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Loch Norse Editor on female empowerment, uplifting writers

Chloe Cook sits on a chair in between rows of books. She's wearing a brown cardigan. Her hand is on her chin and her elbow is resting on a stack of books on her lap.
October 27, 2020

Loch Norse Co-Editor-in-Chief Chloe Cook remembers acrobats flying in the air. Some performers were contorting their bodies in various positions while others were using hula hoops to entertain guests....

The Northerner’s Election Guide

An American flag with white text over it that says
October 7, 2020

The 2020 General Election is approaching. Make sure you're ready to vote by educating yourself on the candidates, requesting an absentee ballot or planning to hit the polls. The Northerner created an...

Isabel Sleczkowski

Sleczkowski sits in her apartment. She stares out through the window.
Senior Philosophy and Theatre BFA Major
September 22, 2020

Isabel Sleczkowski felt the blood pressure cuff squeeze her arm. She knew another 30 minutes had passed. Between the cuff, an IV, a pulse oximeter and her relentless fatigue, she could hardly hold up the...

What you missed at SGA: residence hall name suggestions, spring semester plans

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.
September 21, 2020

SGA and faculty administrators discussed what spring semester will look like and how to submit name suggestions for the new residence hall at this afternoon’s meeting.  President Vaidya: pension,...

NKU to require new mandatory sexual assault prevention training

NKU's Office of Title IX.
September 17, 2020

All students must complete the new mandatory online training in sexual assault prevention by Oct. 16 in order to register for spring classes, according to NKU administrators in a recent campus-wide email.  Students...

What you missed at SGA: fall commencement plans, new members

Seven NKU students were sworn in as new SGA senators. From right to left: Mia Potter, Landon Meador, Karla Arango, James
September 14, 2020

SGA members and faculty discussed plans for fall commencement and what spring semester will look like at the meeting on Monday. A dozen new members were also sworn in at the meeting and expressed how they...

SGA announces 5 new freshman senators

SGA announces 5 new freshman senators
September 3, 2020

At 10:18 p.m., Chief Justice TJ Cleary announced the results of the 2020-2021 freshman election during a livestream on the organization's facebook page. Cleary encouraged all candidates who did not make...

Faculty senate has first meeting of semester

NKU's Fine Arts Building
August 31, 2020

This afternoon, the faculty senate had its first meeting of the semester in which new documents by the provost, faculty confusion regarding positive COVID-19 students and the university’s accreditation...

Video and sports projects receive NKU grants

NKU's Informatics+ supports innovative research that connects students to regional and global initiatives and leverage information's power. (Provided by NKU)
August 27, 2020

Student-driven video and sports projects have received grant funding through NKU’s Informatics+ center, officials announced via email today. The projects, Science Around Cincy and the Know Rivalry Project,...

GALLERY: First day back on campus

Students in masks attending their first day of in-person classes.
August 17, 2020

NKU resumed classes Monday. While most students are taking classes online, there are still some students on campus taking courses. These are the changes made to campus for the 2020 semester.

How COVID-19 affected NKU

NKU has fully transitioned to an online university amid coronavirus concerns.
May 8, 2020

COVID-19 has completely stopped the world. Schools now operate online. Grocery stores are no longer open 24/7. Masks are strongly encouraged to be worn in public—even just for exercise. Coronavirus...

Patrolling campus during a pandemic: how officers are staying safe

Officer Dewayne Cox (in car) and Officer Autumn Ruehl (on bike) with Detective Bobby Pate in the background.
Essential workers on campus, such as police officers, still report to their jobs
May 8, 2020

Latex gloves. Lysol-scented office space. Lonely patrols.  While COVID-19 has initiated a wave of work-from-home orders, some positions still require boots on the ground. For university police officers,...

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