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Campus community members are encouraged by NKU's Office of Inclusiveness Excellence to complete the 40-minute training session that is now available.

NKU introduces diversity, equity training; students, faculty react

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 3, 2021

This semester, NKU has announced  as its inaugural Diversity Fellow, the appointment of Eddie Howard as Vice President of Student Affairs and new training from EVERFI on “diversity, equity and inclusion.”...

David Bӧhm tips the ball toward the basket, eventually scoring the game winner at the buzzer to lift the Norse over Detroit Mercy.

Böhm’s buzzer beater gives NKU 70-69 over Detroit Mercy in Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals

Norse now head to Indianapolis for semifinals
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

  It was an ending almost too storybook (or chaotic) to be true. The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team trailed by one, 69-68, and had the ball with just eight seconds remaining...

Governor Andy Beshear was a keynote speaker at Kentucky's Rally for Higher Education.

Rally for higher education: tuition cost, state funding, more

Madison Plank, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2021

The Rally for Higher Education took place last Friday. Guest speakers included Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Dr. Aaron Thompson, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. The rally...

President Ashish Vaidya visited SGA this afternoon to discuss campus updates.

What you missed at SGA: president’s campus updates, resolution on vaccinations for out-of-state faculty and students

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 1, 2021

At today’s SGA meeting, President Ashish Vaidya delivered important campus updates, the executive board gave updates on their work this month and a resolution regarding vaccinations for out-of-state...

What's coming to Streaming: March

What’s coming to Streaming: March

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 28, 2021

Heading into the end of the first quarter of the year, several sites are bringing movies and shows delayed by the pandemic. Netflix is bringing back childhood favorites and CBS All Access is transitioning...

SOTA hosts Interconnected Lecture Series event with Maurice Woods

SOTA hosts Interconnected Lecture Series event with Maurice Woods

Braden White, Contributor February 26, 2021

Thursday evening, Microsoft Principal Design Lead, Executive Director and Founder of The Inneract Project Maurice Woods spoke in the first event this semester of the Interconnected Lecture Series hosted...

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Rachel Smith, News Editor February 26, 2021

Following Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s plan to begin administering vaccinations to those who qualify for Phase 1C on March 1, NKU has released updated information for site locations and qualifications...

Lindsey Duvall shoots a free throw during NKU's win over Robert Morris in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament on Thursday.

NKU WBB advances to quarterfinals behind Duvall’s career-high 29 points

Norse will battle Wright State on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 26, 2021

There is an old adage in basketball that goes “it is hard to beat a team three times in a year,” but the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team did not seem to let that affect them on Thursday...

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

Norse are now 1-1-1 on the 2021 season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

In their first intercollegiate match at NKU Soccer Stadium since October 27, 2019, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team tied the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 1-1 on Wednesday afternoon. With the...

Marques Warrick takes an open jump shot during NKU's game against UIC at BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB guard Marques Warrick named Horizon League Freshman of the Year

Warrick averaged 15.9 points per game this season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 23, 2021

After taking the Horizon League by storm in his first season on the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, freshman guard Marques Warrick has been named the 2020-21 Horizon League Freshman of the Year. Warrick...

Phase 1C COVID-19 vaccinations to rollout in NKY

Phase 1C COVID-19 vaccinations to rollout in NKY

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 23, 2021

The University announced that Kentucky will begin Phase 1C of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution on March 1. “The Governor announced that regional vaccination sites will open to Kentuckians in Phase...

SGA senators and visitors have the option to convene either in-person or online this semester.

What you missed at SGA: Wellness Wednesday Program, event updates, more

Madison Plank, Assistant News Editor February 22, 2021

Not as many people attended today’s SGA meeting than the last meeting on Feb. 8 regarding the failed impeachment of President Lauren Goodwin. Senator Aliya Cannon started off the meeting with an announcement...

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