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Estes, Dichtl: restructure SGA, inclusive dining

Estes, Dichtl: restructure SGA, inclusive dining

Billy Keeney

March 4, 2020

SGA senators Katie Estes and Zach Dichtl want to be your student body president and vice president. Estes, entrepreneurship major, and Dichtl, triple major in web and database administration, media informatics and philosophy, aim to bring big changes to SGA through restructuring town halls and addre...

Goodwin and Derks: Transparency in Action

Goodwin and Derks: Transparency in Action

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

March 4, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 24, the only all-female ticket of the election announced its candidacy with the slogan “Transparency in Action.” Student Government Association Justices Lauren Goodwin and Mia Derks are running for president and vice president respectively.  Goodwin was inspired to run after a meeting ...

Archer, Wilson: representing students, accountability

Archer, Wilson: representing students, accountability

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

March 4, 2020

Jessica Archer recently announced her bid for SGA president in the upcoming election. According to Archer, her platforms focus on communication and transparency to combat issues such as enrollment decline, student representation and administration accountability. She plans to propose more support of SOTA...

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Academic Affairs Chairman Alan Millward and Senator Hannah Miller opened Monday’s meeting reading the changes in their resolution, which had its first reading last week. The resolution now allows students to submit evaluations of their academic advisors, in hopes to improve advising meetings and sessions students have.

NKU creates team to prepare for Coronavirus

NKU creates team to prepare for Coronavirus

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

February 28, 2020

NKU has assembled a team to ensure campus preparedness if the Coronavirus impacts the region, according to a campus-wide email sent by President Ashish Vaidya. The team is led by Provost Sue Ott Rowlands and consists of “representatives from student affairs, international programs, health and safety, ac...

Seeking help: mental health on college campuses, resources

Seeking help: mental health on college campuses, resources

Elizabeth Cates, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

Mental health has become a widespread topic across college campuses. About one in four students on college campuses struggle with mental health concerns, according to Director of Student Counseling Services Amy Clark.  “That doesn’t mean that they have a mental illness per se they just struggle wi...

Balancing a healthy diet as a college student

Balancing a healthy diet as a college student

Elizabeth Cates, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

As college students take on heavy course loads, jobs, extracurricular activities, family responsibilities and more, it can be a struggle to prioritize eating well and exercising.  95 percent of college students are not eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables and 60 percent are not...

All Card design, advising evaluations discussed at SGA

All Card design, advising evaluations discussed at SGA

Billy Keeney, News Editor

February 25, 2020

A new resolution proposed by Academic Excellence Senator Hannah Miller and Committee Chairman of Academic Affairs Alan Millward endorsing the universal implementation of online academic advisor evaluations had its first reading in SGA’s Monday meeting. Secretary of Public Relations Jessica Archer a...

NKU professor named VP of World History Association

NKU professor named VP of World History Association

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 18, 2020

NKU Regents Professor Dr. Jonathan Reynolds has been elected as vice president of the World History Association, the largest world history organization. Reynolds teaches African and World History at NKU, in addition to several history courses in the Honors program. He is also a leader in historic...

SGA gets visit from state representative nominee, update on enrollment strategy

SGA gets visit from state representative nominee, update on enrollment strategy

Billy Keeney, News Editor

February 18, 2020

On Monday, SGA had an update on the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan (SEMP) for the 2020 to 2024 school years and got a visit from Rachel Roberts, the Democratic candidate for the Kentucky District 67 State Representative.  Rachel Roberts on local business and politics Roberts, owner of the Yog...

Library improvements, accreditation solutions discussed at SGA

Library improvements, accreditation solutions discussed at SGA

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

February 11, 2020

Comments on library improvement Dean of Steely Library Andrea Falcone joined SGA’s open session for members to voice concerns and pitch ideas to improve Steely Library.  Committee Chairwoman of University Improvements Onyinyechi Okorie pitched the idea of having the facility open 24 hours, to which F...

Dr. Ginni Fair announced as dean of the College of Education

Dr. Ginni Fair announced as dean of the College of Education

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2020

NKU has announced Dr. Ginni Fair as dean of the College of Education. Fair will join NKU on July 1, 2020. “The way we prepare educators for the classroom continues to evolve, and I’m excited to bring in best practices and new learning experiences to Northern Kentucky,” Fair said in a press release. ...

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