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Feel the Beat showcases a flurry of dance styles

APB encouraged attendees to support the dancers with the #FeeltheBeatNKU tag on Twitter.
November 20, 2017

Activities Programming Board (APB) highlighted different dance styles with the Feel the Beat showcase on Nov. 9. Ariyana Hardy, director of the Entertainment committee of APB, said the idea came up at...

‘Color of the Leaves’: Student overcomes adversity through playwriting

Isaiah Reaves edited and revised
November 7, 2017

When sophomore Isaiah Reaves first started writing “Color of the Leaves,” he wrote out of hobby; he was completely blind to the impact it would eventually have on his readers. “Color of the Leaves”...

GALLERY: Black Women’s Organization fashion show highlights local talent

October 26, 2017

“Millennial Experience” was the second annual fall fashion show hosted by the Black Women’s Organization, highlighting fashion and designs made by local vendors. Kylie Gray, president of BWO, said...

Henry series production tackles themes of femininity and identity

October 12, 2017

NKU prides itself in being a university that provides students with plenty of experience in their field before they venture out into “the real world” and pursue their career. Tucked away on the first...

Slavery and Freedom: the American Paradox

The award-winning documentary
October 7, 2017

After the on-campus screening of award-winning documentary "Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers" and a 20-minute promo for the unreleased film "All or Nothin'" on Sept. 28,...

VIDEO: Local rappers show off at cypher

September 29, 2017

A chorus of “oohs” erupt from the crowd followed by laughter. Audience members hop to their feet, moved by Mich Tanksley--an NKU student who raps under the name Tooney Lean--who just decimated his...

Highland Heights Farmer’s Market, a stone’s throw from NKU

September 18, 2017

Marvin Barbian of Barbian Farms is one of many that comes out each week to sell his products at Highland Heights Market--part of the Campbell County Farmer's Association--which range from tomatoes, green...

REVIEW: Ubahn Fest brings 2 Chainz, Big Sean under ground

2 Chainz rolled around the stage in a wheelchair after breaking his leg in August.
September 14, 2017

Despite its relatively small size, Ubahn Fest boasted an impressive lineup. 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane have been at the forefront of the Atlanta trap scene that has blown apart the mainstream over the past...

Hispanic Heritage Months kicks off Thursday

Latino Programs and Services will kick-off their annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday, Sept. 14.
September 13, 2017

Northern Kentucky University’s Latino Programs and Services will kick-off their annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday, Sept. 14. This year there are many Latino-inspired...

Improv and energy: Jazz students at NKU

Kayla Upthegrove tinkers on her saxophone.
September 13, 2017

Entering a small recording studio on the third-floor of the SOTA building, Eric Snyder, a third-year musician double majoring in jazz studies and music technology--the latter being a new major offered...

SOTA sticks to the script with fan favorites for fall production season

NKU's School of the Arts fall theatre season opens Sept. 28 with
September 8, 2017

Northern Kentucky University’s School of the Arts will kick off the fall theatre season with the Shakespeare comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Brian Friel’s Tony Award winning “Dancing at...

Board of Regents announce 4 percent tuition increase

The NKU Board of Regents announced a 4 percent tuition increase. Dining, housing and parking fee raises were also approved.
April 28, 2017

The NKU Board of Regents announced Wednesday there will be tuition increases as well as as increased prices in housing, parking and dining. With the increasing fees incoming changes to scholarships and...

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