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PHOTOS: Casting votes and catching Pokemon

PHOTOS: Casting votes and catching Pokemon

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under election2016, Featured Story, News

Kellyn Hoffert didn’t want to drive 50 minutes all the way from NKU to Fairfield, her hometown, by herself. That’s how it started. Pokémon Go To The Polls was organized by Hoffert and Marisa Yerace to help students get to different polling locations while also adding a little more excitement; fin...

Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

Christina A. Cassidy, The Associated Press

November 8, 2016


Filed under election2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump's continued skepticism that the election was on the up and up, few voters who went to the polls Tuesday encountered problems — and even then, most issues involved the usual machine breakdowns and long lines. The run-up to the vote was fraught, with unsupport...

Professor’s passion for politics gives life to presidential debates

Professor’s passion for politics gives life to presidential debates

Tori Lentz, Contributor

November 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, election2016, News

Dr. Steven Weiss knew he probably wouldn’t be able to get a word in edgewise in his next class. The longtime communication studies professor was planning to broach the topic of the most recent presidential debate to his students. If the class never moved beyond that subject— a very likely possibili...

WATCH: NKU 2016 | Presidential Election

WATCH: NKU 2016 | Presidential Election

Alec Reynolds / Kyle Willard / Lexie Vogt, Video Editor / Contributors

November 8, 2016


Filed under election2016, Featured Story, Video

With only hours left in the election, we found a chance to get out on campus and ask students how they felt about this year's presidential election.  Don't forget to vote today! Music provided by http://www.amclassical.com/

Kentucky Senate candidates vow to change Washington

Kentucky Senate candidates vow to change Washington

Staff Report, The Associated Press

November 8, 2016


Filed under election2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates can agree on one thing: Washington is terrible. Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and Democrat Jim Gray assailed the political establishment during the final day of campaigning as both candidates toured the state's major media markets. On Tuesday, officia...

The Latest: Cubans say they prefer Clinton in US election

The Latest: Cubans say they prefer Clinton in US election

Staff Report, The Associated Press

November 8, 2016


Filed under election2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on world reaction to the U.S. election (all times EST): 3 p.m. Few countries have more riding on the U.S. election than Cuba. Republican candidate Donald Trump has promised to reverse Barack Obama's normalization of relations with the communist-run island. Clinton ...

WATCH: Go Vote! 2016

WATCH: Go Vote! 2016

Dean DeRoche / Drew Hendricks / Brad Long, Contributors

November 8, 2016


Filed under election2016, Video

The 2016 Presidential election is nearing its end. This year's election is one of the hardest decisions most Americans will face as voters. Not only do they need to select a candidate, they first need to decide to cast a ballot. We asked NKU students and faculty to tell us why they are voting in this ye...

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