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VIDEO | Decades skate party

VIDEO | Decades skate party

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Video

With the fall semester in full swing, the NKU Activities Programming Board (APB) and Association of Campus Residents (ACR) have collaborated to bring a “Decades” Skate Party to life. With no attendance fee, students were welcomed to rent out skates and enjoy the loud music and atmosphere of much of...

Passing the paper: A farewell to Colleen

Passing the paper: A farewell to Colleen

Nicole Browning, Assistant Arts and Life Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Viewpoints

When the last of the ink dried on the final copy of The Northerner for the year, above each article and below each photo sat a byline. A credit for all the work that goes into the process: brainstorming, finding sources to interview, taking photos, laying out pages, writing and editing countless stori...

A goodbye from the editor of The Northerner

A goodbye from the editor of The Northerner

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

It has been a long time coming, but in two weeks, it will finally be done. Mom, I finally did it. When I finally walk across the stage May 7 as a college graduate, she won’t be there. It’s been almost 11 years since she passed away. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about her. I certainly wo...

WATCH | NKU e-sports

WATCH | NKU e-sports

Christopher Decker, Gil Brummett and Matt Krimmer, Sports Editor and Contributors

February 14, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Video

"Housed in the technology center of campus, NKU’s budding e-sports team is ready to make some significant progress in the field. After partnering with NKU professor Alexis Pulos last semester, students Ryan Guard and Lukas Raley organized the group, gathering assistance from other students such as...

WATCH | NKU mens basketball vs Green Bay

WATCH | NKU mens basketball vs Green Bay

Tommy Bailey, Video Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Video

The NKU mens basketball team hosted the Green Bay Phoenix on Thursday, February 9th. The Norse jumped out to a large first half lead, but Green Bay battled back in the second half. NKU went on to win a hard fought victory with the final score 69-67. The Norse will host Horizon League opponent Milwaukee fo...

Student journalist conference at NKU Friday

Student journalist conference at NKU Friday

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

September 8, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

Student journalists from across the state of Kentucky will gather at Northern Kentucky University on Friday for the Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association. NKU students are encouraged to attend the event, which runs from 9:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday in Griffin Hall. Registration will be at 9:1...

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