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SGA senators discuss their reasons behind the impeachment vote

SGA senators discuss their reasons behind the impeachment vote

Northerner Staff February 19, 2021

The Northerner reached out to all 21 senators present at the Feb. 8 meeting of SGA—where the senators voted to impeach President Lauren Goodwin—to ask them about their vote, their plans moving forward...

Outside the Student Union during fall.

COVID Vaccine Phase 1C delayed while administrators plan how to vaccinate campus, move forward

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 18, 2021

On Feb. 2, NKU announced that the state of Kentucky delayed Phase 1C of the COVID-19 Vaccine deployment from the current schedule and NKU administrators were prepared for the call. The delay was due...

Chief Justice TJ Cleary.

SGA President, Chief Justice respond to tweet about the constitution

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2021

Earlier today, a tweet was posted that showed a photo of a portion of the SGA constitution document being locked for editing by Chief Justice TJ Cleary.  “the chief justice being my boyfriend does...

Lauren Goodwin wearing an orange blouse.

SGA’s Lauren Goodwin impeachment vote fails

Read the full articles of impeachment at the bottom
Madison Plank, News Editor February 8, 2021

SGA voted to impeach President Lauren Goodwin alleging she violated the SGA constitution. 11 people voted for the impeachment and 10 people voted against it. The vote failed, however, as it required a...

Lauren Goodwin wearing an orange blouse.

Who voted for, against SGA President Lauren Goodwin’s impeachment

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

Editor's Note: Some photos in the story have been updated.  At Monday’s SGA meeting, members voted to impeach President Lauren Goodwin on grounds of her violating SGA’s constitution.  The motion...

Sunrise Northern Kentucky held a town hall on the Green New Deal last night with local representations as keynote speakers.

NKU students hold Zoom town hall on Green New Deal

Dung Nguyen, Reporter February 7, 2021

A town hall meeting was held over Zoom last night to discuss the Green New Deal and what it means for Kentucky. The event was hosted by the Northern Kentucky chapter of the Sunrise Movement. Keynote speakers...

NKU's Center for Simulation Education is housed in the Health Innovation Center (Provided by NKU).

NKU Simulation Lab: the new standard in healthcare education

Payden Hinkle, Reporter February 5, 2021

NKU has been named one of the top learning environments for practicing medicine after incorporating the simulation labs in the Health and Innovations Center, according to the Society for Simulation in...

NKU announces new provost

NKU announces new provost

Madison Plank, Asst. News Editor February 3, 2021

NKU President Ashish Vaidya announced Dr. Matt Cecil as the new Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (PEVPAA) in a campus-wide email today. This will go into effect July 1.  Cecil...

SGA currently meets in a hybrid format with attendees opting to appear virtually or in-person.

What you missed at SGA: diversity discussion, new housing plans, more

Madison Plank, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2021

At this afternoon’s SGA meeting, the diversity problem on campus was discussed in regard to the white supremist group that came onto NKU’s campus and vandalized parts of campus last Wednesday. A guest...

NKU Police released a photo of an individual canvassing the Kenton Drive parking garage. Campus law enforcement is currently seeking information on this person.

NKU Police request information on hate group graffiti, release photo

Rachel Smith, News Editor January 29, 2021

NKU Police are requesting any information about the graffiti by a white extremist group found on campus Wednesday. Officials have released a photo of an individual from surveillance footage and urged students...

Poster with Angela Davis' photo and a description of the upcoming event.

Political activist, professor Angela Davis is NKU’s Black History Month keynote speaker

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

Angela Davis—an American political activist, professor and author—is the keynote speaker for NKU’s 2021 Black History Month.  The virtual Zoom event will take place on Feb. 16 at 6:00 p.m. Those...

Lucas Administrative Building seen from lawn in front of Griffin Hall.

CARES, enrollment, vaccine discussed at faculty senate

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor January 25, 2021

The second faculty senate meeting of the semester covered enrollment, CARES funding, budget improvements, updates on the vaccine, pay cuts and an idea of what the administration hopes Fall 2021 looks like. Presidential...

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