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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...

Students take a stand, raise money before India trip

November 20, 2012

Students at Northern Kentucky University may have noticed more white being worn in the Math Education Psychology building on Thursday. The College of Health Professions launched its first campus Whiteout....

NKU students help lead Cincinnati Marriage Equality Protest

November 5, 2011

NKU students helped coordinate the Marriage Equality Protest in Cincinnati on Nov 5. Adam Hoover, a 17-year-old Harrison High School student, originally posted the event via Facebook. "Everyone...

iRIP: He made the 21st century

October 12, 2011

Candles flickered outside Apple stores, where bouquets of flowers encircled photos of Steve Jobs. Thousands of mourners replaced their Facebook photos with the black Apple logo. And tributes flooded in...

Technology proving to be new addiction

September 20, 2011

Michael Decker is always reachable. The 42-year-old creative director from Dallas sleeps with his phone nearby on his nightstand. From when he wakes up and checks it until he sets it down before bed, his...

National tragedy hit home

January 26, 2011

Almost every news source he flashed through kept repeating one word. “Dead.” News agencies reported that the inspirational provider of one of the most meaningful experiences in the life of a Northern...

Indian Head Rock returned to Kentucky

November 8, 2010

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The three-year battle with Ohio for an 8-ton boulder that state archaeologists say is steeped in Kentucky history concluded Thursday when the artifact was returned. The boulder...

Whooping cough cases up 226 percent in N.Ky.

November 8, 2010

EDGEWOOD, Ky. (AP) — Health officials in northern Kentucky say there's been a big increase in the number of whooping cough cases this year in that area as well as around the U.S. Since January, 111...

Voting begins, election features US Senate race

November 2, 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voting began Tuesday in Kentucky where a moderate number of voters were expected to take part in one of the most closely watched races in the country, with Democrat Jack Conway...

Fire in northern Ky. appears intentionally set

November 2, 2010

ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) — Firefighters from more than a dozen departments have controlled a northern Kentucky brush fire that officials say was intentionally set. The Kentucky Enquirer reports the large...

US Senate candidates begin final push for votes

November 1, 2010

WORTHINGTON, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidates Jack Conway and Rand Paul are crisscrossing Kentucky in a final push for votes ahead of Tuesday's general election. Paul, a Republican from Bowling Green,...

Man could face death penalty in Ill. student death

November 1, 2010

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man may face the death penalty if convicted in the slaying of a college freshman who went missing earlier this month. William Curl is jailed on $5 million bail in the...

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