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Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby named College of Business dean

Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby named College of Business dean

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

May 8, 2019

NKU announced Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby as the new dean for the Haile/US Bank College of Business on Wednesday. Before coming to NKU, Dr. HassabElnaby worked at the University of Toledo’s College of Business and Innovation where he served as the associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research. HassabElnaby...

Norse Baseball Break Losing Streak against Oakland Grizzlies

Norse Baseball Break Losing Streak against Oakland Grizzlies

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

May 6, 2019

In their series against Oakland, the NKU baseball team breaks their seven game losing streak with a sweep against the Golden Grizzlies. The Norse won the first game on Saturday 11-10, followed by two wins on Sunday with final scores of 12-3 and 14-3.  This brings the Norse’s overall record up to 13-34 and their conference record to 11-13, while the Golden Grizzlies fall to 10-30 overall and 8-13 in the Horizon League.

NKU names Steely Library’s next dean

NKU names Steely Library’s next dean

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

May 6, 2019

NKU announced Andrea Falcone as the new Steely Librarian dean on Monday.

Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

May 1, 2019

The NKU softball team took on Miami (Ohio) in a double header on Tuesday afternoon.  The final score of the first game was 5-1 with the Redhawks winning. The final score of the second game was 3-2 with the Redhawks taking the win as well. Overall, the Norse’s record falls 17-30 while the Redhawks’ record improves 30-14.

Opinion: What being a wannabe vegetarian taught me about perfection

Opinion: What being a wannabe vegetarian taught me about perfection

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

I can still remember the stale smell of bread on my Subway uniform as I excitedly claimed on the job, “I’m going to be a ‘Happy-meat-a-tarian!’” What my 17-year-old self meant at the time was that I was only going to eat meat that was raised “ethically.” This first attempt probably...

Chase professor cited, quoted in national death penalty case

Chase professor cited, quoted in national death penalty case

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

April 30, 2019

Drug dealer Azibo Aquart and his accomplices pulled on their masks and armed themselves early one morning on August 24, 2005, to break in a “perceived” drug competitor’s apartment. After constraining her and two others in the apartment, Aquart and company beat them to death with baseball bats, ac...

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

Noelle Horn, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

On March 18, Student Government Association senator Jontay Brown signed a resolution that asked that NKU’s counseling services better serve its minority students. With only one in three African Americans receiving mental health care who need it, according to the American Psychiatric Association, this issue may be large...

St. Baldrick’s event allows students to shave heads and save lives

St. Baldrick’s event allows students to shave heads and save lives

Haley Millay, Contributor

April 26, 2019

Students shaved their heads as part of the annual spring philanthropy event for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation put on by Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity in the Student Union on Friday. St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that, according to its website, works “closely with leading...

Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

It’s official! The new men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn stepped foot into his new home of BB&T Arena Thursday afternoon. The press conference opened with remarks from President Ashish Vaidya and NKU Athletic Director Ken Bothof—welcoming Horn and his family to the NKU community.

How higher ed employees cope with no paid parental leave

How higher ed employees cope with no paid parental leave

Nicole Browning and Corinne Byrne

April 25, 2019

There is no current standard for paid parental leave in America, and regional universities including NKU, UK, UC, WKU, EKU, Murray State and Morehead State also do not offer paid leave, but are legally protected under the Family Medical Leave Act, which prevents eligible employees from being terminated...

NKU selects Darrin Horn as men’s basketball head coach

NKU selects Darrin Horn as men’s basketball head coach

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2019

Horn formerly coached WKU, USC, and was assistant coach at the University of Texas.

GALLERY: Students celebrate at annual Gayla

GALLERY: Students celebrate at annual Gayla

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 22, 2019

NKU’s Rainbow Underground hosted its annual Gayla Friday night in the University Center ballroom, welcoming students from the campus and surrounding high schools to have a second chance at prom. Adrian Whittamore, president of Rainbow Underground, said he didn’t get to go to prom in high ...

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