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Holland named Horizon League Player of the Week

Holland named Horizon League Player of the Week

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

After leading the Norse to the Island of the Bahamas Showcase final, Lavone Holland II was named Horizon League Player of the Week Monday afternoon. Over the weekend, Holland averaged 16.3 points per game (ppg), five assists per game and nearly two steals per game. Holland shot 50 percent from the ...

VIDEO | International students at NKU

VIDEO | International students at NKU

November 19, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News, Video

International Students are a huge part of NKU’s culture and well being. In this video, Fatimata Ndiaye talks about how we integrate our colleagues from abroad. All of our students are invited to get to know an international student through any number of events put on by the International Student an...

With help from France, STEM students get a fighting chance

With help from France, STEM students get a fighting chance

Josh Goad, Reporter

November 19, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

While it may not have been top secret or wrought with danger, Dr. Isabelle Lagadic just returned from a high priority international mission. Her charge? To give NKU’s STEM students a fighting chance at studying abroad. Lagadic, an associate professor of chemistry, has helped develop and maintain NKU’s Int...

Korean Club: a symbiotic relationship

Korean Club: a symbiotic relationship

Cole Grecco, Arts & Life Editor

November 19, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

This time last year Adam Langsdale was studying abroad in South Korea. Langsdale, a senior marketing major, said he knew little to nothing about Korea before going, so he paid a couple visits to the Korean Language and Culture Club to get acclimated before his trip. He decided to come back to NKU and begin studying the ...

Once erased, now reflected

Once erased, now reflected

Maria Dossett, Reporter

November 19, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Over the course of October, NKU’s LGBTQ History Month served as an opportunity to take in, understand and be more aware of the struggles and achievements of the queer community. The people and the stories that make up these communities are often not found in history textbooks, Rae Loftis, coordinator...

VIDEO | Zeus equipment reservation

VIDEO | Zeus equipment reservation

November 17, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News, Video

The Zeus Equipment Management System is used by many different majors in Griffin Hall’s College of Informatics. It has recently passed the 10,000 request mark, and EMB Faculty have come out to celebrate. It shows the program’s growth and progression over the past 3 years, since Zeus was introduced...

VIDEO | Feel the beat event

VIDEO | Feel the beat event

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

As the NKU Activity Programming Board's Entertainment division's final event for the semester, Feel the Beat was held Thursday night (November 9th) as an opportunity for students to come and show themselves in a more expressive fashion. The...

Student’s witchy art finds online niche

Student’s witchy art finds online niche

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

Graphic design student Marisa Kyle tilts her head to the side before dipping a brush into watercolor paint, dabbing an already-sketched profile of her friend. Yellow strokes become an autumnal sweater. Her brush moves from the page to the palette again, where she hovers over a russet brown that eventuall...

Professor strives for knowledge as new Fulbright Specialist

Professor strives for knowledge as new Fulbright Specialist

Natalie Hamren, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

Political science and organizational leadership professor Dr. Shamima Ahmed immigrated to the United States to earn her master’s degree in 1984. In 2018, she’ll travel overseas again: this time as a member of the Fulbright Specialist program, which sends U.S. professors overseas to work at host instituti...

Norse cruise past Quakers; head to Bahamas next week

Norse cruise past Quakers; head to Bahamas next week

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Northern Kentucky men's basketball team defeated Wilmington College 93-65 Sunday afternoon in BB&T Arena. The Norse move to 2-0 on the season while the Quakers start the season 0-1. NKU head coach John Brannen was not pleased with the way his team, particularly the starting five, played in first hal...

Kent State rally too much for NKU in season opener

Kent State rally too much for NKU in season opener

Michael Canizales, Reporter

November 11, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team opened the 2017-18 season with a 59-54 loss to Kent State inside BB&T Arena on Saturday afternoon. “You’ve got to give a lot of credit to Kent State,” said head coach Camryn Whitaker. “They went to their first team all-conference player [Jordan Korinek] in the s...

VIDEO | Norse win big in season opener

VIDEO | Norse win big in season opener

Tommy Bailey, Video Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features, Video

The men’s basketball team opened their season Friday night by picking up an impressive 81-63 win against East Tennessee State. Before the game the Norse unveiled their new Horizon League championship banner in front of 3,586 inside BB&T Arena. However, the Norse got off to a slow start to begin the game,...

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