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Taylor Musgroves self portrait for the @nkusocial Instagram account.

SOTA artist discusses recent projects

Kiley Steiner , Contributor April 18, 2021

Noelle Stevenson. Mel Springer. These names may not be familiar to some, but for Senior Visual Communication Design (VCD) Major Taylor Musgrove they serve as inspiration for her own artwork.  Musgrove...

ART 317 student Kaila Hicks brings greenery inside to practice studio photography.

NKUsocial Instagram serves as unique place for student artists to share work

Kiley Steiner , Contributor April 18, 2021

Assistant Professor of Photography Rachael Banks has created a unique space for the students at Northern Kentucky University who take her ART 317 class: Web and Social Media for Artists to share their...

Norse Violence Prevention Center hosts Take Back The Night

Norse Violence Prevention Center hosts ‘Take Back The Night’

Autumn A. Howard, Reporter April 14, 2021

The Norse Violence Prevention Center (NVPC) Peer Ambassadors hosted a two-part “Take Back The Night” event Tuesday evening. About 20 people virtually attended the first part of the event that featured...

How has the pandemic affected healthy eating and wellness?

Autumn A. Howard, Reporter April 14, 2021

Lyndsay Barto, a registered dietician for Realize Wellbeing, occasionally helps Northern Kentucky University’s (NKU) Director of University Wellness, Kim Baker with assisting faculty and staff on...

Students reflect on how the pandemic has impacted their religion

Students reflect on how the pandemic has impacted their religion

Peyton Duncan, Contributor March 29, 2021

Quarantine has been in effect for a year now. A year full of moments, all heart-breaking and scary and sometimes even beautiful. For some, this year has also encouraged a moment of religious reflection....

New student organizations in a pandemic: Mattingly Brothers Garage

New student organizations in a pandemic: Mattingly Brothers Garage

Noah Schuler, Contributor March 29, 2021

This past year has made proper social engagement difficult for many students. Without the ability to gather in person,  Student organizations have had to adapt and adjust their activities to fit the...

SOTA hosts Interconnected Lecture Series event with Maurice Woods

SOTA hosts Interconnected Lecture Series event with Maurice Woods

Braden White, Contributor February 26, 2021

Thursday evening, Microsoft Principal Design Lead, Executive Director and Founder of The Inneract Project Maurice Woods spoke in the first event this semester of the Interconnected Lecture Series hosted...

New student organization aims to take action against discrimination on campus

Braden White , Contributor February 22, 2021

After protests sparked across the country last summer calling for racial justice, five students within NKU’s English department agreed that there needed to be a statement not only on behalf of the...

Bonita Brown (top left) and Carlous Yates (top right) introduce Dr. Angela Davis.

Activist Dr. Angela Davis spoke with the NKU community for Black History Month

Alyssa Weber, Arts and Life Editor February 17, 2021

Tuesday evening, over 500 students, faculty, staff and members of the community tuned in virtually to hear educator and activist Dr. Angela Davis share her experiences and advice as this year’s Black...

Photo of Daryl Harris

SOTA hosts virtual allyship and equity of LGBTQ+ artist event

Autumn A. Howard, Contributor November 19, 2020

On Wednesday, the School of the Arts hosted its fourth event as part of a summit series in which social issues of the art industry have been discussed by guest speakers within the field. This event in...

Portrait of Maria Combs

Q&A: Students discuss online learning during a pandemic

Haley Millay, Assistant Arts & Life Editor October 8, 2020

NKU implemented a hybrid-learning environment this semester due to COVID-19 concerns and guidelines and while students say that comes with a fair share of advantages, students believe there are far more...

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