The Northerner

Police Beat week of April 18

Police Beat week of April 18

Northerner Staff

April 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

Damage to Student Union glass and reports of an employee showing up to work drunk. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

SU Starbucks to close for renovations in May

SU Starbucks to close for renovations in May

Hunter Dunn, Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Everyone’s favorite campus coffee spot will shut down for renovations after spring graduation. Starbucks Coffee in the SU will go through a $750,000 renovation when classes are dismissed through the summer to refurbish counters, flooring and equipment.

Police Beat week of March 14

Police Beat week of March 14

Northerner Staff

March 13, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

A backpack stolen, harassment in the SU, and public intoxication. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

Incoming president Vaidya addresses university on diversity, finance

Incoming president Vaidya addresses university on diversity, finance

Mackenzie Manley & Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-In-Chief, Copy Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

NKU’s Board of Regents named Dr. Ashish K. Vaidya as the university’s sixth president at a special meeting on Thursday.

Steak ‘n Shake a success: What restaurant will be next?

Steak ‘n Shake a success: What restaurant will be next?

Cole Grecco, News Editor

January 14, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

Students waited in line for nearly 30 minutes on Monday to try out the new Steak ‘n Shake, which replaced Coyote Jack’s in the Student Union. The on-campus Steak ‘n Shake features a smaller menu than the full restaurant, but still holds about 10 food items and 10 shakes. While the majority of ...

NKU’s healthy food policy unique among Kentucky universities

NKU’s healthy food policy unique among Kentucky universities

Peter Enzweiler, Contributer

February 6, 2015


Filed under News

During an average lunch period, 900 students, faculty and staff buy a meal at the food court in NKU’s Student Union.  That’s not to mention the 2,000 or more meals served in the residential dining halls every day.  These are just some of the people that benefit from NKU’s healthy food policy, th...

Nationally branded food concept funds go to Callahan Hall renovations

Nationally branded food concept funds go to Callahan Hall renovations

Tori Lentz, News Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

After the idea of a nationally-branded food concept coming to the Student Union was hotly debated last spring in a town hall forum, the NKU administration has elected to use the $700,000-800,000 set aside for a new roof over Callahan Hall and a complete renovation of the Callahan Bistro. Dean of Studen...

“How Does It Feel To Be A Problem?” author due to visit campus

Kiana Berry, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events

Moustafa Bayoumi, author of this year’s first year’s first year programs book connection selection, How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?”, will be visiting NKU on Nov. 20th. The author will have two free events on campus at 1:45 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., with a book signing after the first event. In “How Does It F...

Dr. Lori Hart tells students “everything they always wanted to know about the opposite sex”

Dr. Lori Hart tells students “everything they always wanted to know about the opposite sex”

Brittany Smart, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events

Students shifted in their seats murmuring excitedly as they waited for CAMPUSPEAK’s Dr. Lori Hart to give her talk on opposite sex relationships in the SU ballroom on Nov. 11. Hart began by asking everyone what they found most mind boggling about the opposite sex. Several women’s hands shot up im...

“Orange is the New Black” star opens up about life as a transgender actress to sold-out NKU audience

“Orange is the New Black” star opens up about life as a transgender actress to sold-out NKU audience

Kiana Berry, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2014


Filed under 2014, A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

An hour before the event doors open, students fill the first floor of the Student Union.  Lines snake their way across the tile floor and out the doors almost stretching the distance to Griffin Hall. The students chatter and laugh, anxiously awaiting to find their seat in the Student Union Ballroom to...

Drag show pushes NKU closer to “Common Ground”

Drag show pushes NKU closer to “Common Ground”

Kiana Berry, Reporter

October 28, 2014


Filed under 2014, A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

The runway stage protrudes into the audience, its backdrop adorning the rainbow ribbon wrapped triangular emblem of Common Ground. The lights dim and the spotlight takes center stage as people take their seats among the 400 chairs positioned in the Student Union Ballroom. “This is my first show,” ...

Wii U hits the Game Room

Wii U hits the Game Room

Dylan Tierney, Contributer

October 8, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life

With the arrival of Nintendo’s Wii U, NKU’s game room has its first next-gen console. In a room bustling with XBOX 360s and PlayStation 3s, it’s a breath of fresh air. “Nintendo has always been big on-couch co-op,” said student Josh Lawson. “This is something the other two console [manufact...

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