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National science grant makes scholarships ‘SOAR’

National science grant makes scholarships ‘SOAR’

Jack Flesch, Contributor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In fall 2019, 36 new NKU students will join hundreds of current NKU students and alumni as members of the Scholarships, Opportunities, Achievements and Results (SOAR) Project as a recent National Science Foundation grant puts the SOAR Project back on its feet. The SOAR Project began at NKU in 2008 in eff...

Did your college step up on Giving Tuesday?

Did your college step up on Giving Tuesday?

Northerner Staff

November 28, 2018


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How does your college fare against the rest?

How should you learn about college debt?

How should you learn about college debt?

Nicole Browning and Sam Rosenstiel

November 28, 2018


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

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?

Opioids: Health Innovation receives $200K to fight epidemic

Opioids: Health Innovation receives $200K to fight epidemic

Northerner Staff

November 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News, Science & Health

Northern Kentucky’s opioid overdose rates were among some of the highest in the state last year.

What’s open on Thanksgiving Day?

What’s open on Thanksgiving Day?

Northerner Staff

November 22, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Sticking around campus for Thanksgiving? Or do you want to get a leg up on holiday shopping?

‘Hope in others’: how to talk about thoughts of suicide

‘Hope in others’: how to talk about thoughts of suicide

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

“There’s no shame in being depressed; there’s no shame in feeling suicidal,” Dr. Kathy O’Connor said. In any one year, over 17 million Americans report feeling depressed, and over half of all suicides are tied to depression. Unfortunately, 86 percent of college students who died by suicide did not seek on-ca...

NKU food pantry growing, moving to Albright Center

NKU food pantry growing, moving to Albright Center

Northerner Staff

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

FUEL NKU, the on-campus food pantry for students, is about to get much, much bigger.

What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

So far, President Ashish Vaidya said his core team has had over 1,700 face-to-face interactions with students, staff, faculty and community members through over 70 different “Talkshop” sessions.

At campus pro-life display, opinions split on Roe v. Wade

At campus pro-life display, opinions split on Roe v. Wade

Noelle Horn, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

“Life begins when you stand up to Christian fascists” and “I have no right to deny her right” were some of the many signs at the Revolutionary Student Union’s Rally for Roe v. Wade on Thursday. Pro-life group Northern Right to Life showed their annual “Cemetery of the Innocents” disp...

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

At an evening vigil for an NKU student who recently died on campus, students, faculty, alumni and community members gathered in the Student Union ballroom to remember his life.

Innovation and entrepreneurship center ranked top 5 best worldwide

Innovation and entrepreneurship center ranked top 5 best worldwide

Daniel Jones, Contributor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been recognized as one of the best in the world for their efforts in launching and supporting student-led startup companies. The center was one of five finalists chosen for “Outstanding Contribution to Venture Creation” at the annual confe...

Election 2018: What you need to know

Election 2018: What you need to know

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018


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

Election Day is tomorrow. Are you prepared to vote?

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