The Northerner

Guest Column: Race, personified

Guest Column: Race, personified

India Hackle, Contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Viewpoints

We were 13 and he had a childlike curiosity about my Blackness. He’d trace my skin and was certain it felt different, not wrong, just different. Yet, I had a cowardly liking for his Whiteness, a liking that I ignored when around others. I concluded that being Black was the cornerstone of my existence...

My Brown Skin I’m In

My Brown Skin I’m In

Micah Petway, Contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Viewpoints

My brown skin I’m in Ain’t it nice So many shades of beauty So smooth and so much melanin My brown skin ain’t just something for your eyes to fancy See There’s so much behind this pretty brown skin, you just don’t know I can be more than just a sports player, rapper or singer, thug or ...

Dean of students wins influential faculty award

Dean of students wins influential faculty award

Halley Gamble, Contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News

Arnie Slaughter was recently named the recipient of the Faculty/Staff Strongest Influence Award by NKU alumni, and he’s worked hard to achieve it. While winning the award was certainly not his goal when starting at NKU in 2003, his close relationships with student advocacy and engagement proved hi...

I Am Not

I Am Not

Raven McNeal, Contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Viewpoints

I Am not A trend I am not the music you listen to the clothes you buy the hair you wear the food you eat the language you speak I am not the elephant in the room the butt of the joke the angry black woman I am not I am not I am not I am a collection of soulful songs and praises stren...

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Homecoming week is a time that allows NKU to celebrate what it means to be a Norse. Kim Vance, director of fraternity and sorority life, recalled that during her undergraduate years, homecoming used to be celebrated during soccer season. Since then, NKU has changed a lot over the years. Back then,...

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Noël Waltz, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Tremendous things happen when you step away from the safe and familiar. The interdisciplinary format of the honors college encourages students to think beyond their majors, a test that can lead to great discoveries. NKU Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement hosted Moby Dick through a Nigerian...

BCM hopes to destress students with pancakes

BCM hopes to destress students with pancakes

Alexis Ross, Contributor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

If the stress of finals is forming, you might need some breakfast food. When your study needs intersect with your late-night breakfast needs, Baptist Campus Ministries’ Pancakes and Finals event is the place to go. The event will serve free pancakes in a variety of styles, such as special cinnamon...

Raising Cane’s opens on US 27

Raising Cane’s opens on US 27

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life

December 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Raising Cane’s opened their new location in Cold Spring on Tuesday. The fast-casual chicken restaurant is located right outside of campus on Alexandria Pike and sits behind the Arby’s across from East Village. Raising Cane’s is a restaurant that specializes in chicken fingers, which they ref...

Tricky treats: Did Mom and Dad ever check your candy?

Tricky treats: Did Mom and Dad ever check your candy?

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Some of the biggest traditions of Halloween include dressing up as monsters, watching scary movies or going to haunted houses. But one of the biggest fears that has existed for decades is that Halloween candy is being poisoned. For the past 30 years, University of Delaware sociology professor Dr. Joel...

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.

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