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NKU student dies in fall at Red River Gorge

NKU student dies in fall at Red River Gorge

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

A Northern Kentucky University student was killed in a fall while on spring break at Red River Gorge Tuesday evening. Luis Fernando Carlos, 20, was killed in a fall from Whistling Arch around 7:30 p.m., according to the Wolfe County coroner. The Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team called the coroner...

After harassment complaints, Chase Dean resigned in December, could return as professor in fall

After harassment complaints, Chase Dean resigned in December, could return as professor in fall

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Chase Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned after three women, two of them students, complained of sexual harassment to the university, according to an investigation by The Cincinnati Enquirer. Standen will stay on as a professor in fall.

13-year-old driver collides with police cruiser at NKU entrance

13-year-old driver collides with police cruiser at NKU entrance

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News, Police Beat

A 13-year-old was behind the wheel of a car that collided with a police cruiser on campus Tuesday afternoon.

Two burglaries reported in Regents Hall

Two burglaries reported in Regents Hall

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News, Police Beat

Campus police are currently investigating two burglaries alleged to have taken place in Regents Hall this month, according to a timely warning sent to students and faculty today. The pair of burglaries were reported Jan. 8 and Jan. 30, respectively. The suspect(s) allegedly forced entry into an o...

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Gov. Matt Bevin proposed a 7.7 percent or $3.9 million funding cut for Northern Kentucky University in his state of the Commonwealth address on Jan. 16.

Restaurants, shopping, medical offices coming to Nunn Drive

Restaurants, shopping, medical offices coming to Nunn Drive

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

NKU announced on Monday plans to build new amenities and medical offices on Nunn Drive starting in mid-2018, bringing new restaurants, retail, apartments, and a 70,000 square-foot St. Elizabeth medical office to campus.

Incoming president Vaidya addresses university on diversity, finance

Incoming president Vaidya addresses university on diversity, finance

Mackenzie Manley & Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-In-Chief, Copy Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

NKU’s Board of Regents named Dr. Ashish K. Vaidya as the university’s sixth president at a special meeting on Thursday.

BREAKING: Dr. Ashish K. Vaidya named sixth president

BREAKING: Dr. Ashish K. Vaidya named sixth president

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

NKU’s Board of Regents named Ashish K. Vaidya the university’s sixth president at a special meeting on Thursday. Vaidya currently serves as interim president at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Before that, he served as California State University’s provost and vice president for acad...

SGA passes DACA solidarity resolution

SGA passes DACA solidarity resolution

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

SGA passed a resolution for solidarity with DACA recipients at their meeting on Oct. 23. Resolution 2017-2018.001 aims to establish NKU “as a safe community which fosters a positive learning environment and protects the rights and privacy of students on campus.”

Interim pres. signs letter urging Congress for immigration fix

Interim pres. signs letter urging Congress for immigration fix

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

NKU’s Interim Pres. Gerard St. Amand signed a letter with almost 800 other universities urging Congress to work on long-term immigration reform on Thursday.

UPDATE: First-degree rape reported to campus police

UPDATE: First-degree rape reported to campus police

Jude Noel, Social Media Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, News

A sexual assault classified as first-degree rape was reported to campus police on Wednesday. According to an email sent by the Northern Kentucky University Police Department to the student body, the incident reportedly took place in Woodcrest Apartments between the evening of Oct. 14 and the early mor...

UPDATE: NKU reaches settlement in sexual assault lawsuit

UPDATE: NKU reaches settlement in sexual assault lawsuit

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

August 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, News

After a year and a half long sexual assault lawsuit, Northern Kentucky University reached a settlement with a female student Wednesday. The woman, Jane Doe, sued the university in 2016 for mishandling her case in 2013. NKU was confident in their legal position, according to a statement released by the university on Thursday, but believed, "proceeding with a lengt...

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