The Northerner

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


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

On a clear blue Sunday, news broke that NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen was leaving for the Cincinnati Bearcats. The veil in BB&T Arena was torn, and the mountains fell on themselves at the word that the leader of NKU’s Division I crusade was hopping across the river. (Editor’s Note: Ok, not really, but it did kind of feel that way.)

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

You start your day off making breakfast. You open the fridge, close some cabinets and play music on your phone. Afterward, you drive to class. There, you open the door, type on your laptop and share your pencil with a friend. When you get home later in the evening, your body aches, accompanied with c...

NKU alum calls mascot change ‘a shame’

NKU alum calls mascot change ‘a shame’

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, News, Sports Features

NKU alum Steve Ruch remembers his friend, Mark Buerger, dressing up like a Norse and patrolling the sidelines during basketball games, long before Victor E. Viking made his first appearance on campus. Ruch said he has watched athletics grow with the size of the university, but he said he is not a ...

What do you think of Victor’s new look?

What do you think of Victor’s new look?

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

His face has changed the most. The new Victor E. Viking has a smile that is less sinister, eyes that are wider and eyebrows that are not furrowed. After 11 years, NKU’s mascot got a $10,000 makeover thanks to the digital printing company Olympus Group, making him look more friendly and less fierce. ...

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