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70 incoming freshmen participated in Summer Spark Academy over the last five weeks.

Summer Spark Academy gives rising freshmen head start

Emily Sisk, News Editor August 11, 2022

70 rising NKU freshmen have spent the last five weeks engrossed in an on-campus college experience. Summer Spark Academy gives students the opportunity to earn college credit, live on campus, engage...

The Becoming a STAR program aims to make the humanities in general education more relevant to students through transformative texts.

NKU awarded grant to revitalize the humanities in gen ed

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor August 11, 2022

Last July Northern Kentucky University received the Cornerstone: Learning for Living grant from the Teagle Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to fund Becoming a STAR, designed to...

Preview to Scenes From Nowhere gallery.

Scenes From Nowhere: Interpreting SOTA’s curious summer art exhibit

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor July 28, 2022

“Scenes From Nowhere,” an art exhibit hosted by the NKU School of the Arts will be running through Aug. 26. It features three gallery sections: Gates of Eden by Mark Albain, Pictorial Redux by Joe...

A speaker takes the floor at the Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee town hall held in the Student Union July 14.

Northern Kentucky town hall on medical cannabis held at NKU

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor July 23, 2022

For over an hour and a half on July 14, the Student Union ballroom resounded with voices and, at times, tears being barely held back. Speakers delivered emotional testimonies about how the lack of legal...

The impacts and implications of overturning Roe v. Wade

The impacts and implications of overturning Roe v. Wade

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor June 24, 2022

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992) in today’s ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, ending 50 years of federal constitutional protection...

Sophomore pitcher Ben Gerl drives down the mound as he delivers a pitch during game one against UIC.

Gerl shines in game one, but Norse falter late in second game of doubleheader vs. UIC

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor May 8, 2022

The NKU baseball team’s performance during their split of a twin-set against the UIC Flames on Saturday evening told the tale of two versions of the Norse over the course of the two games: the first...

President Ashish Vaidya spoke at the Spring Forum on April 27.

President’s Spring Forum: Semester highlights, budget, enrollment and challenges for fall

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor April 28, 2022

At the Spring Forum held April 27 in the Student Union ballroom, President Ashish Vaidya discussed highlights of the Spring 2022 semester, addressed budget and enrollment, and offered a look toward the...

Anna Shelest performed Amy Beachs Dreaming from Four Sketches, Op. 15.

Songs for Ukraine: NKU holds Ukraine Benefit Concert for refugees

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor April 24, 2022

The stage was lit in blue and yellow, colors of the Ukrainian flag. The hall resounded with music and thunderous applause. A benefit concert for Ukrainian refugees was held at Greaves Concert Hall...

The Shelest Piano Duo of Anna and Dmitri will be performing at NKUs benefit concert for Ukrainian refugees.

NKU to hold benefit concert for Ukrainian refugees

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor April 19, 2022

Northern Kentucky University will hold a benefit concert for Ukrainian refugees in the Northern Kentucky-Greater Cincinnati region April 22 in Greaves Concert Hall. Ukrainian alumni Anna Shelest and Dmitri...

How a brush with death shaped an NKU employees religious outlook

How a brush with death shaped an NKU employee’s religious outlook

Haven Wolfe, Assistant News Editor April 16, 2022

A warm summer day. A day spent with loved ones. A swim in a lake. A drive home. A change of pace. A telephone pole. A crash. After the car crashed into the telephone pole, Tina Gaskins, a recently retired...

How NUKE Robotics has navigated their way to success

How NUKE Robotics has navigated their way to success

Lilly Boden, Reporter April 13, 2022

After their previous competition and tournaments at Clemson University, Fairmont State University and Purdue University, the NUKE Robotics team practiced their Robot Skills at the High School and Middle...

Students prepare to march at the end of Take Back the Night.

NKU celebrates the strength of survivors with 2022 Take Back the Night

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor April 8, 2022

Kalimah Johnson’s voice resounded through the University Center 375 ballroom as she recited from Lucille Clifton’s 1993 poem “won’t you celebrate with me,” proudly and powerfully, to a rapt...

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