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Dr. Proctor stands in front of the Student Union, which is named after one of his dearest friends, former NKU President James Votruba.

Dr. Proctor leaving, but will always love NKU

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2016

His classes always started the same. A jump followed by hands held in the air.  "Now is the time when all cell phones go off, all communication with the external world ceases and at the drop of my...

NKU participating in Drug Take-back Day

NKU participating in Drug Take-back Day

Leonard Ivey, Reporter April 27, 2016

NKU’s Responsible Education About Life Peer Educators are accepting any unwanted or expired prescription pills and patches this Thursday in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency’s semi-annual...

Hathal Alroqi is from Saudi Arabia and is studying at NKU through the King Abdullah Scholarship Program. He is one of the last students that will attend NKU through the program.

Saudi student population set to vanish

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2016

When students begin rolling back onto campus in the fall, there is one minority group that will be significantly lacking in number. Formerly able to study anywhere in the world courtesy of a government...

This slide from President Geoffrey Mearns presentation shows how much tuition would increase at different percentage rates.

Budget to cause tuition increases

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2016

Retention rates, tuition increases and budget cuts were all key topics in NKU President Geoffrey Mearns’ Annual Budget Report on April 18. While Mearns was excited to announce that there will be...

Spring Vocal Jazz Concert

Cole Grecco, Reporter April 13, 2016

Two semesters of work were capped off Tuesday night in front of a crowd of about 50 students, parents and jazz fans, at the York Street Cafe in Newport, Kentucky for NKU’s Spring Vocal Jazz Concert. The...

Nathan Garbig discusses his poster at the Celebration Festival with Zach Hart, co-chair of the event.

Navigating the PR Cultural Terrains

Molly Patrick, Reporter April 13, 2016

Nathan Garbig interned in Germany this past summer at a PR firm. While he was there he conducted research on how business in Germany is very structured and much more hierarchical.  Garbig said Germany...

The 27 Club

Ally Jasper, Contributor April 13, 2016

The 27 Club refers to a group of famous musicians who lived a very short life, ending at age 27. Ellen Yates, senior business major became very interested in the subject after her Humanity and the Imagination...

Students analyze PCB-treated mice

Cole Grecco, Reporter April 13, 2016

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), pollutants that are found in the human food supply, have been known to cause health concerns in humans, such as cancer and learning deficits.   Two NKU students...

Do celebrities effect what you buy?

Chris Decker, Assistant Sports Editor April 13, 2016

A study on the effects of celebrity endorsements on consumers was on display in the student union for the Celebration of Student Creativity and Research.The study done by students Doug Carson, Taylor Weaver,...

GALLERY: Dance Troupe takes over Strauss Theatre

GALLERY: Dance Troupe takes over Strauss Theatre

Matt Gahris, Contributor April 13, 2016

The Dance Tour Troupe blended a variety of dance styles in a performance in the Fine Arts Center’s Stauss Theater on April 12 as part of NKU’s Celebration of Research and Creativity. “We do...

Finding satisfaction and belonging through social media engagement

Mackenzie Manley, News Editor April 13, 2016

As state funding for public colleges continues to decline not only locally, but across the United States, tuition costs continue to rise colleges can struggle to connect with students. The research...

Students stop by Alpha Phi Omegas booth in the Student Union to get rid of their insecurities. The project, Trash Your Insecurities, was aimed at helping people to better their self-empowerment.

VIDEO: Setting insecurities ablaze

Sarah Clark, Reporter March 19, 2016

Alpha Phi Omega is embracing spring and encouraging all students on campus to adopt the new season with a new beginning and a new self-image.   Trash Your Insecurities was a program on campus this...

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