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NKU MBB game postponed due to positive COVID-19 test

NKU is pausing basketball activities until further notice.
Norse were scheduled to play at Chattanooga on Saturday
November 27, 2020

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball program has paused all activities after a positive COVID-19 test was detected within their Tier 1 personnel, which is made up of student-athletes, coaches and essential...

NKU men’s basketball defeats Ball State in thriller to begin 2020-21 season

Marques Warrick (3) shoots during the game against Ball State. Warrick finished with 14 points.
Norse improve to 1-0 on the season with the victory
November 25, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team defeated the Ball State Cardinals on Wednesday night 74-73, improving to 1-0 on the new season. For the Norse, junior guard Trevon Faulkner led...

2020-21 MBB Preview: Blend of youth and returning experience could make Norse competitive once again

Men's Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn  talks to Bryson Langdon (5) during a free throw during the game against Texas Southern.
Norse add seven newcomers to solid collection of returning players
November 25, 2020

The 2020-21 college basketball season promises to be unlike anything fans have ever seen before. All across the country, programs are being put on pause due to positive COVID-19 tests from someone within...

2020-21 WBB Preview: With plenty of returning experience, Norse have eyes on the prize

Women's Basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker reacts after a Norse point during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Milwaukee.
NKU loses just two key contributors from last season’s 20-win team
November 25, 2020

The NKU Norse women’s basketball team is coming off a 20-win season in 2019-20, with 12 of those wins coming within Horizon League play. That success may have come as a surprise to people around the...

On-campus dining will transition to carry out only, pass/fail option denied for fall semester

The Student Union food court now devoid of patrons.
November 24, 2020

Campus dining, such as in the Student Union and residential dining facilities, will transition to carry out only beginning on Monday, Nov. 30, according to a recent email released by Provost Sue Ott Rowlands.  The...

NKU faculty reacts to record high voter turnout in U.S.

Voters in Georgia line up to vote on November 3.
November 24, 2020

With no surprise, 2020 can add another record breaking item to its list.  According to the U.S. Elections Project, there have been over 150 million votes counted. This was the highest voter turnout in...

FUEL NKU will offer to-go Thanksgiving meals for students

FUEL NKU is located in Albright Health Center 104.
November 24, 2020

FUEL NKU will provide to-go Thanksgiving meals for students at the Student Union tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m, according to a recent campus-wide email. This is the third annual Thanksgiving celebration for...

What you missed at SGA: mental health, campus resources discussed

Outside the Student Union during fall.
November 23, 2020

At its last official meeting of business for the semester, guest speakers presented to SGA members about mental health, student engagement and campus resources. Student Health and Wellness Center needs...

Horoscopes going into the holiday season, finals week

The 12 signs of the zodiac.
November 22, 2020

The stars are here to tell you how to prepare for the looming finals week and your holiday season. After a stressful Mars and Mercury retrograde period, everyone is likely feeling a new shift of motivation,...

NKU’s Informatics+ grant helped fund the Science Around Cincy Project and employ more students

Science Around Cincy host Chris Anderson talks with local geomorphologist Rachel Bosch in the “Mammoth Caves” episode.
November 20, 2020

A group of NKU students and alumni led by electronic and media broadcasting lecturer  John Gibson have been helping with production of the “Science Around Cincy” Project. The project is a public television...

Dr. Ande Durojaiye announced as Interim Provost

Dr. Ande Durojaiye named Interim Provost. Durojaiye has served three years on NKU's administrative staff.
November 20, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced Dr. Ande Durojaiye will serve as the Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs starting  Jan. 1, 2021. The decision came after Bonita Brown...

SOTA hosts virtual allyship and equity of LGBTQ+ artist event

Photo of Daryl Harris
November 19, 2020

On Wednesday, the School of the Arts hosted its fourth event as part of a summit series in which social issues of the art industry have been discussed by guest speakers within the field. This event in...

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