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FAQ about the COVID-19 vaccine

January 18, 2021

The University will distribute vaccinations to the NKU community free of charge in the coming weeks. In order to shed some light on the vaccine and whether one should get it, below are some questions that...

2021 Horoscopes: new year, new intentions

The 12 signs of the zodiac.
January 18, 2021

New year’s resolutions are hard to keep up with—a lot of pressure to do things, take out certain parts of your life, etc. However, with new intentions, it’s easier and gives you a broader place to...

2020 Editor Albums of the Year

2020 Editor Albums of the Year
December 11, 2020

This year was long. This year was unprecedented and unforeseen. Music wasn't only a companion for us this year, it allowed us to fantasize about going outside or dancing in our cars or soundtracks for...

2020-21 WBB: New faces with new goals

2020-21 WBB: New faces with new goals
Get to know the new WBB players
November 29, 2020

With the return of many familiar faces on the Northern Kentucky University Women’s Basketball team roster, there are five new players that you need to know for this 2020-21 season.  Lindsey Duvall...

What’s coming to streaming: December

(Left) Chilling Adventures of Sabrina on Netflix, (Top) The Lord of the Rings on Hulu, (Bottom) The Bernie Mac Show on Prime Video
November 29, 2020

Netflix: 50 First Dates, Peter Segal, 2004, (12/1) The Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore romantic comedy that you want to relive 50 times over is finally hitting Netflix and Hulu on Dec. 1. The film...

2020-21 MBB Preview: Get to know the newcomers

Jake Evans
The men's team has seven newcomers
November 29, 2020

The Norse have several newcomers joining the team for the 2020-21 season. Read about why they chose NKU, as well as interesting facts that fans may not know as the season tips off. Jake Evans Evans...

Horoscopes going into the holiday season, finals week

The 12 signs of the zodiac.
November 22, 2020

The stars are here to tell you how to prepare for the looming finals week and your holiday season. After a stressful Mars and Mercury retrograde period, everyone is likely feeling a new shift of motivation,...

Dr. Ande Durojaiye announced as Interim Provost

Dr. Ande Durojaiye named Interim Provost. Durojaiye has served three years on NKU's administrative staff.
November 20, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced Dr. Ande Durojaiye will serve as the Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs starting  Jan. 1, 2021. The decision came after Bonita Brown...

NKU esports athletes discuss their success in inaugural season

A screengrab from the game Rocket League.
NKU esports team had undefeated regular season in first season of Rocket League
November 15, 2020

With the cancelation of fall sports at NKU due to the COVID-19 pandemic, activity regarding sports on campus has been relatively quiet throughout the 2020 fall semester. There is, however, one sports organization...

International students discuss plans for Thanksgiving, winter break

Flags hang in the Student Union.
November 15, 2020

International students at NKU are facing a unique situation as classes move online until the end of the semester and COVID-19 cases rise around the globe. “Since it started during the summer, there...

VIDEO: How HSA is prevailing through a pandemic

November 15, 2020

Admist COVID-19, many organizations on campus have had to change how they normally function. HSA, the Honors Student Organization, is no exception to that.

ECOS Focuses On Staying ‘Green’ During Dark Times

ECOS Focuses On Staying 'Green' During Dark Times
November 15, 2020

NKU’s Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students (ECOS) has continued to spread environmental awareness despite the COVID-19 pandemic. ECOS members and faculty discussed how the pandemic has...

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