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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...

PODCAST: Author promotes unity amidst heroin crisis

PODCAST: Author promotes unity amidst heroin crisis

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

April 19, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

As the moderator took the stage, he asked members of the audience to raise their hand if they have lost a family member or a friend to heroin addiction.A sea of fingers and palms faced the stage, lingering in silence. Of the 650 seated in Greaves Hall that night, more hands were raised than not.On Apr...

GALLERY: ENVI flash mob

GALLERY: ENVI flash mob

Iyabo-Mesa Serikali, Reporter

April 13, 2016


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Another year of ‘Celebration’ at NKU

Another year of ‘Celebration’ at NKU

Ally Jasper, Contributor

April 11, 2016


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

Departments of all disciplines from across the university came together to celebrate students’ research and creativity over the last year.Between April 11 and April 15, students across the campus used their talents to display their achievements in the annual Celebration of Research and Creativity Festival....

GALLERY: Common Ground’s spring 2016 benefit drag show: Queer Factor

GALLERY: Common Ground’s spring 2016 benefit drag show: Queer Factor

Kelsey Bungenstock, Engagement editor

April 9, 2016


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

  Former drag performer Crystyle Starr, who hosted Saturday's NKU drag show, addressed the crowd in the Student Union ballroom before her next performance. "Let me get the emotional part of my show out of the way," Starr said. "Life is too short to be anything but yourself." Co-hostess Mirelle Jane Divine dra...

Colours of Pride hosts discussion on diversity in LGBTQ community

Seth Thomas, Contributor

April 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

Members of the NKU support group Colours of Pride held a panel and group discussion on issues regarding minorities within the LGBTQ community as part of Norse Pride Week.On Wednesday afternoon, Colours of Pride, a student initiated, collaborative effort to support & improve campus climate for LGBTQ...

Taking the stage at Pride Week’s open-mic night

Cole Grecco, Writer

April 9, 2016


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

Rae Loftis stands at the mic, clutching papers in her hand.  Loftis begins reading her poem, it’s her most recent piece, “Smile Big.”Throughout the poem Loftis discusses the experiences she and other women have had through strangers cat-calling or approaching them because of a smile.NKU’s Office of LGBTQ ...

Jim Obergefell keynotes NKU Pride Week: No, we’re not equal, the fight isn’t over

Jim Obergefell keynotes NKU Pride Week: No, we’re not equal, the fight isn’t over

Leonard Ivey, Contributor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

The lead plaintiff from the landmark Supreme Court case that guaranteed same-sex couples the right to marriage visited NKU on Tuesday to discuss how he got involved in what he calls “accidental activism” and what’s next for the LGBTQ community.Jim Obergefell unwittingly became involved in gay ri...

Dear World: Connecting students with stories

Dear World: Connecting students with stories

Nicole Browning, Contributor

April 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

When Katie Greenman, lead speaker at the event and team member of the “Dear World” project asked the audience who would want to be a part of Morgan Bell’s family, every hand in the room went up.“I feel as though I have been searching for a family, and I don’t think I have truly found that beca...

BREAKING: Weber, Wilshire win SGA presidential election

BREAKING: Weber, Wilshire win SGA presidential election

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus Events

With five slates running for the Student Government Association president and vice president positions, Will Weber and Ellen Wilshire came out on top, receiving a total of 291 votes from the student body. A group of 30 students cheered as Chief Justice Joey Smith declared the pair winners of the 20...

Retention, representation hot topics at SGA presidential debate

Retention, representation hot topics at SGA presidential debate

Andrea Carter, Copy Editor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

The prevailing topics of the Student Government Association presidential debate were retention rates among minority students and the alleged underfunding of minority organizations such as fraternities and sororities under the National Pan-Hellenic Council.The debate, which was held on March 29 in the...

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