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Officials talk about campus cleanliness, dining, working in a pandemic

NKU student union.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

July 30, 2020

University officials answered questions about working, cleaning, dining, recreation center and what campus looks like in a pandemic in a Zoom conference on Wednesday  Work, class and campus interaction  To ensure that the campus is protecting itself from being at risk of the COVID-19 virus, Lor...

Housing addendum and move in plans announced

The front doors leading into Griffin Hall's lobby.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

July 23, 2020

In an email from University Housing, it announced what move in will look like, dining and housing changes and other safety measures for the Fall Semester.  Assignments All Fall assignments for University Housing have been uploaded to the housing portal. To view yours, click here. Housing said ...

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor

July 19, 2020

The NKU Women’s basketball team has added former University of Kentucky basketball player Anthony Epps as an assistant coach, the team announced in a press release on Wednesday. In 2019-20, Epps was the head basketball coach for the boys’ basketball team at Campbellsville High School, guiding the Eagles to a 15-15 record last season. Prior to coaching the b...

Fall sports delayed to October 1

The exterior of BB&T Arena.

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor

July 16, 2020

On Thursday, the Horizon League Council officially decided to postpone the beginning of fall sports competition until October 1. The League and its Council members came to the decision with the interest of protecting the health and safety of the student athletes, coaches and any other affiliates ...

Housing announces changes for 2020-21 academic year

The main thoroughfare students that live in Boothe Residential Village take to class.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

July 10, 2020

Housing announced updates on dining, shuttle service, cleaning, room assignments and other changes due to COVID-19. Changes to Dining Norse Commons cafeteria will be the only residential dining open for the academic year. Callahan/East Village Bistro will not be open during this year. Tentative ...

NKU student dies in car crash

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Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

July 6, 2020

Senior musical theatre student Allyson Davis died in a car crash Monday morning. Davis was traveling northbound on I-75 and lost control of the vehicle after driving through water in the high-speed lane, according to a Facebook post by the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. After losing control, her ca...

Coronavirus, race discussed at faculty panel

The bike share rack outside Starbucks.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

June 26, 2020

In a panel led by Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Darryl Peal, NKU faculty and administration talked about coronavirus, racism and future steps for improvement. Coronavirus related issues The panel opened with a discussion on how coronavirus has shaped how the Northern Kentucky econom...

Dr. Dannie Moore to leave NKU July 15

Dr. Dannie Moore to leave NKU July 15

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

June 25, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced today in a campus-wide email that Dr. Dannie Moore, assistant vice president for student affairs, is joining Eastern Kentucky University as its Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. This new position is effective...

Campus Rec to reopen August 3

Campus Rec to reopen August 3

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

June 25, 2020

The Campus Recreation Center announced yesterday plans to reopen on Aug. 3. The Rec Center has been closed since March 18 due to COVID-19 concerns. In a campus-wide email, the Rec Center announced it will update all guests and staff about its new policies and procedures following the “Kentucky...

NKU named safest campus in Greater Cincinnati

NKU Steely library.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

June 23, 2020

NKU has been named the safest college campus in the Greater Cincinnati region by YourLocalSecurity.com—a website aimed at providing security tools and information. Nationally, NKU ranked 23 on the 2020 Safest College Campuses in America. The list totals the top 25 safest schools in the U.S.  “Many colleges offer a less-than-impressive safety section on their web...

Chase Law professor’s brief helps guide Supreme Court decision

File photo. Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

June 23, 2020

Before Jack Harrison was a professor at Chase College of Law, he worked as an attorney at a large law firm and handled product liability and employment litigation. Self-described as a “fairly visible gay guy,” Harrison said he would often have members of the LGBTQ+ community reach out to him to r...

REVIEW: Phoebe Bridgers Releases ‘Punisher’

REVIEW: Phoebe Bridgers Releases ‘Punisher’

Noelle Horn, News Editor

June 19, 2020

“I’m not pushing the record until things go back to ‘normal’ because I don’t think they should. Here it is a little early. Abolish the police. Hope you like it,” is how indie rock artist Phoebe Bridgers announced on twitter that her sophomore album “Punisher” would be releasing a day e...

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