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Norse victorious in first night of NKU Invitational

Norse victorious in first night of NKU Invitational

Kevin Carey, Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The Norse opened up the NKU Invitational Friday night at Regents Hall with a win over the Seattle University Redhawks in four sets, 25-15, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21. NKU improved to 4-0 on the season. “I think our team plays better when they are at home and we are in our routine,” head coach Liz Hart s...

SGA freshman election fills 5 senate openings

SGA freshman election fills 5 senate openings

Sam Rosenstiel, Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

Last night, NKU Student Government Association announced the results of its freshman election for five open Senate seats at their Student Union offices Thursday night. The winners of the freshman Senate election are Paula Marie Gagné (121 votes), Jake Anderson (86 votes), Roberto Amazendes (80 votes)...

SOTA sticks to the script with fan favorites for fall production season

SOTA sticks to the script with fan favorites for fall production season

Cole Grecco, Arts & Life Editor

September 8, 2017


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

Northern Kentucky University’s School of the Arts will kick off the fall theatre season with the Shakespeare comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Brian Friel’s Tony Award winning “Dancing at Lughnasa” will follow in October and fan-favorite “Beauty and the Beast” will close out the se...

Norse offense struggles in loss to Cincinnati

Norse offense struggles in loss to Cincinnati

Kelly Salerno, Contributor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

Story will be updated with a photo gallery of tonight's action Northern Kentucky University fell to the University of Cincinnati 1-0 Thursday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse fall to 3-3 on the season while the Bearcats improve to 5-0-1. “We were a little bit disappointed in our per...

NKU students show DACA support at Board of Regents meeting

NKU students show DACA support at Board of Regents meeting

Sam Rosenstiel, Reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU students protested at the semester’s first Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, carrying signs and banners showing support for government immigration program DACA. A Health Innovation Center progress update, new student enrollment data and several board changes were also discussed during Wed...

NKU students protest Sept. 5 DACA decision

NKU students protest Sept. 5 DACA decision

Nicole Browning, News Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

“Sí, se puede!” chanted protesters as they stood on the corner of Walnut Street in downtown Cincinnati joined by passersby honking car horns in support of their cause. “Yes, we can!” As the Trump Administration announced their formal rescission from the DACA program--implemented by the Obama Administr...

Bridging the gap: The search for unity

Bridging the gap: The search for unity

Nicole Browning, News Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

With a United States history that displays itself more like a mosaic than a melting pot, our roots are all planted in different paths based on our races, ethnicities and backgrounds. “The question becomes--when your history collides with someone else’s--meaning if they have a different history based o...

Student-coded ‘JumpSeat’ wants to bring community, connection to NKU

Student-coded ‘JumpSeat’ wants to bring community, connection to NKU

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017


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

Jake Anderson conceived JumpSeat--an interface with the goal of building a more natural community around NKU-- during Northern Exposure as an incoming freshman. Laid out in colored blocks--each notating a different section--the pre-engineering major described the website (still in a demo setup) as a mash-up...

Boehne: Decision on new president estimated in early fall

Boehne: Decision on new president estimated in early fall

Nicole Browning, News Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

As we say farewell to Geoff Mearns, the community opens its doors to a new leader and opportunities. Rich Boehne, chair of the NKU Board of Regents, said that the search committee is estimated to reach a decision in early fall, though he can't ascertain an exact date. While Gerard St. Amand sits as N...

NKU physics professor’s project goes astronomical

NKU physics professor’s project goes astronomical

Jude Noel, Social Media Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU physics professor Dr. Scott Nutter has studied cosmic rays for nearly three decades. On August 14, the scope of his work literally leapt to astronomical proportions. It was on that day that the ISS-CREAM, an experiment that Nutter and an international team of researchers started seven years ago, wa...

Frey scores twice, Norse lose 3-2

Frey scores twice, Norse lose 3-2

Austin Elmore, Contributor

September 3, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU Norse women’s soccer team lost 3-2 to Murray State on Sunday at the NKU Soccer Stadium, bringing their record to 3-2-0 on the season. Murray State came into Sunday’s game with a record of 3-0-0, and they played well at the start on Sunday. The Racers kept possession in the NKU side of ...

First half goals guide Norse past Fort Wayne

First half goals guide Norse past Fort Wayne

Kevin Carey, Reporter

August 31, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU Norse men’s soccer game grabbed their second home victory of the season Thursday night win a 2-1 win over the Fort Wayne Mastodons. The Norse improve to 2-1-0 on the season. The game was supposed to be played on Friday September 1st but was moved up a day as the remnants of Hurricane Harv...

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