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NKU announces new provost

NKU announces new provost

Madison Plank, Asst. News Editor February 3, 2021

NKU President Ashish Vaidya announced Dr. Matt Cecil as the new Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (PEVPAA) in a campus-wide email today. This will go into effect July 1.  Cecil...

The entrance to Health, Counseling and Student Wellness in University Center. A frosted glass door.

Health officials urge flu vaccine to prevent ‘twindemic’

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 27, 2020

Regional health officials and administrators encourage citizens to receive the flu vaccination to ward off the looming ‘twindemic.’  “Protecting ourselves against the flu is more important than...

The Student Union from the plaza level.

NKU COVID-19 dashboard tracks regional cases

Rachel Smith, News Editor August 24, 2020

NKU has published an updating dashboard for COVID-19 related statistics of Northern Kentucky and Ohio, administrators released via email today. The data collected by the dashboard will help guide administrators...

A view of Loch Norse.

Provost announces Fall semester hybrid approach

Semester to open in stages throughout the summer
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 19, 2020
Provost Sue Ott Rowlands announced recommendations for campus to undergo a hybrid approach to the Fall 2020-21 semester.
corona feature

Northern Kentucky announces first regional case of coronavirus

The first confirmed case is a 66-year-old female in Kenton County
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor March 18, 2020

Northern Kentucky now has its first confirmed case of Coronavirus. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced five new cases in the state on Wednesday; one of the cases is in Kenton County. The individual...

Lauren Hendrix takes her chance in the cash box on Tuesday.

Everybody wins this Giving Tuesday

NKU’s Student Alumni Council gave students an opportunity to give back to NKU and themselves in the SU this Tuesday.
Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor December 3, 2019

Students stepped into the box—goggled and ready—to grab as much “cash” as they could in under 30 seconds. The cash, colored yellow and green, would give students the opportunity to donate money...

Tyrobius Bacon, Aliya Cannon and Noelle Brooks pose in front of the resolution.

SGA passes resolution for NPHC plots

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2019

CORRECTION, 10/6: A previous version of this story included a misquote from president Jarett Lopez. The inaccuracy has now been corrected. We regret this error.  Passing the first resolution During...

Newport Syndicate, formally known as Glenn Schmidt Playtorium, was a mob hangout.

The original ‘Sin City’: exploring Newport’s past of mobs, crimes and more

Rachel Smith, Reporter October 25, 2019

1955 Frank Sinatra gambled in the back room of the casinos on York Street. Dean Martin entertained guests at infamous mafia member Frank “Screw” Andrews’ house parties. And criminal racketeer Melvin...

EDITORS: What we wish we knew as freshmen

EDITORS: What we wish we knew as freshmen

Worried about your freshman year? Need some advice? Our editors have got you covered.
Northerner Staff August 26, 2019

Sean Gibson, Assistant Web Editor Sophomore Reach out and make friends and connections with other students and professors. This opens up a world of opportunity at NKU and can truly impact your life....

E. coli outbreak linked to fast food in Kentucky

E. coli outbreak linked to fast food in Kentucky

Noelle Horn, Copy Editor April 2, 2019

Fast food in Northern Kentucky could be tainted with dangerous E. coli, according to a report from the state health department. The Kentucky Department for Public Health released a statement last week...

Best of NKY 2019

Best of NKY: Help us pick the best of Northern Kentucky

We want your help to pick the best restaurants, bars, venues and more this side of the river
Northerner Staff February 20, 2019

What are the best things in Northern Kentucky? We need your help to find out. For the first time, we're choosing the area's best bars, restaurants, businesses, hangout spots and more around campus and...

Northern Kentucky gets its second Raising Cane’s just across the street from East Village.

Raising Cane’s opens on US 27

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life December 5, 2018

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...

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