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Balancing a healthy diet as a college student

Balancing a healthy diet as a college student

Elizabeth Cates, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

As college students take on heavy course loads, jobs, extracurricular activities, family responsibilities and more, it can be a struggle to prioritize eating well and exercising.  95 percent of college students are not eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables and 60 percent are not...

All Card design, advising evaluations discussed at SGA

All Card design, advising evaluations discussed at SGA

Billy Keeney, News Editor

February 25, 2020

A new resolution proposed by Academic Excellence Senator Hannah Miller and Committee Chairman of Academic Affairs Alan Millward endorsing the universal implementation of online academic advisor evaluations had its first reading in SGA’s Monday meeting. Secretary of Public Relations Jessica Archer a...

NKU professor named VP of World History Association

NKU professor named VP of World History Association

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 18, 2020

NKU Regents Professor Dr. Jonathan Reynolds has been elected as vice president of the World History Association, the largest world history organization. Reynolds teaches African and World History at NKU, in addition to several history courses in the Honors program. He is also a leader in historic...

SGA gets visit from state representative nominee, update on enrollment strategy

SGA gets visit from state representative nominee, update on enrollment strategy

Billy Keeney, News Editor

February 18, 2020

On Monday, SGA had an update on the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan (SEMP) for the 2020 to 2024 school years and got a visit from Rachel Roberts, the Democratic candidate for the Kentucky District 67 State Representative.  Rachel Roberts on local business and politics Roberts, owner of the Yog...

Library improvements, accreditation solutions discussed at SGA

Library improvements, accreditation solutions discussed at SGA

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

February 11, 2020

Comments on library improvement Dean of Steely Library Andrea Falcone joined SGA’s open session for members to voice concerns and pitch ideas to improve Steely Library.  Committee Chairwoman of University Improvements Onyinyechi Okorie pitched the idea of having the facility open 24 hours, to which F...

Dr. Ginni Fair announced as dean of the College of Education

Dr. Ginni Fair announced as dean of the College of Education

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2020

NKU has announced Dr. Ginni Fair as dean of the College of Education. Fair will join NKU on July 1, 2020. “The way we prepare educators for the classroom continues to evolve, and I’m excited to bring in best practices and new learning experiences to Northern Kentucky,” Fair said in a press release. ...

Safewave: ‘My goal is to at least save some lives’

Safewave: ‘My goal is to at least save some lives’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

Trevon Bruch, a Northern Kentucky native and INKUBATOR participant, was awoken one night to a fire alarm. It dawned on him that not everyone has the privilege of hearing alarms, intruders or defending themselves if a situation were to occur. 

Students bypass rising textbook prices

Students bypass rising textbook prices

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2020

“It’s ridiculous that I’m spending $30 on a book I’m going to use in a class for one semester,” freshman computer science major Seth Mac said.  The cost of course materials is a common complaint on college campuses, but some students and programs at NKU are finding ways to undercut the...

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

February 4, 2020

On Monday, 11 new senate candidates were presented for appointment. Each candidate was given the floor to introduce themselves. After sharing their name, major, year and reasons for wanting to join SGA, the candidates were also given the opportunity to share any ideas that they want to implement upo...

Sophomore business major passes away at 19

Sophomore business major passes away at 19

Billy Keeney, News Editor

February 3, 2020

This afternoon in an email, President Ashish Vaidya announced that Charles Joseph Raymond “Charlie” Schreiber, a 19-year-old sophomore business major from Bellevue, passed away last Wednesday on Jan. 29. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Charlie’s family and friends. He will be missed as a member of ...

Students displaced after Woodcrest hall closure

Students displaced after Woodcrest hall closure

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

February 3, 2020

After living in Woodcrest Apartments’ Willow Hall for about 10 days, Savannah Guelda was asked to move out. When she received Dean of Students Arnie Slaughter’s email on Dec. 30 announcing the closure of Sycamore and Oak Halls, Guelda said she was under the impression she wasn’t going to be...

Under new governor, LGBTQ campus community looks ahead

Under new governor, LGBTQ campus community looks ahead

Kyle Wade, Copy Editor

January 31, 2020

Even though NKU is a safe haven against discrimination, it is still legal for any reason outside of campus boundaries. This means people can lose their jobs, housing or be denied service because of their religion, race or sexual orientation—essentially, fired for what makes them who they are. 

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