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EDITORIAL: Without job security, how can professors do their job?

EDITORIAL: Without job security, how can professors do their job?

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

Two weeks ago, on Good Friday, many non-tenure track (NTTR) lecturers at NKU received letters that due to budget uncertainties, they may not have positions next school year. That’s 47 lecturers in the arts & sciences, 15 in informatics, 16 in education, and more across campus. They’re the...

Education, care go hand-in-hand for Health Innovation director

Education, care go hand-in-hand for Health Innovation director

Josh Goad, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

“She was a woman with a vision,” Dr. Valerie Gray Hardcastle said of her grandmother. ”Her vision was that the sons would get a college education and that was there way out of this abject poverty and the daughters would marry someone with a college education.” Hardcastle, NKU’s first executive...

Pride Week Open Mic helps student artists make their voices heard

Pride Week Open Mic helps student artists make their voices heard

Kane Mitten, Reporter

April 8, 2018


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

Nearly every seat available in the Student Union multi-purpose room was filled Tuesday night as students, parents, and friends came to support the lineup of artists and poets at the 5th annual NKU Open Mic Night—part of the campus’ yearly Pride Week. Birdy, a trans student at NKU, gave a moving...

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

April 5, 2018


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

This off-season should prove to be a period of change for the Norse, with many members of the team leaving the roster. Williams’ transfer left a scholarship spot open, which was  awarded to Tyler Sharpe, a transfer from Louisville. Sharpe announced this on his Twitter account. Thank you 🙏🏼 ht...

‘Let Our Loss Be Heard’: Dance 18 piece examines race and American history.

‘Let Our Loss Be Heard’: Dance 18 piece examines race and American history.

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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

The notion that art can express ideas, concepts and emotions seemingly impossible to grasp conversationally is nothing new, but the truth of the cliché struck souls in one of Dance 18’s feature pieces, Let Our Loss be Heard.

WATCH: FUEL NKU Hosts a Monthly Food Drive

WATCH: FUEL NKU Hosts a Monthly Food Drive

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

The last Wednesday of each month, Fuel NKU sponsors a produce stand in the Student Union to offer free, fresh produce to students on a budget.  In addition to the produce stand, you can shop in Fuel NKU's campus food pantry, located on the first floor of the University Center.  Offering a variety...

GALLERY: NKU’s 5th Annual Pride March

GALLERY: NKU’s 5th Annual Pride March

Jude Noel and Emerson Swoger

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Multimedia

  Students took to the Student Union Plaza this morning to attend NKU's 5th Annual Pride March, which officially kicked off Pride Week, organized by LGBTQ Programs and Services. The march started at 11:50 a.m. and ended back at the Student Union, where attendees were invited to a resource ...

Your Guide to NKU Pride Week

Your Guide to NKU Pride Week

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Following a drag show held in the Student Union ballroom Friday night, NKU’s 5th annual LGBTQ Pride Week begins with its annual Pride March on Monday morning at 11:50 a.m. in the SU plaza. The march, organized by LGBTQ Programs and Services, will be immediately followed by a resource fair and a cla...

In the wake of the Early Childhood Center’s closure, students work to save it

In the wake of the Early Childhood Center’s closure, students work to save it

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In a small room next to the Early Childhood Center, Samantha Hamilton holds her youngest son on one knee. In front of them are stacks of research and statistics that detail the struggle single parents face while obtaining a college degree. For her, the ECC has made her feel like finishing her educ...

Why the Second Amendment stuck around

Why the Second Amendment stuck around

Natalie Hamren, Asst. News Editor

March 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

With each mass shooting, the gun control debate emerges and re-emerges. At its center is what the Second Amendment, ratified in 1791, actually means.

BREAKING: Edelen, Frey win SGA presidential election

BREAKING: Edelen, Frey win SGA presidential election

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News, SGA

Spring election commissioner Hunter Poindexter announced the results outside the SGA offices on the third floor of the Student Union on Friday. Full results for student government's spring election can be viewed here.

Budget provision would let colleges fire tenured faculty

Budget provision would let colleges fire tenured faculty

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Is tenure in trouble? A late addition to the Kentucky state budget would allow universities to fire tenured faculty when cutting programs.

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