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WATCH- Phi Mu Hosts Charity Spelling Bee

WATCH- Phi Mu Hosts Charity Spelling Bee

December 3, 2018

Phi Mu Sorority hosted an All Greek Spelling Bee on Thursday, November 29th. This even brought together greek chapters for a friendly spelling competition to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

November 30, 2018

NKU Graphic Design BFA students showcase their senior capstone projects for the public to enjoy. Project topics range greatly, from marketing designs to art focused on women empowerment. Students work on these projects all year long to have them displayed in the fine arts gallery on NKU's campus. ...

Sex talk: professor’s research examines sexual communication

Sex talk: professor’s research examines sexual communication

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

November 28, 2018

When a young girl started her period in the sixth grade, no one could explain to her what happened. Her parents didn’t reach out for a discussion. Her grandmother gave her a book that was supposed to answer all questions, but something didn’t seem right. She wanted to talk. She wanted to know. That...

A walk across campus

A walk across campus

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2018

It’s all too easy to look at NKU from afar and assume there’s not a lot going on. The people around you can get lost in the shuffle between classes, part-time jobs and life outside of school. Worse still for any newspaper editor is hearing a frustrated reporter complain that there’s ...

The hectic lives of music students

The hectic lives of music students

Taylor Leach, Reporter

November 26, 2018

Finally, a break. It’s lunch time in the Fine Arts building on a hectic Tuesday afternoon. As students eat, many sit in groups to collaborate on homework while others take a break from school work entirely; some watch videos on their computer while others sit and joke about ensembles, ho...

Climbing club scales new heights

Climbing club scales new heights

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life

November 26, 2018

Tristan Breetz coats his hands in chalk and begins to make his ascent. Grabbing onto each ridge, hold and handle embedded in the wall, he successfully makes his way to the peak and then gracefully drops to the floor. He steps back and takes a breath before beginning another, more difficult climb to the pea...

Dancers at NKU break the mold

Dancers at NKU break the mold

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

November 26, 2018

On the second floor of the Fine Arts Center is a small dance studio with a neon green sign on the door that reads “department of theatre and dance.” The floors are all black, with mirrors and bars on every wall. Another sign above the mirrors says “please do not touch the mirrors” and “no ...

Student harnesses love of teaching in Uganda

Student harnesses love of teaching in Uganda

Caroline Lampke, Contributor

November 26, 2018

Katie Mann spends most of her time loving. More specifically, loving others. She loves her boyfriend, she loves her Kappa Delta sorority sisters, but above all, she loves those in need. After four or more years of developing love for self and others as a Kappa Delta member, most graduates in Decembe...

WATCH- Norse Basketball on the Rise! Part 1

WATCH- Norse Basketball on the Rise! Part 1

November 26, 2018

Men's basketball is on the rise at NKU and over the past few years it has garnered national attention. Student support is an important part of the continued success of the basketball team. Unaffiliated student-run accounts such as Valhalla Vanguard have popped up, creating further buzz on different ...

FUEL NKU to hold Thanksgiving dinner for students

FUEL NKU to hold Thanksgiving dinner for students

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

November 21, 2018

  If you have nowhere to go for a good Thanksgiving dinner, FUEL NKU has you covered.   Dr. Jessica Averitt Taylor, founder of FUEL NKU, said the Thanksgiving dinner tonight is for all students. “...[It’s] also for our students that live on campus. What then are they su...

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

Noël Waltz, Reporter

November 19, 2018

At 9 years old, Kayla Upthegrove received her first saxophone. She immediately joined her parents, who are also musicians, in their basement to play. “I was just playing random notes, just having a ball making noises come out of this instrument,” said Upthegrove. Little did they know that Upthegrove...

At campus pro-life display, opinions split on Roe v. Wade

At campus pro-life display, opinions split on Roe v. Wade

Noelle Horn, Reporter

November 13, 2018

“Life begins when you stand up to Christian fascists” and “I have no right to deny her right” were some of the many signs at the Revolutionary Student Union’s Rally for Roe v. Wade on Thursday. Pro-life group Northern Right to Life showed their annual “Cemetery of the Innocents” disp...

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