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GALLERY: Move-in day kicks off Welcome Week

GALLERY: Move-in day kicks off Welcome Week

Alec Reynolds, Video Editor
August 18, 2016
Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

Traffic was backed up as far as the eye could see Thursday afternoon as students, parents and volunteers transported totes and furniture into the university's housing facilities. Move-in day marks the start of Welcome Week, which was also celebrated Thursday afternoon with a picnic in the Student U... Read more »

10 things to do during Welcome Week

10 things to do during Welcome Week

Emily Osterholz, Cole Grecco, A&L Editor, Asst. A&L Editor
August 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Uncategorized

We know you're not ready for class to start. We're not either -- so we compiled 10 things to do during Victorfest that will help you make the most of Welcome Week.  Thursday, August 18Welcome Picnic You’ll need to fill up before an evening full of games and fun activities! Students and their families can... Read more »

NKU hosts Governor’s Scholar Program for second year

NKU hosts Governor’s Scholar Program for second year

Alison Meineke, Contributor
August 3, 2016
Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, Uncategorized

On an otherwise empty campus, an army of high school seniors lined up to eat freshly- made burgers, watermelon and rocket pops. It’s a super-sized backyard party with at least 100 of the 354 Governor’s Scholars Program participants at the July 11 cookout on the lawns of Northern Kentucky Universi... Read more »

Everything you need to know about Pokemon GO at NKU

Everything you need to know about Pokemon GO at NKU

Emily Osterholz, Arts and Life Editor
July 27, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Pokemon trainers ventured to NKU Tuesday night to collect as many Pokemon as possible and battle their competitors with one mission in mind: to be the very best. “Pokemon Go,” the popular app which reached 15 million downloads, uses a smartphone’s GPS and camera to create a map of the user’s surrounding location. NKU has become a hub for Pokemon players, as campus is cr... Read more »

GALLERY: Greek yard show

GALLERY: Greek yard show

Iyabo-Mesa Serikali, Reporter
May 2, 2016
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Uncategorized

Before Feast for Finals on Thursday April 28, a crowd of students gathered in front of Loch Norse to watch the Greek Sorority and Fraternity Spring Yard Show. National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities perform skits and step routines while also bringing in special guest sororities or fr... Read more »

GALLERY: Ahadi Celebration NKU ROCKS

GALLERY: Ahadi Celebration NKU ROCKS

Iyabo-Mesa Serikali, Reporter
April 29, 2016
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

NKU R.O.C.K.S freshmen stand in applause having made it through their first year of college on April 26.African American Programs and Services held their annual Ahadi celebration--Ahadi meaning “with great promise”-- for NKU R.O.C.K.S freshmen to celebrate freshman achievement and to keep retention... Read more »

Voices of feminism: All are welcome.

Voices of feminism: All are welcome.

Mackenzie Manley, News Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Uncategorized

A person may walk into a convenience store and purchase a nude Band-Aid without having to question why the shade “nude” doesn’t match their skin.Others can take a stroll down the street without being plagued by the uneasiness of an unwanted catcalled.   These privileges and more, although often u... Read more »

PODCAST: Author promotes unity amidst heroin crisis

PODCAST: Author promotes unity amidst heroin crisis

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

As the moderator took the stage, he asked members of the audience to raise their hand if they have lost a family member or a friend to heroin addiction.A sea of fingers and palms faced the stage, lingering in silence. Of the 650 seated in Greaves Hall that night, more hands were raised than not.On Apr... Read more »

GALLERY: ENVI flash mob

GALLERY: ENVI flash mob

Iyabo-Mesa Serikali, Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

           

Cracking The Code: Gaming At NKU

Cracking The Code: Gaming At NKU

Emily Osterholz, Assistant Arts & Life Editor
April 12, 2016
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Multimedia

Inspired by the growing video gaming community, this project examines the video game culture at NKU. From game players to designers there is a multitude of involvement across NKU.

GALLERY: Student-run play brings a new kind of love story

GALLERY: Student-run play brings a new kind of love story

Cole Grecco, Reporter
April 12, 2016
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Most people don’t usually get inspired by break ups, but that’s what prompted senior B.F.A acting major Clayton Winstead to take on the challenge of directing the British play, “Cock” by Mike Bartlett.Winstead quickly fell in love with the language of the play and purchased the script a few mon... Read more »

Student artists reveal meaningful work at exhibition

Student artists reveal meaningful work at exhibition

Emily Osterholz, Assistant Arts&Life Editor
April 12, 2016
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Paintings, photographs and five-foot sculptures were displayed on the third floor gallery of the Fine Arts Center. Sixteen graduating seniors spent 13 weeks getting their exhibits ready, perfecting the tiniest of details and presenting a personal message. Part of NKU’s Celebration of Student Resear... Read more »

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