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Coronavirus, race discussed at faculty panel

The bike share rack outside Starbucks.
June 26, 2020

In a panel led by Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Darryl Peal, NKU faculty and administration talked about coronavirus, racism and future steps for improvement. Coronavirus related issues The...

Loch Norse Magazine hosts digital open mic night

Loch Norse in front of the Haile/US Bank College of Business.
Students and faculty celebrated graduating seniors' work during the final event of the semester
April 18, 2020

Open mic nights usually conjure up images of quaint coffee shops, crowded with literature students and professors snapping their fingers after each brave soul dramatically reads a piece of their own poetry...

Virtual ‘Take Back The Night’ focuses on sexual assault survivors during COVID-19

Virtual 'Take Back The Night' focuses on sexual assault survivors during COVID-19
The annual event is hosted by Norse Violence Prevention
April 16, 2020

A group of women dressed in black sheets armed with brooms marched across the University of Southern Florida’s campus in 1973. Just a few years prior in Belgium and England, women staged protests against...

How NKU is celebrating Pride Week digitally

Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.
Several of NKU’s annual events will be online
April 13, 2020

Even though campus is closed, NKU’s Office of LGBTQ+ Programs and Services is still finding ways to celebrate Pride Week digitally with a series of online events.  The director of LGBTQ+ Programs...

SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure

SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure
March 28, 2020

In the midst of social distancing, SOTA faculty and staff began brainstorming ways to encourage others to stay creative. In addition to virtual open mics and virtual coffee hours, SOTA Stream, an ongoing...

ISU hosts digital “Netflix and Chill” watch party

Illustration of the coronavirus.
NKU’s International Student Union promotes social connection amidst isolation
March 20, 2020

After being told to socially isolate, many people’s first thought is booting up Netflix. But NKU’s International Student Union doesn’t want to lose community connection for those who may be suffering...

Students and faculty discuss importance of Black History Month

Students and faculty discuss importance of Black History Month
A panel discussed the celebration of BHM on a predominantly white campus
February 28, 2020
NKU R.O.C.K.S. and the Diversity Committee in the History and Geography Department held an event on Thursday to discuss the importance of Black History Month on NKU’s campus, which is predominantly white.

Aspiring Jedis train in the Health Innovation Center

The Jedi Training fitness class is one of several "Geek Your Health" events on campus
February 26, 2020
Around 30 people attended Jedi Training Tuesday night in the Campus Recreation Center, which combined a Pilates workout with glowing lightsabers from the 'Star Wars' series.

‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ sets sail in the Corbett Theatre

The sailors of HMS Pinafore gather around their captain in a number.
The legendary comic opera comes to NKU for the first time
February 19, 2020

Dancing, comedy and forbidden love can be found on the H.M.S. Pinafore, which drops anchor in the Corbett Theatre on Feb. 21.  “H.M.S. Pinafore” is an operetta written by Arthur Sullivan and...

SOTA’s ‘Buried Child’ reflects on death of American life

SOTA’s ‘Buried Child’ reflects on death of American life
The Pulitzer Prize winning play heads to the Stauss Theatre
February 19, 2020

“Buried Child,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning three-act play that reflects on the death of the American dream, is the oddest play of the season, according to junior BFA acting major Trevor Browning. “It’s...

Students show their skills at Homecoming Talent Show

Students show their skills at Homecoming Talent Show
Students competed for a $100 prize Wednesday night in the SU ballroom
February 6, 2020
The SU ballroom was packed Wednesday night for the annual homecoming talent show. Students from all organizations came to support their favorite performer as they competed for the chance to take home the grand prize of $100 on their All Card.

Former Miss USA speaks at BHM celebration

Deshauna Barber listens to an audience question.
Deshauna Barber spoke to students and faculty in the Student Union
February 5, 2020
Deshauna Barber, the 2016 Miss USA, took the stage in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday night as part of NKU’s ongoing Black History Month celebration.
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