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St. Baldrick’s event allows students to shave heads and save lives

St. Baldrick’s event allows students to shave heads and save lives

Haley Millay, Contributor

April 26, 2019

Students shaved their heads as part of the annual spring philanthropy event for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation put on by Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity in the Student Union on Friday. St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that, according to its website, works “closely with leading...

GALLERY: Students celebrate at annual Gayla

GALLERY: Students celebrate at annual Gayla

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 22, 2019

NKU’s Rainbow Underground hosted its annual Gayla Friday night in the University Center ballroom, welcoming students from the campus and surrounding high schools to have a second chance at prom. Adrian Whittamore, president of Rainbow Underground, said he didn’t get to go to prom in high ...

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 17, 2019

Students, friends and significant others gathered to hear NKU students share their stories at the 6th annual Open Mic Night in the Student Union multipurpose room, as part of the annual Pride Week.

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 17, 2019

NKU’s sixth Annual Pride March officially kicked off Pride Week this Monday.

Ted Bundy biopic shot at NKU releases on Netflix May 3

Ted Bundy biopic shot at NKU releases on Netflix May 3

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 4, 2019

The new film, starring Zac Efron, has several scenes shot on NKU's campus.

“Initiative” brings Kentucky playwright’s career full circle

“Initiative” brings Kentucky playwright’s career full circle

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 3, 2019

Initiative, opening Thursday at Y.E.S. Fest, centers around a man's cancer diagnosis and his love for tabletop gaming.

‘Fast Young Beautiful’ will tear you apart at Y.E.S. Fest 2019

‘Fast Young Beautiful’ will tear you apart at Y.E.S. Fest 2019

Billy Keeney and Kane Mitten

April 3, 2019

Fast Young Beautiful, opening Wednesday at Y.E.S. Fest, is an ode to classic cinema.

“Black Boy In Pink” deals with sexuality, race

“Black Boy In Pink” deals with sexuality, race

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 3, 2019

The Black Boy In Pink, opening Friday at Y.E.S. Fest, was written by NKU student Isaiah Reaves.

Toby Keith will headline BB&T Arena show

Toby Keith will headline BB&T Arena show

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2019

Billboard’s Country Artist of the Decade is stopping by BB&T Arena for his "That's Country Bro!" tour.

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

March 30, 2019

Family, friends, colleagues and students welcomed in the sixth president of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Ashish Vaidya on Friday during his official installation. Vaidya assumed the role as president on July 1, 2018, but was formally recognized during the installation. Vaidya thanked everyon...

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Dan Griffin was in seventh grade home economics class when he first realized he wanted to become a news reporter. He remembers learning how to sew pillows when a teacher burst into his classroom, tears streaming down her face. She told the teacher at the front of the room to switch on the TV. On ...

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019

“StepUp! End Power-Based Violence” invited all men and women on campus to walk a mile around campus this past Wednesday to raise awareness for sexual assault, gender-violence, intolerance and gender-inequality.

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