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WATCH: Students take stress break at petting zoo

WATCH: Students take stress break at petting zoo

Alana Setty, Contributor
April 20, 2017
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

As the lawn outside the Student Union filled with zoo animals on Tuesday, crowds gathered for a chance to pet the various wildlife brought in by the Activities Programming Board. The animals ranged from farm animals like chickens, goats and rabbits to a kangaroo, camel and a llama. Alecia Siegel, d...

WATCH: Among the students: An administrator immersed in the campus experience.

WATCH: Among the students: An administrator immersed in the campus experience.

Chris Robertson, Contributor
March 17, 2017
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Video

When he first arrived at Callahan Hall, Dr. Dan Nadler said he didn’t know what to expect since he hadn’t lived on a campus in some time. “When you go from a relatively good sized home with a yard and garage, then here you are in a two bedroom, one bath apartment, you wonder, ‘Can I do this? ...

Column: Win or Lose, NKU winners no matter what

Column: Win or Lose, NKU winners no matter what

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Video, Viewpoints

Monday evening during the daily showing of Pardon the Interruption, one of ESPN’s most popular talk shows, hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon were discussing John Calipari's comments about the University of Kentucky’s seeding in the NCAA Tournament. At the beginning of the conversation, Wilbon uttered t...

WATCH: Get ready for the big game: NKU vs. UK

WATCH: Get ready for the big game: NKU vs. UK

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features, Video

A look at the Wildcats Kentucky is currently ranked fifth in the nation by the Associated Press with a 26-5 record in the regular season. The Wildcats won the SEC regular season and postseason championship, beating Arkansas on Sunday to claim their 30th SEC championship. The Wildcats are ranked fift...

WATCH: Allegiances tested for UK fans in Norse Nation

WATCH: Allegiances tested for UK fans in Norse Nation

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features, Video

A simple stroll through the campus of Northern Kentucky University will reveal a wide variety of sports allegiances. While most students wear the apparel of the black and gold of the Norse, a large amount of students also wear the blue and white of the Kentucky Wildcats. Only 75 miles separate the sch...

WATCH | NKU students talk Oscars

WATCH | NKU students talk Oscars

Christopher Decker, Gil Brummett, Matt Krimmer, Sports Editor and Contributors
February 25, 2017
Filed under Featured Story, Opinions, Video

With the 89th Annual Oscars right around the corner, we find out what NKU thinks about the ceremony, their favorite movies, and what they’re excited for in 2017.

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...

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