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Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU’s Board of Regents approved raising fees for parking passes, housing and meal plans at their Wednesday meeting. The new rates will go into effect next fall. Here’s a breakdown of the new fees.

Gallery: Cardinals rally in second half to end NKU’s season

Gallery: Cardinals rally in second half to end NKU’s season

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 13, 2018


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

For two and a half quarters it appeared NKU would have a chance to complete an upset over Louisville. The Norse, however, fell to the Cardinals 66-58 in the KFC YUM Center in the first round of the NIT Tuesday night, ending NKU’s season. Louisville advances to play Middle Tennessee State in t...

Budget cuts: 5 things to know about NKU’s situation

Budget cuts: 5 things to know about NKU’s situation

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Based on cuts proposed by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, NKU could lose over $3 million in state appropriations, including all funds for the Kentucky Center for Mathematics.

Like mother, like son; Drew McDonald joins mother Christie in NKU history books

Like mother, like son; Drew McDonald joins mother Christie in NKU history books

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 13, 2018


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

During most NKU men’s basketball games, Christie McDonald sits in the stands as if she is a coach; her expression is stern, not wanting her son, Drew, to be able to read what she is thinking during a game. After the game is a different story, according to Drew. “It’s good game and then i...

Fourth candidate in race for SGA president

Fourth candidate in race for SGA president

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

With a little over two weeks until the election, the race for student body president added a fourth candidate. Junior organizational leadership major Samantha Marcum announced her campaign for Student Government Association president on Monday.

NKU student dies in fall at Red River Gorge

NKU student dies in fall at Red River Gorge

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

A Northern Kentucky University student was killed in a fall while on spring break at Red River Gorge Tuesday evening. Luis Fernando Carlos, 20, was killed in a fall from Whistling Arch around 7:30 p.m., according to the Wolfe County coroner. The Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team called the coroner...

GALLERY: NKU freshman’s photography event is an artistic playground

GALLERY: NKU freshman’s photography event is an artistic playground

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

March 5, 2018


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

If it weren’t for the massive fleet of station wagons parked along the adjacent streets, you’d pass Felsenhaus without much of a second thought. A former Over-The-Rhine brewery, the brick building blends into the block’s weathered modesty. The building’s lot is packed to capacity with cars, arranged c...

Horizon League run ends abruptly in quarterfinals for NKU

Horizon League run ends abruptly in quarterfinals for NKU

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 4, 2018


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

For the third year in a row, the number one seed in the Horizon League tournament fell in the quarterfinal round. The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team fell to Cleveland State 89-80 in Little Caesars Arena. The Norse are now 22-9 on the season and will be eligible to play in the National Invitat...

‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter and Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, SGA

The second NKUnity event focused on self-segregation, or the tendency of students to close themselves off to those of different racial and cultural backgrounds.

Grant allows Japanese program to expand with possible major in the works

Grant allows Japanese program to expand with possible major in the works

Belle Leininger, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU’s World Languages and Literatures Department received a $15,000 grantーNKU agreed to match this by $5,000一 to increase the amount of Japanese courses offered.

Preview: Tate excited to make impact in first Horizon League tournament

Preview: Tate excited to make impact in first Horizon League tournament

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 2, 2018


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

Last season, Jalen Tate was just along for the ride as the NKU men’s basketball team advanced to the Horizon League championship game. Tate received medical redshirt last season after injuring his hand after just eight games. For the rest of the season, he watched from the sidelines as his teamm...

Third candidate enters SGA presidential race

Third candidate enters SGA presidential race

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

Jachelle Sologuren, chair of the SGA student rights committee, announced her candidacy for student body president on Wednesday.

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