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NKU students will travel to the Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 29 for a rally against anti-DEI bills.

SGA invites students to rally against anti-DEI legislation

Braden White and Emily Sisk February 28, 2024

Northern Kentucky University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is inviting students to a rally opposing legislation which seeks to dismantle universities’ diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. SGA...

NKU Women’s Golf Team with coaches (Violet Lewis, NKU Athletics)

A Tropical Tournament

Hailey Roden, Photo Editor February 27, 2024

The ladies of NKU golf kick off their spring season by heading to paradise, playing their first tournament hosted by Ball State University in Humacao, Puerto Rico.  The Cardinal Classic will be played...

The facade of the Kentucky State Capitol. Kentucky State Capitol by MT_Image is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

What are the bills that would impact diversity, equity and inclusion in Kentucky?

Killian Baarlaer, News Editor February 27, 2024

A bill that would reshape diversity, equity and inclusion programs at public higher-education institutions in Kentucky passed the Kentucky Senate earlier this month. Senate Bill 6, which the Senate...

From left to right: Olivia Craddock and Jennifer Gardner at Alumni Award Ceremony. (Photo provided)

A ‘cheerleader’ for student success: Director of Student Excellence wins Faculty/Staff Strongest Influence Alumni Award

Elita St. Clair, Social Media Editor February 26, 2024

Jennifer Gardner, executive director of the Center for Student Excellence at Northern Kentucky University has received the NKU 2024 Alumni Award of Faculty/Staff Strongest Influence. This award honors...

LJ Wells in action

Men’s basketball dig deep to defeat Cleveland State

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor February 23, 2024

The NKU men’s basketball team put on a thrilling show inside Truist Arena on Thursday night with their 75-73 win over the Cleveland State Vikings. The victory reinforces the new found confidence the...

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VIEWPOINTS: Student Press Freedom Day matters. Here’s why.

Braden White, Emily Sisk, and Killian Baarlaer February 22, 2024

As artificial intelligence grows and technology advances, and as newsrooms across the country experience shrinking staff and layoffs, Student Press Freedom Day has never been so important. The Northerner...

Senior Evey Cooper in the print labs temporary space in the library

Impacts of SOTA Renovations

Wyatt Kain, Arts & Life Editor February 20, 2024

Over the course of the past five months, as the construction in NKU’s School of the Arts (SOTA) continued into the fall 2023 semester, students conjectured about what the resulting effects may be...

Tom Berry pictured

Black History Month: A Conversation with NKU Tennis’ Tom Berry

Emmanuelle Hewson, Sports Editor February 17, 2024

Tom Berry, a 6’2” native of Toulouse, France, arrived at NKU to live out his tennis aspirations. As a junior international business major and entrepreneurship minor, he has tackled a new culture and...

Gender Spectrum Group Therapy sessions by the Office of Counseling Services started on Feb. 12.

NKU launches Gender Spectrum Group Therapy for LGBTQ+ community

Eros Ritchie, Contributor February 17, 2024

The Office of Counseling Services began offering students its first Gender Spectrum Group Therapy sessions on Feb. 12.  The Office of Counseling Services has introduced this initiative aimed to...

A look at last years Dance 23 concert.

Dance ‘24 arrives at Greaves Concert Hall this weekend

Olivia Whisman, Contributor February 16, 2024

NKU’s annual Dance ’24 opens this weekend featuring a wide range of dance pieces  – from classical ballet to hip hop – choreographed by faculty, guest artists, students and nationally-renowned...

Dr. Diana McGill sits in the provosts office in the Lucas Administrative Center.

She never expected to be provost. But she’s here and ready to work.

Killian Baarlaer, News Editor February 16, 2024

When Dr. Diana McGill was approached by President Cady Short-Thompson and learned she was a top prospect to become Northern Kentucky University’s next provost, the feelings that followed mirrored...

Outside the Lucas Administrative Center.

NKU administration urges students to act fast on filling out revamped FAFSA application

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2024

Recent modifications of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid—also known as FAFSA—took place at the end of last year with the soft launch of a new system and a revamped application that may...

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