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Election 2018: What you need to know

Election 2018: What you need to know
November 5, 2018
Election Day is tomorrow. Are you prepared to vote?

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

NKU's sixth president Dr. Ashish Vaidya addresses students, staff and alumni at Fall Convocation, Aug. 13, 2018.
NKU president weighs in on recent shootings, bombs mailed across the country
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

A patrol vehicle viewed from the glass windows of Student Union Room 108.
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

The Tyler Davidson fountain in front of the Fifth Third Center in Downtown Cincinnati.
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

NKU's Health Innovation Center.
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

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at Greaves Concert Hall, Aug. 27, 2018.
Senate Majority Leader helps instate federal judge in Greaves Hall
August 27, 2018
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

Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.
July 6, 2018
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

April 26, 2018

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...

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

April 12, 2018
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
March 31, 2018
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.

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

NKU invests more in Kentucky pension system for same employee benefits while students, faculty and staff lose out
November 28, 2017
NKU’s pension costs increased by more than $15 million within the last decade, but the benefits for 800 pensioned staff have not changed. Administrators say something must be done to bring the money back to campus.

Immigration town hall gives community forum on national issue

From left to right, Felix Okpe, Victor Ponce, Sandra Oñate, Allison Herre, and W. Allen Cole served as panelists at the DACA town hall on Oct. 19.
October 20, 2017
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.
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