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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...

60 percent of students arent getting enough physical activity, according to a study by Northwestern Medicine and Northeastern Illinois University.

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...

VIDEO: The Herbarium at NKU

Jason Houston, Caleb Hodges, and Keara McClellan October 7, 2019

Northerner reporters interviewed Dr. Maggie Whiston, the director of NKU's herbarium, about what one could find inside the collection and how students can utilize its resources.

SGA senators talk about spring break plans during a short recess. Taken March 4.

SGA hosts town hall, addresses mental health within identities on campus

SGA’s first town hall of the year tackled mental health in the perspective of different identities on campus
Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor October 1, 2019

Student Government Association hosted its first town hall of the year Monday, Sept. 30. The town hall was in collaboration with Health, Counseling and Student Wellness (HCSW) with the topic being “a...

Mental Health: ‘A part of being a complete student-athlete’

Mental Health: ‘A part of being a complete student-athlete’

Ty DeBonis, Reporter September 17, 2019
Student-athletes in college have trainers and coaches around to keep them in top physical condition. If they get injured, doctors are in place to help get them back on the field in peak physical shape. But who can help student-athletes with their mental health? Mental health is an important area that can be overlooked when coaches and trainers push the student-athletes to be invincible physically. 
Students of the College of Medicine cutting the ribbon, marking the official opening of the college.

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks the Opening of the UK College of Medicine on NKU’s Campus

Noël Waltz, Copy Editor September 6, 2019

A ceremony marking the official opening of the UK College of Medicine on NKU’s campus occurred in the Student Union Ballroom Thursday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m.  Members had the chance to hear the ambitions...

“I think a lot of black people see that when they go to therapy they want to talk and then someone’s jotting down notes like, ‘This is an excuse why you cant get this done. - DeShawn King

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

Noelle Horn, Copy Editor April 29, 2019

On March 18, Student Government Association senator Jontay Brown signed a resolution that asked that NKU’s counseling services better serve its minority students. With only one in three African Americans...

Introverts and extraverts make a continuum with both on opposite sides. Ambiverts, who have qualities of both, are located somewhere in the middle.Introverts and extraverts make a continuum with both on opposite sides. Ambiverts, who have qualities of both, are located somewhere in the middle.Introverts and extraverts make a continuum with both on opposite sides. Ambiverts, who have qualities of both, are located somewhere in the middle.

Why you’re you: The science behind introverts, extroverts

Jack Flesch, Contributor February 25, 2019

Many have heard about the Myers-Briggs personality assessment or the big five personality test. Often, people lump themselves into two categories: introverts or extroverts. Despite familiarity with the...

Health, Counseling and Wellness offers testing for STDs.

STDs: A common student issue

Brooke Smith, Contributor February 21, 2019

When most people hear the term “sexually transmitted infection,” or STI, they don’t realize that an STI is another word for the more colloquial sexually transmitted disease, or STD. Some may be intimidated...

Health, Counseling and Student wellness offers flu vaccines which can be covered by insurance.

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Natalie Hamren, News Editor February 18, 2019

You start your day off making breakfast. You open the fridge, close some cabinets and play music on your phone. Afterward, you drive to class. There, you open the door, type on your laptop and share your...

FUEL NKU is now located in Albright Health Center 104 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

NKU food pantry battles student hunger

Bee Klapper, Contributor February 13, 2019

Catherine Chandler, like many college students, has made some sacrifices in the name of higher education. For her, that includes when a time when she needed to make the choice between eating the only thing...

FUEL NKU is located in Albright Health Center 104.

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

Northerner Staff February 12, 2019
FUEL NKU, the university's on-campus food pantry, has moved into a larger space in Albright Health Center 104.
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