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Board of Regents discuss renovation plans across campus

Board of Regents discuss renovation plans across campus

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

November 14, 2019

Renovations needed to multiple buildings on campus Mary Paula Schuh, director of planning, design and construction, and Mike Hales, interim vice president for administration and finance and chief financial officer, spoke about recommendations for the capital budget—the allocated budget for main...

US 27, Sbarro construction, parking appeal updates

US 27, Sbarro construction, parking appeal updates

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

November 12, 2019

US 27 Update During Monday’s SGA meeting, Adam Grant from Fairmount Properties gave an update on the construction happening on the corner of Nunn Drive and Alexandria Pike. Grant said the function of the center would be the place where NKU and the community intersect.  “It's a place for shar...

Pay for parking tickets with peanut butter

Pay for parking tickets with peanut butter

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

November 12, 2019

NKU Parking Services is taking food donations in place of parking citations. Parking Services is accepting donations of six 28-oz plastic jars of peanut butter, six 5-oz cans of chicken or six boxes of granola or protein bars. All donations will go to FUEL NKU. Food for Fines will run until No...

VIDEO: SGA on NPHC representation on campus

VIDEO: SGA on NPHC representation on campus

Corrine Carnohan, Hunter Dunn, and Jenna Manor

November 12, 2019

SGA is passing a resolution to give NPHC organizations a physical representation on campus, much like FSL's benches. SGA Vice President Shelby Sanford gives The Northerner the scoop.

To vote or not to vote: NKU students on election process

To vote or not to vote: NKU students on election process

Chelsea Cahill, Contributor

November 6, 2019

Wearing the “I voted” sticker around campus carries a sense of pride for some. For others, they weren’t aware of the election. With the election in Kentucky taking place last night, how do NKU students view elections and do they think voting is worth it? Shannon McGuire, freshman social work major,...

VIDEO: What’s Happening in SGA

VIDEO: What’s Happening in SGA

Caleb Hodges, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Northern Kentucky University’s Student Government Association is constantly active in trying to improve NKU. Reporter Caleb Hodges explores the different responsibilities within the organization, and how the members attempt to approach each of them.

SGA passes resolution for NPHC plots

SGA passes resolution for NPHC plots

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

November 6, 2019

CORRECTION, 10/6: A previous version of this story included a misquote from president Jarett Lopez. The inaccuracy has now been corrected. We regret this error.  Passing the first resolution During Monday's meeting, the first resolution of the 2019-20 legislative session was read for a second time an...

Student’s perspectives on upcoming governor election

Student’s perspectives on upcoming governor election

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

November 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: Taylor House uses ze/hir pronouns.  Taylor House, fifth-year music composition and statistics double major Voting: Andy Beshear   Taylor House is making the hour-long trip to hir hometown of Louisville, Kentucky to vote for Andy Beshear.  “He’s not Matt Bevin,” House sai...

NKU offers displaced CCU students 50 percent tuition discount

NKU offers displaced CCU students 50 percent tuition discount

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

October 30, 2019

NKU is offering a 50 percent tuition discount to Cincinnati Christian University students for the next spring semester after the university abruptly announced it is closing its doors at the end of this fall semester. The closing, announced earlier this week, will displace nearly 700 students at the...

VIDEO: How TANK has Driven Student Success

VIDEO: How TANK has Driven Student Success

Daniel Jones, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Since 2007, the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky and Northern Kentucky University have been driving students to succeed by making it possible for them to ride for free on the buses.

NKU police implement body-worn cameras

NKU police implement body-worn cameras

Kyle Wade, Contributor

October 23, 2019

In 2018, 992 people were shot and killed by police. As of this year, another 717 have lost their lives to fatal force, according to The Washington Post. While some police departments move away from body camera programs, NKU’s police department begins its own.  Following a $14,000 Department of Justice grant, NKU police have begun to field its ‘Safety Vision’ body-w...

Vaidya discusses strategic framework, retention issues at SGA

Vaidya discusses strategic framework, retention issues at SGA

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

October 22, 2019

President Ashish Vaidya addressed the concerns of students and shared updates in regards to NKU’s strategic framework, enrollment and how NKU can best serve the region.  Student success is priority Success by Design, a strategic framework that prioritizes students’ success, is a response to co...

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