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What you missed at SGA Sept. 17

What you missed at SGA Sept. 17

Ryan Clifton, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Kentucky News, News, SGA, WYMASGA

Protesters descended on Student Government Association’s Sept. 17 meeting to rally against the appointment of a justice accused of using derogatory language by a former SGA senator and former justice. Two state senators also spoke about university funding, and SGA passed a resolution for veterans.

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In Kentucky, cases of hepatitis A continue to climb. Per year, the commonwealth typically experiences 20 cases of the virus. Since November 2017, that number has grown to over 1,300 reported cases in the state and 50 in northern Kentucky, according to the Northern Kentucky Health Department.

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

Corine Byrne, Contributor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Willing to expand your educational experience outside of the borders? The Office of Study Abroad will be hosting the annual Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

Board of Regents combat enrollment dip, form student success team

Board of Regents combat enrollment dip, form student success team

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Enrollment is down by an estimated 4 percent this semester and that has affected our spending for the same period. President Ashish Vaidya believes by recruiting and retaining 540 students NKU can make up for this.

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Sirena Cunningham, Contributor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

After 12 years of planning and construction, the new Health Innovation Center opens its doors to students and provides a new home to the College of Health Professions. It took five different efforts to get the funding from the general assembly, said Mary Paula Schuh, director of campus planning. ...

Honors dean says college a ‘sandbox’ for innovation

Honors dean says college a ‘sandbox’ for innovation

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Eleven years ago, Dr. James Buss taught three to four sections of United States History to the Civil War every semester. Each class had anywhere from 70 to 500 students in it. And every time he taught the course, it was the exact same.

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

The second floor of Founders Hall is home to NKU’s newest college: the Honors College. Once serving to bridge the gap between disciplines and creating advanced curriculum for both students and faculty, it has been deemed an important component in NKU’s future successes.

‘That could’ve been me’: NKU reacts to Cincinnati shooting

‘That could’ve been me’: NKU reacts to Cincinnati shooting

Sam Rosenstiel, Nicole Browning, Natalie Hamren, and Josh Kelly

September 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, National News, News

Cincinnati Police confirmed four people were killed during an active shooter incident at Fifth Third Center on Fountain Square Thursday.

Getting fishy emails? How to protect your NKU account from fraud

Getting fishy emails? How to protect your NKU account from fraud

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Do you keep getting suspicious emails offering work-from-home positions? How about unfamiliar users looking for a personal assistant, promising big bucks upfront? Here’s how you can protect yourself from phishing and annoying spam.

Au No! HIC bakery Au Bon Pain won’t open until October

Au No! HIC bakery Au Bon Pain won’t open until October

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

The much-anticipated new bakery Au Bon Pain in the Health Innovation Center will not open until mid-October.

Forbes ranks NKU on list of top U.S. colleges

Forbes ranks NKU on list of top U.S. colleges

Daniel Jones, Contributor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

Northern Kentucky University has once again been named a top college in Forbes’ annual  ranking of 650 total public and private U.S. colleges.

Police Beat week of Aug. 29

Police Beat week of Aug. 29

Northerner Staff

August 29, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

From the University Police logs, here's the week in crime at NKU.

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