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Norse teams split doubleheader

Norse teams split doubleheader

Stephen Wilder, Sports editor

January 18, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

More than halfway through the season, Northern Kentucky University’s men’s and women’s teams battled conference rival Bellarmine on Monday night and had different outcomes. The women’s team earned its 800th all-time win, defeating Bellarmine at Knights Hall in Louisville, Ky., 72-65. However,...

Faculty gallery engages viewers

Faculty gallery engages viewers

Brandon Barb, A&L Editor

January 18, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

The annual faculty art exhibition opened in the Fine Arts Center Jan. 12 and will remain open until Feb. 3. The small gallery showcases Tobias Brauer’s work in graphic design, and the large gallery is reserved for the faculty members that wished to contribute. “It’s not representative of everyone...

AKA celebrates 104 years

AKA celebrates 104 years

Caitlin Centner, Staff writer

January 18, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

On Jan. 14 Northern Kentucky University’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated celebrated the chapter’s national 104th anniversary. AKA was founded on the Howard University campus in Washington, D.C. in 1908 said Georgeanna Bien-Aime, NKU AKA’s exiting president. Bien-Aime functioned as...

Enrollment peaks for anthro majors

Enrollment peaks for anthro majors

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor

January 11, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, News

Northern Kentucky University’s anthropology program has earned its bragging rights. The program boasted an all-time high in enrollment, with 118 anthropology majors as of the fall 2011 semester. The number of anthropology majors enrolled is comparable in relation to other majors at NKU, with the...

Take five: from D-II to A-Sun

Take five: from D-II to A-Sun

John Minor, Sports news editor

January 11, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

Northern Kentucky University will make the transition to Division I next fall with its athletic programs competing in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Four teams currently in the Atlantic Sun Conference have moved from Division II since 2005. The Kennesaw State University Owls were in Division II from...

Homecoming 2012

Homecoming 2012

Caitlin Centner, Staff writer

January 11, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Soon after classes begin, the grounds of Northern Kentucky University will buzz with chatter about Homecoming 2012: Norse Story. Alumni will reminisce about old times as current students attend the time honored events, forming new memories of their own. NKU senior and Homecoming Chair Rachel Ruehlman,...

Division I brings changes for NKU

Division I brings changes for NKU

Stephen Wilder, Sports features editor

January 11, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

Now that the anticipation of joining a Division I conference is over, Northern Kentucky University is preparing to move to the next level with plans to keep on growing. First, NKU will go four years without competing in NCAA post-season play, but the teams can collect regular-season awards. “We...

Steely considers cafe for 24-hour lab

Steely considers cafe for 24-hour lab

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor

January 11, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, News

Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Caffe may soon be a 24-hour lab with different food options. To try to better meet the needs of students, the W. Frank Steely Library’s hours were extended to 2 a.m. during the week leading up to final exams for the 2011 fall semester. The library usually closes...

NKU stays perfect with win

NKU stays perfect with win

Kevin Erpenbeck, Staff Writer

December 21, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

Christmas came early for Northern Kentucky University, as the Norse head into their holiday break with a record of 9-0 after defeating Salem International 98-53 on Sunday. The Norse started fast, jumping out to a 16-2 lead in the first half. Jon Van Hoose led the charge, as he hit five 3-pointers...

It’s official: NKU is going Division I

It’s official: NKU is going Division I

Stephen Wilder, Sports features editor

December 8, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, News, Sports

Northern Kentucky University’s Board of Regents has voted unanimously in favor of accepting an invitation from the Atlantic Sun Conference and to reclassify as a Division I program. NKU Athletics will begin playing a D-I schedule in fall 2012. The Norse will be joining East Tennessee State, Florida ...

Prof. Stallings memorial set for Dec. 10

Prof. Stallings memorial set for Dec. 10

Staff update

December 7, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, News

On Nov. 26, retired Northern Kentucky University English professor Frank Stallings passed away from Alzheimer's at age 83. According to an email sent on Dec. 7 to Northern Kentucky University by Gail Wells, vice president of academic affairs, arrangements have been confirmed for Stallings' memorial...

Students fighting to keep federal financial aid

Students fighting to keep federal financial aid

Karli Wood

December 7, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, News

On Nov. 29, student body president Dustin Robinson sent an email to Northern Kentucky University students requesting solidarity. Robinson championed for students to sign a petition posted on the Student Aid Alliance website. The Student Aid Alliance was formed in 2007 and is composed of 75 higher...

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