The Northerner

Tornado Warning for NKU campus expires

Tornado Warning

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

October 19, 2016

Updated 7:45 p.m. 10/19/16 The tornado warning that was in effect for the NKU campus Wednesday evening was allowed to expire by the National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio. The warning ran for approximately 30 minutes Wednesday evening for Campbell County, including the Northern Kentucky Univers...

Snow removal crews work through the night to clear campus


Tori Lentz, News Editor

March 4, 2015

UPDATE: NKU is closed Thursday, March 5, 2015 due to continued Level 2 snow emergencies in the Northern Kentucky area. All classes are cancelled. Snow removal will occur in shifts through the night as maintenance crews attempt to clear campus for morning classes tomorrow. Maintenance workers have been prepari...

NKU community withstands arctic weather

Throughout the polar blast, students found ways to handle the low temperatures on their walks across campus. “I wear a hat all the time,” Alexus Berns, a senior creative writing major, said. “My nose is constantly runny. I can’t feel my face and I feel like I don’t have a nose.”

Maggie Pund and Richard Cracchiolo

January 31, 2014

The NKU community braved the subzero temperatures and winds that rolled throughout campus and across the Midwest this week. "I've just been avoiding going outside," said Shea Cecilia, a sophomore music major. "I almost fell outside the Student Union the other day on ice." The dangerously cold temperature set...

Prepare early for winter weather

Allegra Carpenter

November 16, 2011

With the winter months lurking, it is time to refresh winter awareness and brace our vehicles for the snow and ice in the forecast. Roads are readied appropriately for the weather, yet commuters can never be fully prepared for what is in store. “Before and during a snow or ice event, I am in constant...

Students seek shelter

Jesse Call

October 26, 2010

A tornado warning was issued for Campbell County Tuesday afternoon prompting Northern Kentucky University students to move away from doors and windows and seek shelter in hallways. Norse Alert sirens were activated campus wide advising students to seek shelter immediately. NKU Police issued an all...

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