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SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

February 4, 2020

On Monday, 11 new senate candidates were presented for appointment. Each candidate was given the floor to introduce themselves. After sharing their name, major, year and reasons for wanting to join SGA, the candidates were also given the opportunity to share any ideas that they want to implement upo...

Sophomore business major passes away at 19

Sophomore business major passes away at 19

Billy Keeney, News Editor

February 3, 2020

This afternoon in an email, President Ashish Vaidya announced that Charles Joseph Raymond “Charlie” Schreiber, a 19-year-old sophomore business major from Bellevue, passed away last Wednesday on Jan. 29. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Charlie’s family and friends. He will be missed as a member of ...

Students displaced after Woodcrest hall closure

Students displaced after Woodcrest hall closure

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

February 3, 2020

After living in Woodcrest Apartments’ Willow Hall for about 10 days, Savannah Guelda was asked to move out. When she received Dean of Students Arnie Slaughter’s email on Dec. 30 announcing the closure of Sycamore and Oak Halls, Guelda said she was under the impression she wasn’t going to be...

What’s coming to streaming in February

What’s coming to streaming in February

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 1, 2020

It’s February, and love is in the air. Whether you’re cuffed and happy or single and bored, there’s plenty of new, exciting movies and TV shows to enjoy regardless of your relationship status. Snuggle up with a blanket (or two or three) and get ready to relax. With a new month comes new additions to stre...

Under new governor, LGBTQ campus community looks ahead

Under new governor, LGBTQ campus community looks ahead

Kyle Wade, Copy Editor

January 31, 2020

Even though NKU is a safe haven against discrimination, it is still legal for any reason outside of campus boundaries. This means people can lose their jobs, housing or be denied service because of their religion, race or sexual orientation—essentially, fired for what makes them who they are. 

NKU women’s team starts weekend with 61-37 win over Milwaukee

NKU women’s team starts weekend with 61-37 win over Milwaukee

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

NKU women’s basketball team dominated the Milwaukee University Panthers Thursday night at BB&T Arena. Sophomore guard Ally Niece led with 17 points shooting 7-of-12 from the field. Redshirt senior Molly Glick followed with 13 points. 

NKU takes precautions against Coronavirus

NKU takes precautions against Coronavirus

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2020

NKU officials sent out a campus-wide email to remind students about health-safety precautions in wake of recent national news about the Coronavirus, according to a recent press release by the university. “Please know that at this time, there are no confirmed or reported cases of [2019 Novel Cor...

Organization helps international students find second home

Organization helps international students find second home

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 30, 2020

It has been three and a half years since senior criminal justice major Nahawa Ada Sesay has gone home to Sierra Leone to see her family. However, because of the NKU organization Welcoming International Students Home (WISH), Sesay has found her second family.

PNC Bank to replace US Bank on campus

PNC Bank to replace US Bank on campus

Billy Keeney, News Editor

January 29, 2020

NKU is set to replace the US Bank on-campus branch and ATMs with services from PNC Bank, Mike Hales, vice president of finance, said in a campuswide email. Depository and treasury services will also move from US Bank to PNC, with procurement cards remaining with US Bank. “These decisions were m...

Amid pension crisis, Beshear offers hope

Amid pension crisis, Beshear offers hope

Billy Keeney, News Editor

January 29, 2020

After Kentucky educators marched on Frankfort on April 2, 2018 in the wake of the final approval of Senate Bill 151 (SB 151), the controversial proposal was later overturned by the Kentucky Supreme Court for being unconstitutional.   It wasn’t the beginning—nor end—of the fight for public pe...

Kobe: NKU appreciates the life of an NBA Legend

Kobe: NKU appreciates the life of an NBA Legend

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

Sunday morning, NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13 year-old daughter Gianna “Gigi” Maria-Onore Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with seven others. TMZ was the first to break the story of Kobe Bryant being involved in the helicopter crash.

NKU invites the community into its classrooms

NKU invites the community into its classrooms

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

January 28, 2020

Students may see a few new faces in their classes on Feb. 4 and 5.  NKU is opening select courses to the community for free as part of its annual “Making Teaching Public” celebration. The courses offered this year has doubled from 10 to 20, and vary in subjects from Constitutional Law to Harry P...

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