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Freshmen applications up 30 percent

January 31, 2013

Interest in NKU is on the rise from potential freshmen students, with applications for the class of 2017 up over 30 percent, according to an announcement made by Associate Vice President for Enrollment...

Norse men and women work through D-I season

Norse men and women work through D-I season
January 31, 2013

Women Saturday: The women’s team took control early, keeping Kennesaw State University to 11 points at halftime, while scoring 37 of its own. This was the first time the Owls and Norse have ever...

Kentucky battle comes to life in documentary

January 31, 2013

Steve Oldfield and Sean Thomas,  graduate students in NKU’s public history program, are making a documentary about a little-known battle of the Civil War that took place in the small town of Augusta,...

Mearns expressed optimism in editorial

Mearns expressed optimism in editorial
January 31, 2013

President Geoffrey Mearns has high hopes about the future of Northern Kentucky University, and he professed them explicitly in a recent editorial he wrote for the Kentucky Enquirer. In this article,...

Possible arson attempt in Callahan Hall

January 31, 2013

On Jan. 23, a facilities management worker reported what she believed to be an arson attempt in one of the elevators in Callahan Hall. University Police Chief Jason Willis said that it appeared someone...

Golfer mentors through Best Buddies program

Golfer mentors through Best Buddies program
January 31, 2013

Many college students are multitaskers; they are involved in clubs, organizations or sports along with a full schedule of class work. At NKU there are over 200 clubs that are available for students to...

Norse basketball makes SportsCenter top 10

Norse basketball makes SportsCenter top 10
January 31, 2013

Junior guard Chad Jackson had a put-back dunk against Kennesaw State University on Jan. 26, energizing the homecoming crowd of almost 5,000 people. The dunk was featured on SportsCenter’s top 10 plays...

Final VP Student Affairs candidate talks with NKU

January 26, 2013

Vice President Student Affairs candidate spoke with faculty, students and administrators at an open meeting on Thursday afternoon. Terry Hogan, vice president of Student Affairs at the University of Northern...

Search for VP Student Affairs in full swing

Vice President of Student Affairs Peter Gitau will be temporary replaced by Kim Turner, assistant vice president for student support and business operations.
January 17, 2013

Peter Gitau, associate vice chancellor and dean of students at Southern Illinois University, kicked off the vice president for student affairs search campus visits on Jan. 16. Gitau spoke in the Otto M....

NKU no. 2 in state safety rankings

January 17, 2013

For two years running Northern Kentucky University has ranked second for lowest on-campus crime rates for public schools in Kentucky on stateuniversity.com. Two years ago, this website decided to get information...

Norse Basketball first half season recap

Norse Basketball first half season recap
January 17, 2013

[imagebrowser id=12] Photos by: Kody Kahle Norse basketball has come a long way since Northern Kentucky State College men’s program started in 1971 and the women’s first season in 1974. NKSC...

Norse achieve highest grades in athletics history

Norse achieve highest grades in athletics history
January 17, 2013

Northern Kentucky University athletes are held to a high standard when it comes to academics. Not only do they have to be in good standing with the university, but they also have to meet the National College...

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