The Northerner

What you missed at SGA: residence hall name suggestions, spring semester plans

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 21, 2020

SGA and faculty administrators discussed what spring semester will look like and how to submit name suggestions for the new residence hall at this afternoon’s meeting.  President Vaidya: pension, financial updates, spring semester plans President Ashish Vaidya visited SGA to discuss forthcoming news about f...

Students, professor discuss upcoming election, voter registration

Students have until Oct. 5 to register to vote in the 2020 General Election.

Madison Plank, Contributor

September 21, 2020

The 2020 General Election is quickly approaching, and time to register to vote is running out. How do NKU students and staff feel about voting, and do they think it makes much of a difference? Sophomore Lauren Pennell is registered to vote and plans on voting in the upcoming election. “I think vo...

NKU to require new mandatory sexual assault prevention training

NKU's Office of Title IX.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 17, 2020

All students must complete the new mandatory online training in sexual assault prevention by Oct. 16 in order to register for spring classes, according to NKU administrators in a recent campus-wide email.  Students will soon receive an email from an outside firm named EverFi that will provide instructi...

NKU begins first Virtual Study Abroad Week

The International Student & Scholar Services Education Abroad office in University Center room 330.

Dung Nguyen, Contributor

September 16, 2020

NKU’s first Virtual Study Abroad Week started Monday and provided information about abroad education programs. The event goes until Friday, Sep. 18, and consists mainly of Zoom sessions hosted by the Office of Education Abroad and affiliates.  Students interested in studying abroad in Japan, Korea, Germany ...

Board of Regents announce new elected officials

Andrá Ward has been elected chairman of NKU's Board of Regents. Ward will serve a one-year term in the position.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 15, 2020

Three members of the Board of Regents were elected into new positions, including the chairman of the board, during their Sept. 9 meeting, according to a recent news release by the NKU administration.  The 11-member board unanimously elected Andrá Ward as chairman, Normand Desmarais as vice chairman an...

What you missed at SGA: fall commencement plans, new members

Seven NKU students were sworn in as new SGA senators. From right to left: Mia Potter, Landon Meador, Karla Arango, James

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 14, 2020

SGA members and faculty discussed plans for fall commencement and what spring semester will look like at the meeting on Monday. A dozen new members were also sworn in at the meeting and expressed how they will use their platform. Fall commencement, spring semester plans “Our goal is to do so...

What you missed at SGA Aug. 31

What you missed at SGA Aug. 31

Rachel Smith, News Editor

August 31, 2020

SGA discussed upcoming events, freshman elections and student suggestions for the coronavirus response team at Monday’s meeting.  No resolutions were passed because SGA did not have enough members to form a quorum, which is the minimum number of members present at a meeting to make the proceed...

Video and sports projects receive NKU grants

NKU's Informatics+ supports innovative research that connects students to regional and global initiatives and leverage information's power. (Provided by NKU)

Rachel Smith, News Editor

August 27, 2020

Student-driven video and sports projects have received grant funding through NKU’s Informatics+ center, officials announced via email today. The projects, Science Around Cincy and the Know Rivalry Project, were funded to connect students with regional initiatives and provide them with real-world lea...

SGA: freshman elections, health and safety guidelines

NKU student union.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

August 24, 2020

SGA discussed recruitment, social media protocols and health guidelines in a brief meeting on Monday.  SGA did not meet quorum, which is the minimum number of members that must be present at a meeting to make the proceedings valid, at the meeting in order to proceed further with any resolutions, ...

‘It’s all about trying to adapt’: professors prepare for the unknown this semester

Assistant Professor Brian Carlson goes over a mock pipette demonstration with the class.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

August 21, 2020

While NKU has mostly transitioned to an online format this semester, some knowledge can’t be learned through a computer screen. As some students return for in-person classes, professors are preparing for the unknown with tiny printing presses, tidy pipettors and tenacious persistence.  According to ...

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