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BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

July 23, 2018

Papa John’s is leaving the Student Union before classes resume, the president of the university announced Monday. In an email sent to the campus community, President Ashish Vaidya announced that NKU would remove the pizza franchise from campus due to recent comments made by founder “Papa” John Sch...

Childcare: UC center steps in to save NKU daycare

Childcare: UC center steps in to save NKU daycare

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

June 28, 2018

University of Cincinnati’s childcare center has partnered to take over the Early Childhood Center on campus, NKU announced Thursday. Without a bid, the center was slated to close in June.

BREAKING: Edelen, Frey win SGA presidential election

BREAKING: Edelen, Frey win SGA presidential election

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

March 30, 2018

Spring election commissioner Hunter Poindexter announced the results outside the SGA offices on the third floor of the Student Union on Friday. Full results for student government's spring election can be viewed here.

Choral director steps down after sexual harassment investigation

Choral director steps down after sexual harassment investigation

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor and Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018

SOTA Choral Studies Director Dr. Randy Pennington resigned on Friday after a university investigation found he violated its sexual harassment policy. Four students and a faculty member brought concerns to the university last October, and Pennington was put on administrative leave pending a Title IX investigation on Oct. 23.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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