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Norse take off their dancing shoes as NCAA tournament canceled nationwide

Jalen Tate (11) argues with a referee about a call during the final game of the Horizon League Tournament against UIC. The Norse defeated UIC 71-62 and have now secured a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 12, 2020

The NCAA cancelled the men’s and women’s Division I basketball championships on Thursday afternoon, as well as all remaining winter and spring championship events.  The decision comes after the global pandemic of COVID-19, known as coronavirus, in the U.S., and the country’s growing need to pract...

Provost announces more details on class transitions

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Billy Keeney and Natalie Hamren

March 12, 2020

Following President Ashish Vaidya’s announcement yesterday that NKU will move to alternative delivery for instruction, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands informed faculty and staff in an email that workgroups are busy outlining the details of the transition. Seven-week accelerated online courses will begin as usual on Mar...

NKU students react to campus changes from coronavirus outbreak

NKU students react to campus changes from coronavirus outbreak

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 12, 2020

NKU campus officials announced all classes will shift to online instruction beginning March 23. Students took to social media to voice their thoughts and concerns about not coming back to classes for quite some time.

Student research event moves online

A student discusses their poster and research with others at the Celebration Poster event.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 12, 2020

NKU’s annual Celebration of Student Research and Creativity will be moving to online presentations.  “Celebration” is an event held by the Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity where undergraduate and graduate students present research, artistic or creative projects. The event provi...

NKU announces that classes will move online amid coronavirus concerns

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Billy Keeney, News Editor

March 11, 2020

Due to the nationwide outbreak of coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19, NKU announced that spring break will be extended through Saturday, March 21, and a majority of instruction will transition to online, according to a campus-wide email from President Ashish Vaidya. Beginning March 23, NKU will shift to alternative instruction, moving face-to-fa...

NKU wins the 2020 Horizon League Tournament, 71-62

NKU players celebrate on stage moments after their 71-62 win over UIC. With the win the Norse secure a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

NKU defeated the UIC Flames 71-62 in the 2020 Horizon League Championship game Tuesday night. The Norse will go onto their third NCCA Tournament appearance in NKU’s Division I history.

Rosewood Coast returns with single “Feel Again”

Rosewood Coast returns with single “Feel Again”

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 10, 2020

Rosewood Coast released their first single on Friday since lead singer Kali Marsh joined. “Feel Again” is an upbeat, summertime track that reminds us what it’s like to feel that rush of new love.  RELATED: Student’s goal shifts from Broadway to local band For fans of Paramore, “Feel Again” is reminiscent of “Still Into You,” incorporating familiar pop rock beats and a...

NKU men’s basketball team advances to Horizon League Finals

Dantez Walton (32) goes up for a lay up during the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Green Bay. The Norse defeated Green Bay 80-69 and move on the face UIC in the final round of the Horizon League Tournament.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

NKU men's basketball team survived and advances to the final round of the Horizon League tournament after defeating the Green Bay Phoenix 80-69. NKU took dominated the last five minutes of the game propelling them into their 11 point win. Redshirt junior guard Jalen Tate scored 23 points, shooting 10-of-15 from the free throw line.

NKU women’s basketball season ends due to last second basket

Women's Basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker exits the arena following the 49-50 loss to Green bay in the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

NKU women's basketball team put on a show at Indiana Farmers Coliseum Monday afternoon. The Norse end their season 20-12 after falling to the Green Bay Phoenix 50-49 in the Horizon League semifinals. 

Possible out-of-state Coronavirus case could impact NKY

Possible out-of-state Coronavirus case could impact NKY

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

March 9, 2020

NKU has taken precautionary measures by disinfecting potentially contaminated areas and canceling youth activities planned for spring break following a case of possible Coronavirus impacting the NKU community, according to a campus-wide email by Provost Sue Ott Rowlands. There have, however, been zero conf...

PHOTO GALLERY: NKU women’s basketball team beats Milwaukee, advances in Horizon League Tournament

Carissa Garcia (12)  goes up for a shot during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Milwaukee. The Norse defeated Milwaukee 78-58 on Thursday night.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 6, 2020

NKU women's basketball secured their spot in Indiana after a comeback win over no. 5 Milwaukee Panthers at BB&T Arena. Sophomore point guard Ally Niece led NKU in their 78-58 win with 27 points, shooting 12-of-18 from the field.

Study abroad trips canceled due to Coronavirus

Washing your hands is a way to prevent the spread of infections.

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

March 6, 2020

Two study abroad programs scheduled for spring break have been canceled due to confirmed Coronavirus cases in the destination areas, according to NKU Education Abroad officials.  President Ashish Vaidya, in conjunction with NKU’s Coronavirus preparedness team, made the decision to cancel the program...

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