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WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

Michael Canizales, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Tennis, Video

Born in Split, Croatia, Margita Sunjic moved to the United States in order to pursue a better opportunity for herself in the world of tennis. Since her arrival, Sunjic has won multiple awards for NKU, including Freshman of the Year and Horizon League Player of the Year twice. 

WATCH: The Debate on Gun Safety Reaches NKU

WATCH: The Debate on Gun Safety Reaches NKU

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News, Video

The national gun debate has sparked new passion and conversation in many students since the shooting in Parkland, Florida.  While much of the legislation that has been proposed in the wake of the school shooting has been to increase the presence of guns in schools, many more are opposed to the idea....

WATCH: The MINJAs and their New Image

WATCH: The MINJAs and their New Image

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Video

This week we took an inside look at the recently recuperated MINjas organization. The overview looks at what they’ve done in the past, how they’re doing currently and what they plan for in the future.

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

NKU students and faculty alike, gathered at the Highlander Event Center on Friday April 20th for an open mic night held by NKU’s Loch Norse Magazine. Participants were able to enjoy listening to the literary works of others, as well as share some of their own creative works.

WATCH: 2018 NKU Step Show

WATCH: 2018 NKU Step Show

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Video

As the semester comes to an end, it becomes time for the annual step show. The stepping builds camaraderie, teamwork, pride, achievement and a bond that links NKU fraternities and sororities. Step shows are well known for a mix of choreography, singing, music and performance.

WATCH: NKU Rally for Higher Education

WATCH: NKU Rally for Higher Education

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, Video

Students gathered alongside faculty and staff to rally for their education. With the proposed pension increases and budget cuts, harsh changes are looming on the horizon. NKU is lobbying for the state to push back against Governor Bevin to keep education affordable and save the jobs of many NKU faculty. ...

WATCH: FUEL NKU Hosts a Monthly Food Drive

WATCH: FUEL NKU Hosts a Monthly Food Drive

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

The last Wednesday of each month, Fuel NKU sponsors a produce stand in the Student Union to offer free, fresh produce to students on a budget.  In addition to the produce stand, you can shop in Fuel NKU's campus food pantry, located on the first floor of the University Center.  Offering a variety...

Common Ground drag show benefits campus LGBTQ community

Common Ground drag show benefits campus LGBTQ community

Peyton Larter, Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under Video

Pride week kicks off with a death drop as the NKU spring drag show was on Friday, March 30. LGBTQ leaders and drag queen Demi Sexton speak to what the drag show means to them and what they look forward to seeing in the future on NKU’s campus....

WATCH- Building and Racing at the NKU Baja Club

WATCH- Building and Racing at the NKU Baja Club

February 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Sports, Video

Have you ever wanted to create your own four wheeler? Then Norse Baja is the place for you! These students combine business with engineering as they design and build a vehicle from start to finish, then enter it into competitions. If you would like to learn more or stop in to see what they are working...

With INKUREKA, one student’s dance studio thrives

With INKUREKA, one student’s dance studio thrives

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Video

A performing art that dates back nearly 9,000 years, dance is not only about art, but about expression, grace and symbolism. Throughout world history, dance has evolved into thousands of choreography movements curated by millions of people, all the way to the modern age. And, at Northern Kentucky Unive...

WATCH | Students Climb With Friends at the Rec Center

WATCH | Students Climb With Friends at the Rec Center

Emma Wilson, Jen McMahon, and Katherine Vieth

February 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Video

If you have been to the bouldering wall in the recreation center, you may have seen this group of students occupying the area. The NKU Vertical Frontier Climbing Club gives students a place to meet new friends, and gain a lot of strength. President Matt Frey believes anyone can become a good climber,...

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb. 11) with a lineup of sports and entertainment events for  all students, faculty, and staff memb...

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