The Northerner

Library improvements, accreditation solutions discussed at SGA

Senator Joe Baker advocating for changes in the library during Monday's meeting.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

February 11, 2020

Comments on library improvement Dean of Steely Library Andrea Falcone joined SGA’s open session for members to voice concerns and pitch ideas to improve Steely Library.  Committee Chairwoman of University Improvements Onyinyechi Okorie pitched the idea of having the facility open 24 hours, to which F...

Two professors release collaborative poetry book

Megan Henson reading her poems from her book 'What Pain Does'

Haley Millay, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Students, faculty, staff and personal friends gathered on Friday to celebrate the release of NKU professors Megan D. Henson and J. Michael Skaggs’s new book entitled “What Pain Does.”

NKU names Steely Library’s next dean

NKU names Steely Library’s next dean

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

May 6, 2019

NKU announced Andrea Falcone as the new Steely Librarian dean on Monday.

What you missed at SGA Mar. 18

Associate Dean of Steely Library Lois Schultz speaks to SGA about the budget concerns of Steely.

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 19, 2019

Senator Jontay Brown presented the second reading of his resolution asking the university to “provide preemptive, adequate and effective health counseling services to minority students.”

What you missed at SGA Feb. 25

Director of LGBTQ Programs and Services, Bonnie Meyer, explains the outline of her presentation to SGA.

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019

Learning LGBTQ+ etiquette In Monday’s SGA meeting, Director of NKU’s LGBTQ Programs and Services Bonnie Meyer gave a presentation aimed at better preparing students for interaction with people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. The presentation began with the appropriate ways to refer to...

Steely librarian on information literacy mission

Andrea Brooks, Steely Library's information coordinator, teaches how to analyze sources.

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Andrea Brooks writes her name, email and agenda for the day on the whiteboard of a deserted classroom. She powers up the ENO board. It’s just before 10 a.m., and not a single student is present, although the classroom door is open for any early comers. Brooks is the Information Literacy Coordinat...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

President Hannah Edelen and Chief Justice Travis Roy give a presentation.

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 12, 2019

On Feb. 11, SGA hosted the directors of university housing and business operations, who both gave presentations. SGA student senate was also excited to vote on a new resolution aimed at extending library hours. Library hour extension Senators Noelle Brooks and Zachary Dichtl presented their resol...

Finals Week: when are your NKU exams?

Finals Week: when are your NKU exams?

Sam Rosenstiel and Bridgette Gootee

December 6, 2018

How can you survive Finals Week? Check out these tips and the full NKU undergrad exam schedule. ...

Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

A patrol vehicle viewed from the glass windows of Student Union Room 108.

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

October 3, 2018

NKU uses trainings, alerts and procedures to keep students safe during active shootings and other emergencies.

Police Beat week of Aug. 29

Police Beat week of Aug. 29

Northerner Staff

August 29, 2018

From the University Police logs, here's the week in crime at NKU.

Learning more about the gun incident

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-In-Chief

September 9, 2015

In a recording received Tuesday by The Northerner, a female student who remains unidentified can be heard rushing away from Steely Library as she tells the 911 dispatcher that there’s a student in the library with a gun. Several documents received from NKU confirm that the female student was study...

Students concerned as class remains unevacuated with gun nearby

Sophomore Avery Fithian sits in front of the classroom she was in on the third floor of Steely. Her class was not evacuated although there was a gun nearby.

Abby Anstead, News Editor

September 8, 2015

Police officers stormed through the third floor of Steely Library with their weapons drawn. Through the clear door of the classroom, Avery Fithian could see students streaming out of the library. At the time, she and her classmates were unaware that a student was in possession of a Cobra .380 pistol ...

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