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Event showcases black excellence on campus

Event showcases black excellence on campus

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Hosted for its fifth year, the Night of Black Excellence set a few landmarks in its history. The gala recognized various members of NKU’s African-American community and also invited NKU’s upper leadership who were able to attend for the first time. The first hour of the event took place in the...

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Noël Waltz, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Tremendous things happen when you step away from the safe and familiar. The interdisciplinary format of the honors college encourages students to think beyond their majors, a test that can lead to great discoveries. NKU Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement hosted Moby Dick through a Nigerian...

EDITORIAL: One year after Zac Efron came to NKU

EDITORIAL: One year after Zac Efron came to NKU

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

Read one student's story about his experience hunting down Zac Efron on the NKU-based set of "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile".

Dreezy to headline NKU Homecoming

Dreezy to headline NKU Homecoming

Josh Kelly and Kane Mitten

January 25, 2019


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

NKU Homecoming announced Friday that Chicago-based rapper Dreezy will be performing at Homecoming.

Men’s Basketball defeats Green Bay 87-65

Men’s Basketball defeats Green Bay 87-65

Aric France, Reporter

January 25, 2019


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

The NKU Men’s basketball team defeated the Green Bay Phoenix Thursday night, 87-65. NKU remains in first place in the Horizon league standings with the win and moves to 17-4 overall and 7-1 in Horizon League play. Green Bay moves to 10-11 overall and 4-4 in the Horizon League.

Visual arts faculty dazzle with annual exhibition

Visual arts faculty dazzle with annual exhibition

Darien Parker, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

The Full and Part-Time Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition returns for one month this winter. From Jan. 18 to Feb. 22 you can experience the exhibit with work by faculty members like Brian Harmon, who uses fuse beads to depict a stunning display of historic art pieces in an 8-bit pixel style from retro vi...

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Owen Treolo, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News, Science & Health

This past Sunday night, the Haile Planetarium hosted an event to commemorate the super blood wolf moon eclipse, an extremely rare occurrence. The event started with a small documentary about the moon and the history of its exploration, followed by demonstrations about eclipses. A lunar eclipse occurs ...

Suffering and silenced: The reality of eating disorders on campus

Suffering and silenced: The reality of eating disorders on campus

Noël Waltz, Reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

More than 30 million people across the country are struggling with an eating disorder, but only 30% will ever seek help. Eating disorders are terrifying, and many college students will unfortunately come to understand that all too well. A few Norse have been willing to tell their stories - will you listen?

Who’s Umi? What to know about NKU’s mummy project

Who’s Umi? What to know about NKU’s mummy project

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

A 2,000-year-old mummy named Umi made a stop at NKU on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing collaboration between the university and the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Noelle Horn, Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, National News, News

It isn't easy to get Chase Law professor Jennifer Kinsley to back down from a challenge.

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News

On Jan. 16, NKU’s Board of Regents gathered for their first meeting of 2019. After a fall semester that fell short of enrollment expectations, President Ashish Vaidya was pleased to announce some changes that came with the new year. Enrollment trending up for start of spring semester As of the fi...

GALLERY: Ancient mummy analyzed at Health Innovation Center

GALLERY: Ancient mummy analyzed at Health Innovation Center

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

The Cincinnati Museum Center's child mummy, believed to be almost 2,000 years old, visited NKU's Health Innovation Center to be scanned and analyzed Thursday.

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