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Human trafficking task force working to help Kentucky victims

Human trafficking task force working to help Kentucky victims

Noelle Horn, Reporter

February 20, 2019

In Northern Kentucky, the dangers of human trafficking might appear inconsequential. One imagines a trip abroad gone wrong or bases their knowledge around the dramatic portrayals they’ve seen in Hollywood. But this violation of human rights is living and prevalent, and it can happen to anyone. In...

Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 13, 2019

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or b...

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Lunar eclipse draws crowds to Haile Planetarium

Owen Treolo, Reporter

January 22, 2019

This past Sunday night, the Haile Planetarium hosted an event to commemorate the super blood wolf moon eclipse, an extremely rare occurrence. The event started with a small documentary about the moon and the history of its exploration, followed by demonstrations about eclipses. A lunar eclipse occurs ...

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Noelle Horn, Reporter

January 18, 2019

It isn't easy to get Chase Law professor Jennifer Kinsley to back down from a challenge.

Government shutdown: what students need to know

Government shutdown: what students need to know

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2019

The partial federal government shutdown enters its 21st day on Friday, tying it with the longest shutdown in U.S. history.

How should you learn about college debt?

How should you learn about college debt?

Nicole Browning and Sam Rosenstiel

November 28, 2018

With tuition on the rise at universities around the country, more and more students are taking out loans to afford a college degree, and NKU students are no exception. How students learn about debt and eventually overcome it is up to them, but what’s available at NKU to help them on their financial journey?

Election 2018: What you need to know

Election 2018: What you need to know

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

Election Day is tomorrow. Are you prepared to vote?

Vaidya: After troubling events, NKU ‘no place for hate’

Vaidya: After troubling events, NKU ‘no place for hate’

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

NKU president Dr. Ashish Vaidya called for a unified campus in light of recent violence around the country.

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

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

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

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

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

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