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Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Sirena Cunningham, Contributor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

After 12 years of planning and construction, the new Health Innovation Center opens its doors to students and provides a new home to the College of Health Professions. It took five different efforts to get the funding from the general assembly, said Mary Paula Schuh, director of campus planning. ...

Honors dean says college a ‘sandbox’ for innovation

Honors dean says college a ‘sandbox’ for innovation

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Eleven years ago, Dr. James Buss taught three to four sections of United States History to the Civil War every semester. Each class had anywhere from 70 to 500 students in it. And every time he taught the course, it was the exact same.

Men’s basketball releases regular season schedule

Men’s basketball releases regular season schedule

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team put the final touches on their 2018-19 season schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The schedule, which features 17 regular-season home games at BB&T Arena, will start on Tuesday, Oct. 30 when the Norse host Division III rival Thomas More in their only exhibition match of the season, followed by their regular season kick-off matchup against Wilmington College at home on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2018


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The second floor of Founders Hall is home to NKU’s newest college: the Honors College. Once serving to bridge the gap between disciplines and creating advanced curriculum for both students and faculty, it has been deemed an important component in NKU’s future successes.

Getting fishy emails? How to protect your NKU account from fraud

Getting fishy emails? How to protect your NKU account from fraud

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018


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Do you keep getting suspicious emails offering work-from-home positions? How about unfamiliar users looking for a personal assistant, promising big bucks upfront? Here’s how you can protect yourself from phishing and annoying spam.

7 things they don’t tell you at orientation

7 things they don’t tell you at orientation

Maria Dossett and Natalie Hamren, Arts & Life Editor and News Editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

During Northern Exposure, you learned how to pay for tuition, how to sign up for classes, where to find campus organizations and other information essential for your college experience—but they didn’t tell you everything. The Northerner wants to give you some insider info so you don’t have to learn the hard way (like some of us, unfortunately). Here’s seven things you need to know to survive NKU.

Greek orgs raised $180K, volunteered over 30K hours last year

Greek orgs raised $180K, volunteered over 30K hours last year

Maria Dossett, Arts and Life Editor

August 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

NKU’s Greek Life displayed its dedication to serving others by raising $180,000 during the 2017-2018 academic year. From August to May, NKU’s 22 fraternities and sororities hosted several philanthropic events supporting organizations like the USO, Women’s Crisis Center, St. Elizabeth Breast Health Cen...

Halftime: Kentucky surges to lead over Norse

Halftime: Kentucky surges to lead over Norse

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Kentucky's potent offense helped the Wildcats take a 38-24 lead over Northern Kentucky at halftime of Friday's NCAA South Regional first round game in Indianapolis. NKU started off well, taking an early 7-6 lead before Kentucky surged ahead. The Wildcats increased their lead to 23-...

Potential employers to gather at NKU for Career Expo

Potential employers to gather at NKU for Career Expo

Cole Grecco, News Editor

February 20, 2017


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Students looking to prepare for post-graduation job opportunities will have their annual opportunity to do so Wednesday. The NKU Career Expo will take place Feb. 22 from 2-5 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. There will be more than 135 employers in attendance spanning all parts of the economy and looking to...

WVXU-HD2 aims to fill the gap left by WNKU

WVXU-HD2 aims to fill the gap left by WNKU

Cole Grecco, News Editor

February 16, 2017


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Cincinnati Public Radio announced today that 91.7 WVXU-HD2 will play the AAA (adult album alternative) music format, “In an effort to fill the gap the loss of WNKU leaves behind.” Richard Eiswerth, Cincinnati Public Radio’s president and general manager, said in a release that they also lament...

Opinions split on Kentucky’s new abortion laws

Opinions split on Kentucky’s new abortion laws

Abby Anstead and Emily Sherry

January 26, 2017


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Hannah Bockweg was raised Catholic, but she never knew what it meant to be pro-life until she was much older. “It was maybe more middle school, and definitely in high school that I began to understand all humans have incredible value and that every person is created by God, and from conception to...

UPDATE: Campus reacts to Mearns’ departure

UPDATE: Campus reacts to Mearns’ departure

The Northerner Staff

January 24, 2017


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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- President Geoffrey Mearns will leave Northern Kentucky University after four years, the university announced Tuesday, and the campus community was shocked by news of his departure. Mearns was hired at Ball State University to serve as their 17th president, an announcement made at the Muncie, Indiana campus at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mearns notified the Board of Regents tha...

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