The Northerner

Examining stereotypes of race in the media

Seth Thomas, Reporter

February 23, 2016

On Feb. 17, an NKU professor brought a unique perspective to a lecture and group discussion on “Exploiting Historic Black Stereotypes in Popular Culture” in the Student Union. Dr. David Childs, a professor of social studies and education, grew up around gang violence and was homeless for a ti...

Shedding light on race and relations in America

Mackenzie Manley, Assistant News Editor

January 12, 2016

Lecture facilitates conversation of race in America  An associate professor of history at Northern Kentucky University said in a Six at Six lecture that a majority of Americans believe race relations in the United States are poor. In 2015, 56 percent of white Americans and 68 percent of African Americans be...

Scripps’ Six@Six kicks off sixth year with AP editor speech

David Scott, Associated Press

Matt Sexton, Reporter

October 9, 2015

Wednesday’s speech by AP national political editor David Scott began the sixth year for the Six@Six series.“The purpose of the series is to focus on the research, creative work and passions of our NKU community,” Collette Thompson, coordinator for the Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement said.Thom...

AP editor immersed in unbelievable presidential election cycle

David Scott, Associated Press

Matt Sexton, Reporter

October 9, 2015

Still 13 months away from the presidential election, the race to the White House has been more unbelievable than one could imagine, according to the Associated Press’ national political editor.David Scott, who has held that position since April 29, 2014 spoke to an attentive audience Wednesday in t...

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