The Northerner

‘I would take a bullet’: NKU students tell their protesting stories

Protestors in Chicago on May 30.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

June 9, 2020

Content warning: This article describes acts of police brutality and violence.  Protestors were chanting in front of the Cincinnati Police Department’s headquarters. Police stood in a line, armed with riot gear. The protests had been peaceful all day until now, according to senior communication studie...

NKU students created bail fund to help Cincy protestors

NKU Freedom Fund.

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor

June 5, 2020

NKU students Grace Wesson and Jessica Archer were together last Sunday when they first heard the news that two of their close friends, who are also NKU students, were arrested for peacefully protesting after curfew in downtown Cincinnati.  “Having been the person that was their ride… and after witne...

Letter from the editors: reporting on injustice

Letter from the editors: reporting on injustice

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

June 3, 2020

As journalists, it’s our job to report the truth.  We strive for objectivity, neutrality and unbiased reporting.  While the facts of our nation’s history may be uncomfortable and disheartening, in order to grow from our history, we must first learn it truthfully. Let us tell you the t...

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