as NKU’s men’s soccer team hosted the University of Kentucky in their fourth exhibition match against the Wildcats.The Norse had lost all three times before Sunday’s game. This time was different however, as the Norse came away with their fir...

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