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Beyond butterflies: prof says public speaking gives students a leg up

Beyond butterflies: prof says public speaking gives students a leg up

Natalie Hamren, Asst. News Editor

April 12, 2018


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

“In anything that you’re trying to move up in, the better public speaker you are, the better your edge on everyone else because not everyone can speak in public, feel comfortable with it and want to do it,” says NKU public speaking professor Karen Slawter.

Pride Week Open Mic helps student artists make their voices heard

Pride Week Open Mic helps student artists make their voices heard

Kane Mitten, Reporter

April 8, 2018


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

Nearly every seat available in the Student Union multi-purpose room was filled Tuesday night as students, parents, and friends came to support the lineup of artists and poets at the 5th annual NKU Open Mic Night—part of the campus’ yearly Pride Week. Birdy, a trans student at NKU, gave a moving...

Student-organized walk raises money for suicide awareness

Student-organized walk raises money for suicide awareness

Kyra McClendon, Reporter

April 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

According to Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America for all ages. Over 38,000 Americans die from suicide each year, which equates to one every 12 minutes. Twenty to 25 percent of Americans ages 18 and older are affected by depression. University police ...

International Student Union dinner rolls out the red carpet

International Student Union dinner rolls out the red carpet

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

April 4, 2018


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

On April 7th, International Student Union (ISU) and ISSS will host their annual International Dinner and Talent Show to represent and engage a rich diversity of NKU students from over 50 countries with domestic students, faculty, and staff. This year’s theme is the ‘A Night at the Golden Globes’....

‘Let Our Loss Be Heard’: Dance 18 piece examines race and American history.

‘Let Our Loss Be Heard’: Dance 18 piece examines race and American history.

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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

The notion that art can express ideas, concepts and emotions seemingly impossible to grasp conversationally is nothing new, but the truth of the cliché struck souls in one of Dance 18’s feature pieces, Let Our Loss be Heard.

WATCH: FUEL NKU Hosts a Monthly Food Drive

WATCH: FUEL NKU Hosts a Monthly Food Drive

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

The last Wednesday of each month, Fuel NKU sponsors a produce stand in the Student Union to offer free, fresh produce to students on a budget.  In addition to the produce stand, you can shop in Fuel NKU's campus food pantry, located on the first floor of the University Center.  Offering a variety...

GALLERY: NKU’s 5th Annual Pride March

GALLERY: NKU’s 5th Annual Pride March

Jude Noel and Emerson Swoger

April 2, 2018


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

  Students took to the Student Union Plaza this morning to attend NKU's 5th Annual Pride March, which officially kicked off Pride Week, organized by LGBTQ Programs and Services. The march started at 11:50 a.m. and ended back at the Student Union, where attendees were invited to a resource ...

Your Guide to NKU Pride Week

Your Guide to NKU Pride Week

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Following a drag show held in the Student Union ballroom Friday night, NKU’s 5th annual LGBTQ Pride Week begins with its annual Pride March on Monday morning at 11:50 a.m. in the SU plaza. The march, organized by LGBTQ Programs and Services, will be immediately followed by a resource fair and a cla...

Meet NKU’s ‘Wise Women’: NVP initiative sheds light on key campus figures

Meet NKU’s ‘Wise Women’: NVP initiative sheds light on key campus figures

Maria Dossett, Social Media Editor

March 27, 2018


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

When the time came to begin planning events to celebrate Women’s History Month, director of the Norse Violence Prevention Center (NVP) Gabby Dralle found herself spending time in reflection. With the Time’s Up and #MeToo movement in full force, she took notice of present events and looked back on the transformative moments of her own life.

REVIEW: Lil Yachty – Lil Boat 2

REVIEW: Lil Yachty – Lil Boat 2

Kayla Lumpkins, Reviewer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Reviews

Dropping his sophomore album Lil Boat 2 on the anniversary of his debut project, Lil Boat, Atlanta’s Lil Yachty hopes fans take to his new material better than they did his last album, Teenage Emotions. In an interview with Ebro Darden on Beats1, he discussed how he felt like he let fans down wit...

From portraits of hot dogs to retro typefaces, SOTA student exhibition melds mediums

From portraits of hot dogs to retro typefaces, SOTA student exhibition melds mediums

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

March 22, 2018


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

Spanning two gallery spaces and a wide range of mediums from photography to font-making, SOTA’s annual juried student exhibition—running from March 16-31, features the best of what NKU’s fine arts program has to offer, as determined by juror Sylvia Rombis, president of Cincinnati’s Malton Art Ga...

ISSS workshop gives tax tips to international students

ISSS workshop gives tax tips to international students

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

April 15, 2018 is the due date for all residents and non-residents of the United States to file their federal and state taxes. When it comes to international students, the process might prove to be more challenging due to unfamiliar procedures and the excess of information available online. On March 1...

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