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The Bias Incident Response Team was introduced in a Zoom town hall discussion on Wednesday, April 21.

NKU creates Bias Incident Response Team for more supportive campus

Dung Nguyen, Reporter May 8, 2021

The Office of Inclusive Excellence introduced the Bias Incident Response Team in a public town hall discussion via Zoom on Wednesday, April 21. Based on Northern Kentucky University’s Bias Incident Response...

Vanessa Khong, sophomore integrative studies major, is NOVA’s social media coordinator. She describes her experience with anxiety related to Asian-American discrimination.

NOVA: ‘It Needs to Stop’

Kyle Wade, Reporter April 30, 2021

A virus wasn’t the only thing spreading since the onset of COVID-19 as Asian Americans have recently been experiencing an increase in hate crimes. NOVA, an NKU multicultural organization, is working...

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NKU Social Work professor receives national award

Dung Nguyen, Reporter April 14, 2021

In February, Dr. Suk-hee Kim, associate professor in social work at NKU, received the Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education Community Impact Award for her 2016 Rising Hope for...

NKY Sunrise hosted a virtual town hall on climate justice and racial justice with keynote speakers last night.

NKY Sunrise town hall: Kentucky as a leader in racial, climate justice

Rachel Smith, News Editor April 10, 2021

Last night, NKY Sunrise held a virtual town hall entitled, “Racial Justice and Climate Justice” with two Kentucky state house representatives and SGA president-elect Aliya Cannon as keynote speakers....

Viewers can report immediate and non-immediate concerns to University Police about suspicious activity near the housing rock.

“Watch the Rock” campaign invites campus community to help in 24-hour surveillance

Rachel Smith, News Editor April 8, 2021

Campus community members now have access to a livestream webcam of NKU’s housing rock to report any suspicious activity or concerns, Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Eddie Howard announced in a...

NKU's GearUp hosted a webinar featuring Walter Smith-Randolph and Lynn Walsh as keynote speakers.

NKU’s GEARUP hosts webinar on news consumption, media literacy

Haley Halcomb, Contributor March 31, 2021

Northern Kentucky University hosted an Unblurring Lines Webinar with speakers, Lynn Walsh and Walter Smith-Randolph, on Tuesday, March 30. They talked about expanding information and furthering the education...

SGA to host two town halls on student concerns, input

SGA to host two town halls on student concerns, input

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 30, 2021

The SGA president-elect and vice president-elect, Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat, will join Dr. Eddie Howard, vice president of student affairs, in two virtual town halls that are focused on student concerns...

Former SGA senators El Goebel and Xavier Sullivan discuss their experience in SGA. Goebel described their experience as

Former senators recount their time in SGA: “I felt like I was walking on eggshells”

Rachel Smith and Madison Plank March 29, 2021

Editor’s Note: The Northerner reached out to all SGA senators that resigned for this story. Emily Miller declined to be interviewed. Ronald Delgado and Hannah Miller did not respond to interview requests. Prior...

Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat are the incoming SGA president and vice president for the 2021-2022 year.

Cannon, Roat announced president-elect, VP of 2021-22 SGA

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 25, 2021

Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat were announced as SGA president and vice president for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year with 343 votes. Chief Justice TJ Cleary reported the results in a Facebook live...

Spring commencement update: indoor ceremony, limited guests allowed

Spring commencement update: indoor ceremony, limited guests allowed

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 25, 2021

The spring commencement ceremonies will now be held at the BB&T Arena with limited guests, administrators announced today in a campus-wide email.  The original decision was to host the five graduations...

Four SGA members resign, one calls for President resignation

Four SGA members resign, one calls for President resignation

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 15, 2021

Four SGA members have announced their resignations from the organization, citing the current administration’s conduct as reason for their departure. Chairman Ronald Delgado, Secretary Emily Miller, Senator...

Jackson Coates and Rebecca Noel are running for SGA president and vice president for the upcoming academic year.

Coates, Noel: sustainability, representation, access as SGA president, VP

Madison Plank, News Editor March 13, 2021

Jackson Coates and Rebecca Noel are running for SGA president and vice president for the 2021-2022 academic year. Meet the candidates Jackson Coates is a junior biology major with minors in chemistry...

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