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NKU defeated conference rival Purdue Fort Wayne 3-0 Saturday night.

Hegge achieves rare feat in Norse’s shutout of Purdue Fort Wayne

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor September 18, 2022

It’s not often that you see an Olimpico, but Ben Hegge made it look like a piece of cake with his corner kick goal in the NKU men’s soccer team’s 3-0 win over conference rival Purdue Fort Wayne...

Students walk across the Northern Kentucky University Campus plaza.

More than 600k Kentuckians could benefit from student loan forgiveness

Mark Payne and Kaitlin Gebby, LINK nky Reporter August 30, 2022

President Joe Biden announced yesterday that he is taking action on student loans in the U.S. by forgiving portions of federal student loans, which could benefit more than 600,000 Kentuckians. The...

NKUs College of Business contributed greatly to the universitys global ranking in entrepreneurial spirit.

NKU makes global headlines in innovation and entrepreneurial spirit

Emily Sisk, News Editor August 29, 2022

NKU is making a name for itself, not only within the region but around the globe. World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) recently ranked NKU as one of the Global Top 100 Innovative Universities...

Preview to Scenes From Nowhere gallery.

Scenes From Nowhere: Interpreting SOTA’s curious summer art exhibit

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor July 28, 2022

“Scenes From Nowhere,” an art exhibit hosted by the NKU School of the Arts will be running through Aug. 26. It features three gallery sections: Gates of Eden by Mark Albain, Pictorial Redux by Joe...

A speaker takes the floor at the Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee town hall held in the Student Union July 14.

Northern Kentucky town hall on medical cannabis held at NKU

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor July 23, 2022

For over an hour and a half on July 14, the Student Union ballroom resounded with voices and, at times, tears being barely held back. Speakers delivered emotional testimonies about how the lack of legal...

Wallows heads to Newport Kentucky this weekend

Zayne Isom, Assistant Photo Editor June 7, 2022

Wallows, made up of members Dylan Minnette (rhythm guitar), who you may know from the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why,  Braeden Lemaster (bass guitar) and Cole Preston (drums) make up this young Los...

Zoned out and Fake Smile in the Juried Student Exhibition.

Haylee Vallandingham: Called Mirrored (hand & mirror), Zoned Out (side profile), and Fake Smile (portrait)

April 26, 2022

Freshman VCD major Haylee Vallandingham completed the application to the exhibition with the expectation of not getting in. To her surprise, 3 of Vallandinham’s pieces were featured in the exhibition...

NKU outfielder Griffin Kain dives back to first base on a pickoff attempt against Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday, April 15.

Norse unable to take series in tough rubber match against Purdue Fort Wayne

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2022

Offense was aplenty in the rubber match of a three-game Horizon League set between the NKU baseball team and the Mastodons of Purdue Fort Wayne, just not the offense that the Norse would have liked, as...

Daniel Myers and Jaelynn Jae Gentry were elected SGA president for the 2022-2023 school year.

Myers and Gentry announced as president, VP of 2022-2023 SGA

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor April 1, 2022

Daniel Myers and Jaelynn “Jae” Gentry were announced as SGA president and vice president Thursday night on the organization’s Instagram page. A total of 636 votes were cast in this year's election....

NKU Director of Training and Development for Human Resources, Dr. Marquita Barron.

The meaning of Black History Month, identity and community, according to NKU’s students and staff

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor February 24, 2022

Two African American students and a staff member share what Black History Month means for them, how their identity shapes their worldview and interaction with others, and what they are doing to support...

Ella Holland (Left) and Ashleigh Cronin (Right) were instrumental leaders for the Norse in 2021.

Leading by example: How Holland and Cronin remained leaders after injuries

Jared Darwish, Reporter December 19, 2021

Coach Bob Sheehan and the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer program have seen lots of success in the past couple of seasons. In back-to-back years the Norse have qualified for the conference tournament...

VIDEO: NKU’s Mental Health Advisory Group launches Norse Support Council

Jenna Fryer, Reporter December 9, 2021

NKU’s Mental Health Advisory Group has launched a new initiative called the Norse Support Council. It is made of students who have taken a seven-week course to better prepare themselves in multiple areas....

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