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NKU to require new mandatory sexual assault prevention training

NKU's Office of Title IX.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 17, 2020

All students must complete the new mandatory online training in sexual assault prevention by Oct. 16 in order to register for spring classes, according to NKU administrators in a recent campus-wide email.  Students will soon receive an email from an outside firm named EverFi that will provide instructi...

NKU begins first Virtual Study Abroad Week

The International Student & Scholar Services Education Abroad office in University Center room 330.

Dung Nguyen, Contributor

September 16, 2020

NKU’s first Virtual Study Abroad Week started Monday and provided information about abroad education programs. The event goes until Friday, Sep. 18, and consists mainly of Zoom sessions hosted by the Office of Education Abroad and affiliates.  Students interested in studying abroad in Japan, Korea, Germany ...

Board of Regents announce new elected officials

Andrá Ward has been elected chairman of NKU's Board of Regents. Ward will serve a one-year term in the position.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 15, 2020

Three members of the Board of Regents were elected into new positions, including the chairman of the board, during their Sept. 9 meeting, according to a recent news release by the NKU administration.  The 11-member board unanimously elected Andrá Ward as chairman, Normand Desmarais as vice chairman an...

What you missed at SGA: fall commencement plans, new members

Seven NKU students were sworn in as new SGA senators. From right to left: Mia Potter, Landon Meador, Karla Arango, James

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 14, 2020

SGA members and faculty discussed plans for fall commencement and what spring semester will look like at the meeting on Monday. A dozen new members were also sworn in at the meeting and expressed how they will use their platform. Fall commencement, spring semester plans “Our goal is to do so...

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on National Suicide Prevention Month

EDITORIAL: Reflecting on National Suicide Prevention Month

Corinne Byrne, Arts & Life Editor

September 13, 2020

Content Warning: This article discusses mental health and suicide. If you or someone you know are experiencing suicidal thoughts, call or text the national suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255, available 24/7.  The counselor looked at me from across his desk, hands folded, and asked me what ...

Board of Regents swear in new regent, discuss COVID-19’s impact on enrollment, budget

Another benefit of the plant selection in the gardens is that they are designed to be colorful throughout the year—keeping the campus aesthetically pleasing during every season.

Noelle Horn, News Editor

September 9, 2020

The Board of Regents’ September meeting began with the swearing in of a new regent, Ken Perry. Perry was appointed by Governor Andy Beshear for a six-year term and replaced Terry Mann, whose term expired. Perry is managing director and chairman of Ken Perry Realty, Inc. which he founded after serving ...

Being a dean during a pandemic

In MEP 200, there are stickers indicating what seats are available to be sat in.

Noelle Horn, News Editor

September 7, 2020

Although school started mid-August, the deans on campus have been planning how the semester would look amidst a pandemic for months. As the semester progresses, these deans need to stay attentive to what’s best for their colleges. Judith Daar, Hassan Hassabelnaby and Diana McGill, deans of the ...

Student Poetry Corner

Student Poetry Corner

Sarah Williams-Bryant and Samantha Harrell

September 7, 2020

"Miss America Protest" by Sarah Williams-Bryant, junior creative writing studies major There is no doubt in my mind,  That I am a raging feminist.  If I had been alive in 1968,  I would have burned my bra,  In 1920 I’d be friends with Alice Paul. In 2011, if I was not 13 at the time,  I would ha...

Game day during a pandemic: How local restaurants are adjusting

Mac's Pizza Pub in Cold Spring reopened Friday to eager guests.

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor

September 7, 2020

Thursday, Sept. 10 will mark the beginning of a new season in the National Football League, and local restaurants and entertainment venues are preparing for the expected increase in business. Harvey Germain, owner of Mac’s Pizza Pub in Cold Spring, said that Mac’s is preparing to handle the incre...

What’s coming to streaming in September

Corinne Byrne, Arts & Life Editor

September 5, 2020

Netflix Away (9/4) Say “I” if you’ve considered leaving Earth this year. This crew of astronaut’s treacherous three-year mission to Mars might have you reconsidering your trip on Elon Musk’s next rocket launch. Heart-breaking yet romantic, “Away” serves as a catalyst for that much-nee...

Former NKU forward Dantez Walton to play overseas

Dantez Walton (32) drives between two Green Bay players during the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Green Bay. The Norse defeated Green Bay 80-69 and move on the face UIC in the final round of the Horizon League Tournament.

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor

September 4, 2020

Former NKU men’s basketball forward Dantez Walton has signed to play professional basketball for Kataja Basket Club in Joensuu, Finland. View this post on Instagram DANTEZ WALTON KOLMAS AMERIKKALAISVAHVISTUS / SEMI SAARI LIIGARINKIIN! 🔊🔊...

SGA announces 5 new freshman senators

SGA announces 5 new freshman senators

Noelle Horn, News Editor

September 3, 2020

At 10:18 p.m., Chief Justice TJ Cleary announced the results of the 2020-2021 freshman election during a livestream on the organization's facebook page. Cleary encouraged all candidates who did not make it into the top five to apply for appointments.  The five students who will be serving as SGA...

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