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Greek Life adds not one, but two, additions

Staff Report

January 17, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Kentucky News

After an unsuccessful expansion for Sigma Alpha Epsilon Northern Kentucky University’s Interfraternal Council voted to extend an invitation to Theta Chi Fraternity to colonize a chapter at NKU. NKU Greek Life has also invited Alpha Omicron Pi to join the sorority community this semester after Chi...

What tobacco free means for NKU

What tobacco free means for NKU

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief

January 17, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

The winter break did not slow down Northern Kentucky University faculty from working on changes to the campus. As of Jan. 9, NKU will begin the transition to tobacco free, joining the University of Kentucky and Morehead State University as one of Kentucky’s tobacco-free campuses and the University...

Upgrades expected over the next two years

Upgrades expected over the next two years

Kevin Schultz, News editor

January 17, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Select areas across NKU’s campus will receive upgrades starting this semester which will help improve the overall aesthetic quality of campus. The plan for this five-part campus beautification process passed unanimously at the Jan. 9 Board of Regents meeting where it was given a budget of $75,000. According...

Mearns, committee to start work on strategic plan for NKU

Mearns, committee to start work on strategic plan for NKU

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief

January 11, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

[imagebrowser id=11] Photo credits: Kody Kahle Northern Kentucky University President Geoff Mearns is off to an early start for the spring semester after the spring convocation this morning, where he took the time to review his listening tour and survey results and announce plans for the university’s...

BREAKING: NKU to go tobacco free

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief

January 9, 2013


Filed under Kentucky News, News

The Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents voted today to transform the campus into a completely tobacco-free space. NKU will join the University of Kentucky and Morehead State University as one of Kentucky’s tobacco-free campuses and University of Louisville as a smoke-free campus. The board...

Northern Kentucky community honors, remembers 9/11

Northern Kentucky community honors, remembers 9/11

Erin Pierce, Contributing writer

September 11, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

As flags were flown at half mast to honor Patriot’s Day, a tri-state elementary school turned to its younger students to help remember a day that changed the United States forever. Fairfield South Elementary School, located in Fairfield, Ohio, held a ceremony Tuesday morning to raise a new American...

Students fight for more funding at the capitol

Students fight for more funding at the capitol

Zachary Rogers, Staff writer

February 8, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

It was brisk and seasonable the morning of Feb. 7, and around 100 Northern Kentucky University students took this time to gather outside the Student Union building. Each waited patiently to sign up, grab a box lunch and pile into the waiting buses for the forthcoming 90-mile journey that would take them...

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