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‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter and Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, SGA

The second NKUnity event focused on self-segregation, or the tendency of students to close themselves off to those of different racial and cultural backgrounds.

WATCH- Building and Racing at the NKU Baja Club

WATCH- Building and Racing at the NKU Baja Club

February 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Sports, Video

Have you ever wanted to create your own four wheeler? Then Norse Baja is the place for you! These students combine business with engineering as they design and build a vehicle from start to finish, then enter it into competitions. If you would like to learn more or stop in to see what they are working...

Six@Six lecture series: Art as Rx

Six@Six lecture series: Art as Rx

Mckenzie Eskridge, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Nestled up on the common-area couch in the ceramics building, Charity Rust-Jordan sat down last week to discuss her journey as an art student, how her talents have lent themselves to community outreach and the social benefits of artmaking, all of which led to the Howard Scripps Center for Civic Engage...

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb. 11) with a lineup of sports and entertainment events for  all students, faculty, and staff memb...

WHAT TO DO: study abroad; clown around.

WHAT TO DO: study abroad; clown around.

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

Thursday 2/1 Spring Study Abroad Fair Bitten by the wanderlust bug? Itching for a reprieve from midwestern culture? Looking to broaden your experiential palate? Consider studying abroad! Drop by the Student Union’s second floor lobby to learn more about the many opportunities on campus that let stu...

Six@six unwraps bitter truths about peanut butter cups

Six@six unwraps bitter truths about peanut butter cups

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Have you ever indulged in a Reese’s peanut butter cup? Or maybe eight after a really tough day. Though most of us have tried the popular candy, many haven’t considered its origins. Enter Dr. Kimberly Weir.   The NKU professor of political science will break down the environmental and societal...

‘Willy Wonka’ brings candy-coated musical theater to Carnegie

‘Willy Wonka’ brings candy-coated musical theater to Carnegie

Madison Borland, Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

If you missed “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory” on Broadway, The Carnegie in Covington is hosting the candy-coated production Jan. 18-28.   Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald, the production takes more inspiration from the 1971 film starring Gene WIlder, rather...

Tri-State Band Symposium honors outstanding musicians

Tri-State Band Symposium honors outstanding musicians

Abby Crabill, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Northern Kentucky University will host the 11th annual Tri-State Band Symposium on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-20. The symposium is an experience for outstanding high school musicians from over 165 area and regional high schools in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. The students, selected from a pool of ...

VIDEO | Finding minimalism: a new perspective

VIDEO | Finding minimalism: a new perspective

Alex King, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

Walking into a small dorm room in Northern Terrace sits an empty desk and small closet to the left, which contains clothing items and shoes. Her made bed is pushed against the wall, lined with warm, sparse decor. Erinn’s Sweet room is a reflection of her recently adopted the minimalistic lifestyle, a...

VIDEO | Feel the beat event

VIDEO | Feel the beat event

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

As the NKU Activity Programming Board's Entertainment division's final event for the semester, Feel the Beat was held Thursday night (November 9th) as an opportunity for students to come and show themselves in a more expressive fashion. The...

Pixar designer breathes life into “Coco” in Digitorium

Pixar designer breathes life into “Coco” in Digitorium

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Featured Story

Christian Hoffman, character supervisor at Pixar, shared film clips and concept art for the studio’s latest animated feature “Coco” in the Digitorium on Tuesday.

Peek inside the cyber-security lab: coming Spring 2018

Peek inside the cyber-security lab: coming Spring 2018

Wayne Gates, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

NKU students who plan to enter the battle for cybersecurity when they graduate will have a new place in Griffin Hall to practice their skills against the electronic enemy next Spring.  Budding security professionals will go “keyboard to keyboard” with hackers in the new JRG Cyber Threat Intellige...

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