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VIDEO: SGA semester recap

VIDEO: SGA semester recap

Keara McClellan, Jason Houston, and Caleb Hodges

December 9, 2019

Earlier this semester The Northerner decided to check in with NKU's Student Government Association to see how things were going. Now, as the end of the semester is rapidly approaching, we wanted to see what members of SGA thought were their greatest accomplishments and what can still be improved upon.

Breathing life into classrooms with STEM

Breathing life into classrooms with STEM

Rachel Smith, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

Termites. Toads. Mealworms. Madagascar hissing cockroaches. These animals are considered pests in a home, but in P-12 science classes across Kentucky and Ohio, they are essential teaching tools for NKU’s Next Generation STEM Classroom Project. The university’s Center for Integrative Natural Science ...

SGA creates new committees and appoints chairs

SGA creates new committees and appoints chairs

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

December 2, 2019

SGA’s last meeting of the fall semester was full of holiday cheer as the senators wore their best ugly Christmas sweaters at Monday’s meeting. During the meeting, President Jarett Lopez announced the creation of two new Ad-Hoc committees. The two committees created were the Design and Artistic Endeavor...

Police report sexual assault in Callahan Hall

Police report sexual assault in Callahan Hall

Billy Keeney, News Editor

December 1, 2019

University Police released a timely warning Sunday afternoon stating a sexual assault occurred in Callahan Hall, on Nov. 30 around 9:00 p.m. According to the release, University Police received an anonymous report that stated the victim met the suspect through a dating app and had been communicating...

Dating in the digital age: safety, awareness

Dating in the digital age: safety, awareness

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

November 21, 2019

They met on Tinder and decided to stop for coffee at Carabello in Newport. He was sweet, she remembered. He brought her the coffee she ordered, which came with a caramel candy on top. She noticed it was wrapped “wonky” but ignored it. When her date went to the bathroom, the barista repeatedly offered ...

‘It’s all about the turnover’: Parking Services sells more passes than spots available

‘It’s all about the turnover’: Parking Services sells more passes than spots available

Kyle Wade, Reporter

November 20, 2019

With 10,734 parking passes issued and only 6,694 parking spots available as of Nov. 14, 2019, finding a parking spot has become a difficult task for NKU students and faculty alike.  “It’s like trying to find a needle in a haystack; it’s just impossible,” Devaughn Allen, sophomore marketing major, said about his experience with NKU parking. Allen is a recent transfer student who...

SGA reappoints committee chairs, amendment changes

SGA reappoints committee chairs, amendment changes

Noelle Horn, Asst. News Editor

November 19, 2019

At Monday’s SGA meeting, two committee chairs were reappointed and Chief Justice Noah Cullen went over amendments to the constitution.

Nursing students provide healthcare for underserved regions

Nursing students provide healthcare for underserved regions

Caitlyn Helton, Contributor

November 18, 2019

Nursing students are volunteering at the Nurse Advocacy Center for the Underserved to give free medical care to people who previously didn't have it.

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.

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