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Time for Norse to clown around

January 17, 2013

The 2013 homecoming committee has almost doubled the size of past committees with 12-13 members involved in the planning, according to senior public relations major and committee member Ron Burse. “Students...

Twitter can be a good move for Mearns

Twitter can be a good move for Mearns
January 17, 2013

Northern Kentucky University’s president has joined the ranks of other university leaders in the Twitter-verse. Geoff Mearns sent his first tweet Jan. 11, in response to many students who tweeted him...

Greek Life adds not one, but two, additions

January 17, 2013

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...

What tobacco free means for NKU

What tobacco free means for NKU
January 17, 2013

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...

Upgrades expected over the next two years

Upgrades expected over the next two years
January 17, 2013

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...

Mearns, committee to start work on strategic plan for NKU

President Mearn's at Spring 2013 Convocation
January 11, 2013

[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...

BREAKING: NKU to go tobacco free

January 9, 2013

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...

Northern Kentucky community honors, remembers 9/11

Northern Kentucky community honors, remembers 9/11
September 11, 2012

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...

Students fight for more funding at the capitol

Students from Northern Kentucky University, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky University, among others, gathered at the capitol building in Frankfort, Ky. to fight for more state funding at the Rally for Higher Education Feb. 7. Approximately 100 NKU students attended the rally, where university SGA presidents spoke about why more funding is important for their education. NKU SGA stressed the importance of calling legislators directly.
February 8, 2012

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...

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