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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....

Police Beat week of April 25

Police Beat week of April 25

Northerner Staff

April 24, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

A dorm party, marijuana possession, harassing cards and theft at the Rec. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

What you missed at SGA April 23

What you missed at SGA April 23

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, SGA, WYMASGA

SGA carried out its first meeting with the new 2018-19 assembly, appointed committee chairs and passed an honorary resolution in celebration of NKU’s 50th anniversary. Here’s what you missed at SGA on April 23.

Students, parents rally for campus childcare with UC takeover on the table

Students, parents rally for campus childcare with UC takeover on the table

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

One week after students and staff rallied against state budget cuts, two dozen students marched outside the Student Union to save the Early Childhood Center, a program slated to close June 1 due to budget pressures that have existed since 2015.

SGA takes action against ‘hate speech’ on campus

SGA takes action against ‘hate speech’ on campus

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

In response to seasonal speakers that come to campus—ones that often challenge the belief systems, ideologies and identities of many NKU community members—SGA passed a resolution that would alert students and faculty of ‘hate speakers’ arriving on campus. 

Police Beat week of April 18

Police Beat week of April 18

Northerner Staff

April 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

Damage to Student Union glass and reports of an employee showing up to work drunk. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

What you missed at SGA April 16

What you missed at SGA April 16

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

SGA passed resolutions reintroducing expelled sororities and increasing the prominence of feminine hygiene product dispensers on campus before swearing-in the 2018-19 SGA assembly. Here’s what you missed at SGA on April 17.

WATCH: NKU Rally for Higher Education

WATCH: NKU Rally for Higher Education

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, Video

Students gathered alongside faculty and staff to rally for their education. With the proposed pension increases and budget cuts, harsh changes are looming on the horizon. NKU is lobbying for the state to push back against Governor Bevin to keep education affordable and save the jobs of many NKU faculty. ...

‘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.

Student: ‘I didn’t want there to be a girl after me’

Student: ‘I didn’t want there to be a girl after me’

Sam Rosenstiel and Mackenzie Manley

April 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

As a freshman, she was self-conscious and lonely—qualities she believes were later taken advantage of by Dr. Randy Pennington, NKU’s choral studies director.

State cuts get funding band-aid, pension challenge grows urgent

State cuts get funding band-aid, pension challenge grows urgent

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

The Kentucky legislature passed its final budget and a pension reform bill that leaves NKU in the black with more performance funding. But, it’s the unchanged pension cost administrators worry will send the university into the red.

Police Beat week of April 11

Police Beat week of April 11

Northerner Staff

April 10, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

A rape reported in University Housing, property removed from a dorm, drug offenses and harassment. Here are the highlights from University Police’s weekly crime report.

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