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GALLERY: MLK Candlelight Vigil ignites passion in NKU community

GALLERY: MLK Candlelight Vigil ignites passion in NKU community

Nicole Browning, Assistant Arts & Life editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Students gathered in a circle and held flameless candles while singing “This Little Light of Mine.” They spoke in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday night in the SU lobby. The Candlelight Vigil was held by the African American Programs & Services (AAP&S) and Alpha Phi Alpha;...

What to do on campus this week

What to do on campus this week

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

Wednesday Jan. 11 The National Society of Collegiate Scholars The National Society of Collegiate Scholars will be discussing this year's induction ceremony, selection of chapter officers, and a food drive to raise supplies for Fuel NKU Food Pantry from 6:30-8 p.m. on the fourth floor lobby of Landrum. T...

Student-run film festival to show top independent films

Student-run film festival to show top independent films

Emmett Kresslein, Contributor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

Roll out the pink carpet. NKU students will host the the inaugural Official Impromptu Northern Kentucky Film Festival (or OINK for short) 5 p.m. Tuesday in Griffin Hall’s Digitorium. The film festival will mainly showcase the Tri-State area’s best work in independent film, ranging from narrative, ...

“Full House” child star urges addicts not to stand alone

“Full House” child star urges addicts not to stand alone

Sierra Gibson, Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

Jodie Sweetin shares her battle with addiction on college campuses for a reason. Sweetin, the child star who played Stephanie Tanner from hit show “Full House,” said she struggled the most with addiction when she was in college. Now Sweetin shares her story on college campuses around the countr...

Gallery: ‘Black to the Future’ showcases black culture and fashion

Gallery: ‘Black to the Future’ showcases black culture and fashion

Mackenzie Manley, News Editor

November 2, 2016


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

They were dressed neatly in all black, weaving past one another, their voices tangled in a mix of determination and drive. Black to the Future: Black Fashion and Culture Then and Now was the first large event put on by Black Women’s Organization. Meant to showcase black fashion and culture, Dejah Rowlings, ...

Take a trip to the basement of former nursing home on campus

Take a trip to the basement of former nursing home on campus

Sierra Gibson, Reporter

October 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

NKU’s Callahan Hall, formerly Lakeside Place Nursing Home, is a residence hall with a history. Each year around Halloween, the residence hall is transformed to fit the the legend of the old nursing home.  The legend claims an evil nurse named Millie was murdered in the building by her patients. T...

WCPO to hold interactive election event on campus

WCPO to hold interactive election event on campus

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

Come wearing a red, blue or white T-shirt representing your party and take part in an interactive election event aimed at measuring perspectives on key issues in the upcoming election. In partnership with NKU and the Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, WCPO- 9 On Your Side is hosting an event ...

How NKU celebrates LGBTQ History Month

How NKU celebrates LGBTQ History Month

Aaron Thatcher, Contributor

October 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

The beginning of October marks the start of LGBTQ History Month, a month nationally dedicated to education surrounding historical figures who were members of the LGBTQ community. NKU’s celebrations for the month are extensive, including a Drag Show to benefit the LGBTQ student outreach group Common Ground ...

Career fair acts as a gateway for students

Career fair acts as a gateway for students

Amanda Emerson, Contributor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Students and over 85 employers crowded the Student Union ballroom for two career fairs, Career Connections and Meet the Firms. Students were able to explore internships and co-ops through these fairs, which occurred on Sept. 28, as well as business and accounting related opportunities. Amanda Meeker, a...

It’s On Us campaign encourages NKU to take action

It’s On Us campaign encourages NKU to take action

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life Editor

September 26, 2016


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

The Norse Violence Prevention Center and The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life organized a movement across NKU calling students to make a commitment to create a community where sexual assault is unacceptable.   Since the national launch of the campaign in Sept. 2014 by President Barack Obama...

Fall Fest to showcase student life, organizations

Fall Fest to showcase student life, organizations

Sierra Gibson, Contributor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

With the hundreds of organizations and clubs that can be found on a college campus, it would be nearly impossible to get to learn about all of them. Luckily NKU has Fall Fest, an annual event where students get to interact with the members of the many organizations on campus. Fall Fest will be held ...

Latino Programs and Services celebrates 15 years with Quinceañera

Latino Programs and Services celebrates 15 years with Quinceañera

Amanda Emerson, Contributor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

Students gathered in the Student Union Ballroom for the National Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Reception. “It’s our Quinceañera!” said  Brenda Moran and Denise Fernandez both juniors at NKU. This year marks 15 years that the Latino Programs and Services has been established at the unive...

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