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Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Madison Plank

Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Madison Plank

Madison Plank, Managing Editor May 6, 2022

I transferred to NKU the second semester of my freshman year where I had already been an elementary education major and then came into NKU as a computer information technology major. I thought being a...

A look into NKU student diversity, initiatives, more

Madison Plank, Managing Editor May 5, 2022

A quick glimpse into diversity statistics for the 2021-22 academic year at Northern Kentucky University shows that the majority of students (undergraduate, graduate and law) that attend are white.  Social...

Cabrera (Left) who is running for SGA president and Romo (Right) who is running for VP.

Cabrera, Romo: serving the student body through excellence, truth and service as SGA president and VP

Madison Plank, Managing Editor March 27, 2022

Junior criminal justice major with a minor in psychology Brittney Cabrera and junior construction management major Jacky Romo are running for SGA president and vice president for the 2022-23 academic year. Who...

Gentry (Left) who is running for SGA VP and Myers (Right) who is running for president.

Myers, Gentry: knowledge, inclusion and culture as SGA president and VP

Haven Wolfe, Assistant News Editor March 27, 2022

Daniel Myers and Jaelynn “Jae” Gentry have announced their candidacy for SGA president and vice president for the 2022-23 academic year.  Meet the candidates Myers is a junior with a double...

James Jimmy Renton, sophomore music education major with a minor in Honors and Mohamed Omar, journalism major and pre-law minor.

Mohamed Omar and Jimmy Renton withdraw from SGA presidential election

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor March 27, 2022

Mohamed Omar and Jimmy Renton announced that they are no longer running to be SGA president and vice president Sunday evening in a video on the slate’s Instagram account. “This was a very difficult...

The audience of the debate with questions for the three slates of candidates in the Student Unions Student Governance Room on Monday evening.

2022 SGA Presidential Debate: diversity, sustainability, mental health, more

Madison Plank, Mildred Nguyen, and Braden White March 21, 2022

The Northerner hosted the 2022 SGA Presidential Debate Monday night in the Student Union’s Student Governance Room, on Zoom and on Facebook Live. Three candidate slates – Brittney Cabrera and running...

Homecoming banners hanging in the SU from various campus organizations.

Homecoming 2022: a nearly two-month event you don’t want to miss out on

Madison Plank, Managing Editor February 3, 2022

Homecoming kicked off last Friday at Northern Kentucky University and will look a little different this year than in years past, where a series of events and activities will take place until March 26 to...

NKU held its third annual Student Success Summit on Jan. 14 via Zoom, where nearly 160 people attended the event.

NKU hosts its third annual Student Success Summit

Madison Plank, Managing Editor January 14, 2022

Northern Kentucky University hosted its third annual Student Success Summit on Friday morning, with nearly 160 participants, including 18 panelists that each spoke about different student and faculty successes,...

Mattingly Brother’s Garage logo.

Mattingly Brothers Garage: A growing organization for art prospects

Madison Plank, Managing Editor January 12, 2022

Mattingly Brothers Garage: Fine Arts Coalition (MBG) is a campus organization that was originally created by the father and uncle of founder, current president and sophomore music education major Henry...

Spring classes delayed by one week in response to increase of positive COVID cases

Spring classes delayed by one week in response to increase of positive COVID cases

Madison Plank, Managing Editor January 4, 2022

NKU President Ashish Vaidya announced Tuesday morning in an email that the start of spring classes are now delayed a week, making the new start date Tuesday, Jan. 18 following Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Much...

SOTA building at NKU.

Finding accessibility throughout SOTA

Lily Taylor, Contributor December 8, 2021

There are currently 617 students registered with the Office of Student Accessibility which is housed on the third floor of the student union. OSA works to accommodate all students with disabilities on...

NKUs Student Union.

SGA passes first resolution of the semester and presents final safety walk report at Monday’s meeting

Madison Plank, Managing Editor December 7, 2021

SGA started off their last meeting of the semester on Monday with Chairperson of University Improvements Jimmy Renton and Vice Chairwoman of University Improvements Lucy Burns giving a reading on the final...

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