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Counseling center: meeting students where they are

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 2, 2021

One of the biggest concerns for Amy Clark, director of Student Counseling Services, during the past year has been being able to meet students’ needs—wherever they are. Because of COVID-19 and the need...

Empty seats inside BB&T Arena.

How NKU Athletics has been hit by the pandemic financially

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that began to spread across the United States and the rest of the world last year, the NCAA experienced a $600 million drop in revenue from 2019, due in large part to the cancellation...

Book cover that says How to Respond in a Pandemic

VIEWPOINTS: “The pandemic wasn’t going to stop me”

Austin Patello, Contributor March 14, 2021

Editor’s Note: Submissions are edited for clarity and length. 130 students read Dr. Joan Ferrante’s “How to Respond in a Pandemic” as part of a Health Innovation grant. Dr. Ferrante shared the...

Book cover that says How to Respond in a Pandemic

VIEWPOINTS: ‘I would rather wear a mask than a respirator’

Colleen Pangburn, Contributor February 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: Submissions are edited for clarity and length. 130 students read Dr. Joan Ferrante’s “How to Respond in a Pandemic” as part of a Health Innovation grant. Dr. Ferrante shared the...

VIDEO: What Halloween looks like in a pandemic

Abby Behrens, Video Editor October 18, 2020

The ongoing pandemic has the power to put a damper on typical Halloween activities, but the holiday spirit lives on with people like Kylie Flick and her roommates, who are making TikToks with new costumes...

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...

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How does SOTA operate during a pandemic?

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor September 23, 2020

NKU’s School of the Arts (SOTA) has decided to utilize digital media as an alternative method to typical live performances, open art galleries and music/vocal lessons in order to ensure a safe, socially...

Students in masks attending their first day of in-person classes.

GALLERY: First day back on campus

Northerner Staff August 17, 2020

NKU resumed classes Monday. While most students are taking classes online, there are still some students on campus taking courses. These are the changes made to campus for the 2020 semester.

Macs Pizza Pub in Cold Spring reopened Friday, May 22 to eager guests.

Mac’s in Cold Spring reopens: social distancing, sanitation

Mac's Pizza Pub reopened Friday to eager guests
Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor May 23, 2020

Harvey Germain, owner of Mac’s Pizza Pub in Cold Spring, said the first day of reopening for dine-in, May 22, was a beautiful day as guests visited to hang out and have a good time sitting outside of...

The Campus Recreation Center.

Campus Rec: classes, intramural sports canceled

Campus Recreation announced new hours, day for extensive cleaning
Billy Keeney, News Editor March 13, 2020

The Campus Recreation Center will stay open despite in-person classes being moved online—with the exception of Friday, March 20—according to an email sent to Rec Center members. All programs, such...

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