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Students, faculty do some community spring cleaning

Katie Farris (foreground) and Emily Harris (background) rid a garden of weeds at the Hilleke residence on April 13, 2013 in Highland Heights, KY. Members of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority, they were among a handful of volunteers participating in NKU's

Amber Tewes, Contributing writer

April 17, 2013

As the weather warms up and school is winding down, students are volunteering their extra time to people in need. On April 13, students teamed up to spend their morning doing outdoor clean up around the city of Highland Heights. This is the third annual Spring into Service event at the university in which the...

Greeks will sing, dance for a good cause

Greeks will sing, dance for a good cause

Matt Popovich, Staff writer

April 17, 2013

Honors fraternity and several Greek organizations sang and danced to support Newport’s Brighton Center at the third annual Greek Sing. The honors fraternity Order of Omega and several Greek organizations from NKU organized the third annual Greek Sing musical ensemble April 9 in the MEP auditorium...

Common Ground continues to raise awareness through drag show

Drag Queens say thanks for everyone who attends the Drag Show. Their stage names are Sasha Grant, Jayda Brooks, Justin Beaver, and Crystyle Starr (from the left side).

Shelby Rodgers, Contributing writer

April 17, 2013

Common Ground hosted a Drag show April 12 to promote equality and acceptance for the LGBTQ community. The show, hosted by drag queen Crystyle Starr also featured local queens and kings such as Jayda Brooks, Justin Beaver and Christina Lustra. Whether they were performing and dancing to Rihanna or Just...

Rock music brings in big crowds on campus

Rock music brings in big crowds on campus

Kevin Schultz, News editor

April 12, 2013

Music lovers trickled into the Student Union’s multipurpose room Thursday night as Cincinnati “creative radio rock” band Cinema Sleep took the stage and sent their mix of traditional heavy rock and melodic pop booming up and out to the rest of the building. Around 100 listeners consisting of s...

Construction on the way for Brent Spence Bridge

Construction on the way for Brent Spence Bridge

Matt Spaulding, Contributing writer

April 11, 2013

Students who cross the I-71/75 Brent Spence Bridge even occasionally should listen closely as the project unfolds this April. Construction could affect not only the traffic that crosses that bridge but also divert traffic to the I-471 bridge as well and impact traffic routes for Cincinnati and Northern...

Search is on for 2013-14 cheerleaders

Search is on for 2013-14 cheerleaders

Kyle Biggs, Staff writer

April 11, 2013

Newcomers and veterans will be tested at next week’s tryouts Northern Kentucky University’s recent move to Division I continues to affect athletic programs on campus, and Norse Cheerleading is no different. With tryouts set for April 19-21, head cheerleading coach Shayla Myles-Aaron hopes that new a...

Former athlete turned student coach

Brook Clifford, Staff writer

April 11, 2013

  During her first two years at NKU, Katie Sullivan played third base for the softball team. She left the team her sophomore year because of a heavy class load. But before she left, her coach offered her another opportunity as a student assistant coach for the 2012 season. Now the senior...

Initiative uses art, language to raise awareness

Initiative uses art, language to raise awareness

Alyson Schoenung, Staff writer

April 11, 2013

NKU announced a new project partnership with Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement to clean up and bring out potential in a historical, low-income Northern Kentucky neighborhood. The west side of Newport, Ky. is home to many single family dwellings, some of which are the oldest in the city, dating...

Folk-rock duo stems from a love of the art and for each other

Folk-rock duo stems from a love of the art and for each other

Sarah McIntosh, Contributing writer

April 11, 2013

It started as a simple role as love interests on the set of an NKU play and soon blossomed into something more, as Robbie Tieman and Miranda Hamilton developed a relationship that was not only built on a love for each other but one also formed around a love for music. While their stories may have...

Eaton fired for “inappropriate” relationships with five women

Eaton fired for

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief

April 5, 2013

Updated: April 5 at 5:25 p.m. Former Athletic Director Scott Eaton, who was fired March 18, has admitted to “inappropriate, intimate” relationships with four university employees and one former student, according to a letter sent to the Board of Regents, students, faculty and staff from President Geo...

SGA senator pushes for LGBTQ center on campus

SGA senator pushes for LGBTQ center on campus

Emily Hodges, Contributing writer

April 4, 2013

Abby Gross, SGA senator and Student Rights Committee Chair, is campaigning for the creation of an LGBTQ center at NKU. Her efforts were pushed forward when SGA passed the resolution asking for a center April 1. Now this resolution will go to the Office of Student Affairs, work its way up to new Vice...

Tennis teams fall to Mercer at home

Tennis teams fall to Mercer at home

Dejoira Phillips, Contributing writer

April 4, 2013

Women’s team loses 0-7, men win first doubles point of the year NKU’s women’s and men’s tennis teams fell to Mercer March 28, at the Joyce Yeager Complex. The final score for the women’s match was 0-7 and the final score for the men’s match was 3-4. Both teams will play again on April 5...

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