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Players gather around the net in the middle of a game.

The group causing a spike in Spikeball on campus

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor September 27, 2023

There’s a new sport picking up major steam on campus this year. On sunny, warm days this semester, you may notice a group gathered on Griffin Lawn around an ankle-high net on yellow stilts. The group...

Andrews (left) and Baird (right) chatting in the Surplus Property warehouse.

The NKU Office making one department’s trash another’s treasure

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor September 22, 2023

Beside the main entrance of Steely Library on Louie B. Nunn Drive, bordered by tall hedges and freshly landscaped flower beds, is the central loading dock: home to the Surplus Property warehouse.  Within...

All of the show offerings for the 2023-2024 tour season.

SOTA Theatre and Dance goes on tour for the 2023-24 season

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2023

NKU SOTA’s Theatre and Dance department is going on tour throughout different places both on and off campus for their 2023-24 show season.  The decision to go on tour came after long-term structural...

Lost Henry playing at the Ohio Is For Lovers music festival on Sept. 9.

A NKU-formed band hits debut album and first festival gig

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor September 16, 2023

One milestone has come after another for Lost Henry, a Cincinnati-based band composed (mostly) of Northern Kentucky University alums. They played their first festival gig at the Ohio Is For Lovers music...

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Kentucky rapper Jack Harlow announces third “No Place Like Home” tour, NKU is on it

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor August 17, 2023

Louisville-native and hip hop star Jack Harlow just announced his Kentucky-exclusive tour “No Place Like Home,” and NKU’s Truist Arena will host one of its six stops on Nov. 26.  The 25-year-old...

Budds office wall detailing several sustainability project she is working on.

The state of sustainability on campus

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor April 30, 2023

When it comes to sustainability, NKU is doing something right. NKU was named one of 455 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review in March. The Princeton Review is a resource for prospective higher education...

Tips to stay level-headed during final exams.

Students share stress-coping strategies and study tips for finals week

Mohamed Omar, Reporter April 28, 2023

As finals week approaches, students across the country are facing heightened stress and anxiety. However, many students have developed effective strategies for managing their stress and preparing for their...

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How NKU’S college leaders decompress

Evan Bales, Reporter April 24, 2023

Being a leader at any institution comes with a cost. Whether this cost is time dedicated, physical exertion or mental exhaustion, it’s important to have ways to properly handle these costs. For the leaders...

Maria Osbourn showed her senior capstone project at the Environmental Narratives Through Storytelling event.

Earth Week events work to bring hope to students

Autumn Kellerman, Reporter April 22, 2023

As we enter into the spring and summer season, NKU hosted their annual Earth Week celebration.  Earth Week is coordinated annually by NKU’s Sustainability Operations Coordinator Tiffany Budd.  “Earth...

Kinsey Roses new single Speed Of A Broken Heart is set to drop on Friday.

NKU alum and country singer Kinsey Rose drops new single

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor April 19, 2023

Kinsey Rose’s days of tirelessly chasing country music stardom started even before her time at NKU. The Louisville native picked up music around age 10 and played coffee shop and church gigs as a young...

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How a fraternity member is using Greek Life principles to make an impact on campus

Mara Holifield, Contributor April 12, 2023

Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Tadgh Spalding knows how to recruit the most balanced men to create a better campus life for all.  Spalding is a double major in history and secondary education, as well as Sigma...

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