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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...

Get the ball rolling: Zorbing tournament

Get the ball rolling: Zorbing tournament

Sierra Gibson, Contributor

September 15, 2016


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

With a combination of sumo wrestling and soccer, Zorb Ball brings a whole new meaning to get the ball rolling. Players are surrounded by a giant bubble and encouraged to bounce into each other as they fight for possession of the ball. The Activities Programming Board is hosting this Zorb Ball event on Saturd...

GALLERY: Sororities welcome new sisters home

GALLERY: Sororities welcome new sisters home

Madison Borland, Contributor

September 14, 2016


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

The women sat in rows silently and clutched the envelopes in their clammy palms. Shoes tapped lightly on the ground and some clutched the ends of their hair in a nervous fashion. The envelopes they held so tightly held the note that would invite them to join their new sisterhoods. Hundreds of women g...

Celebrating progress: Final beam laid for Health Innovation Center

Celebrating progress: Final beam laid for Health Innovation Center

Hannah Hagedorn, Contributor

September 8, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

A long, steel, bright yellow beam sat before the NKU campus community. Signatures from students, faculty and staff were scribbled over the yellow paint before the beam was lifted atop the structure that will be the Health Innovation Center. The campus community came out on Thursday to celebrate the NKU Health Inno...

Student journalist conference at NKU Friday

Student journalist conference at NKU Friday

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

September 8, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

Student journalists from across the state of Kentucky will gather at Northern Kentucky University on Friday for the Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association. NKU students are encouraged to attend the event, which runs from 9:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday in Griffin Hall. Registration will be at 9:1...

MASO Conference celebrates African culture

MASO Conference celebrates African culture

Cole Grecco, Asst. Arts & Life Editor

September 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Memory Ntakirutimana said she has felt lost before being an African American in a nation with very different beauty standards. The junior radiologic sciences major and vice president of NKU’s African Student Union wanted to bring these issues to the surface.   “We get...

GALLERY: Move-in day kicks off Welcome Week

GALLERY: Move-in day kicks off Welcome Week

Alec Reynolds, Video Editor

August 18, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

Traffic was backed up as far as the eye could see Thursday afternoon as students, parents and volunteers transported totes and furniture into the university's housing facilities. Move-in day marks the start of Welcome Week, which was also celebrated Thursday afternoon with a picnic in the Student U...

Everything you need to know about Pokemon GO at NKU

Everything you need to know about Pokemon GO at NKU

Emily Osterholz, Arts and Life Editor

July 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Pokemon trainers ventured to NKU Tuesday night to collect as many Pokemon as possible and battle their competitors with one mission in mind: to be the very best. “Pokemon Go,” the popular app which reached 15 million downloads, uses a smartphone’s GPS and camera to create a map of the user’s surrounding location. NKU has become a hub for Pokemon players, as campus is cr...

GALLERY: Ahadi Celebration NKU ROCKS

GALLERY: Ahadi Celebration NKU ROCKS

Iyabo-Mesa Serikali, Reporter

April 29, 2016


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

NKU R.O.C.K.S freshmen stand in applause having made it through their first year of college on April 26.African American Programs and Services held their annual Ahadi celebration--Ahadi meaning “with great promise”-- for NKU R.O.C.K.S freshmen to celebrate freshman achievement and to keep retention...

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