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Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

October 3, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, National News, News

NKU uses trainings, alerts and procedures to keep students safe during active shootings and other emergencies.

‘That could’ve been me’: NKU reacts to Cincinnati shooting

‘That could’ve been me’: NKU reacts to Cincinnati shooting

Sam Rosenstiel, Nicole Browning, Natalie Hamren, and Josh Kelly

September 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Featured Story, National News, News

Cincinnati Police confirmed four people were killed during an active shooter incident at Fifth Third Center on Fountain Square Thursday.

Forbes ranks NKU on list of top U.S. colleges

Forbes ranks NKU on list of top U.S. colleges

Daniel Jones, Contributor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

Northern Kentucky University has once again been named a top college in Forbes’ annual  ranking of 650 total public and private U.S. colleges.

McConnell praises NKY court pick at NKU ceremony

McConnell praises NKY court pick at NKU ceremony

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, National News, News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell espoused President Donald Trump’s pick for federal judge in Greaves Concert Hall Monday.

Chase professor a Supreme Court contender

Chase professor a Supreme Court contender

Josh Goad, Asst. News Editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

Chase professor Amul Thapar is on President Trump's shortlist to serve on the Supreme Court following Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.

WATCH: The Debate on Gun Safety Reaches NKU

WATCH: The Debate on Gun Safety Reaches NKU

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News, Video

The national gun debate has sparked new passion and conversation in many students since the shooting in Parkland, Florida.  While much of the legislation that has been proposed in the wake of the school shooting has been to increase the presence of guns in schools, many more are opposed to the idea....

‘NKU, what are we going to do?’: Students, professors, staff rally against state cuts, pension hikes

‘NKU, what are we going to do?’: Students, professors, staff rally against state cuts, pension hikes

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, National News, News

Roaring louder than the coursing winds outside the Student Union were chants of “fund our future” led by students, faculty and staff protesting state education cuts. Homemade signs with “I AM WORTH IT,” “LET’S NOT GO BACKWARD” and “SAVE HIGHER EDUCATION” written in black ink waved as speakers advocated for relief from cuts.

Why the Second Amendment stuck around

Why the Second Amendment stuck around

Natalie Hamren, Asst. News Editor

March 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

With each mass shooting, the gun control debate emerges and re-emerges. At its center is what the Second Amendment, ratified in 1791, actually means.

Immigration town hall gives community forum on national issue

Immigration town hall gives community forum on national issue

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

SGA hosted a town hall meeting where students could voice concerns about DACA to a panel of experts and students in the SU ballroom on Thursday night.

SGA to host immigration town hall, vote on DACA resolution

SGA to host immigration town hall, vote on DACA resolution

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, National News, News

SGA will address concerns about the future of DACA recipients at an immigration town hall on Oct. 19 in the SU. SGA's DACA solidarity resolution goes to a vote on Oct. 23.

AP editor immersed in unbelievable presidential election cycle

AP editor immersed in unbelievable presidential election cycle

Matt Sexton, Reporter

October 9, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

Still 13 months away from the presidential election, the race to the White House has been more unbelievable than one could imagine, according to the Associated Press’ national political editor.David Scott, who has held that position since April 29, 2014 spoke to an attentive audience Wednesday in t...

Hillary Clinton draws big crowds to campus

Hillary Clinton draws big crowds to campus

Kevin Schultz and Carrie Crotzer

November 1, 2014


Filed under 2014, Featured Story, Kentucky News, National News, News

Former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by Northern Kentucky University this morning to rally for Kentucky democrat senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Clinton and Grimes both gave speeches to a crowd of about 1,400 people in the university's Bank of Kentucky Center. ...

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