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NKU Norse 2013-14 Basketball Season

Stephen Wilder, Managing/copy editor

April 21, 2014


Filed under Video

Students channel passion to save local urban forest

Students channel passion to save local urban forest

Kevin Schultz, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, News, Video

A student’s passion for nature and saving the wilderness recently landed him in the most unlikely of places: the city of Cincinnati’s urban Price Hill neighborhood. Just across the Ohio River, nestled between bustling streets and historic houses, senior sociology major Luke Freeman’s latest endea...

Technological advances transform higher education

Technological advances transform higher education

Kevin Schultz and Brook Clifford

April 9, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized, Video

NKU's new provost Sue Ott Rowlands recognizes technology's capability to reshape the world of higher education and is confident that the university is at the forefront of this transformative process."NKU is positioned to be a leader in technology enhanced education," Ott Rowlands said. "Certainly our Colleg...

New app hopes to change scientific data analysis

New app hopes to change scientific data analysis

Stephen Wilder, Managing/copy editor

April 8, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized, Video

A transdisciplinary group of students and faculty members at NKU have teamed up to create a bilingual app, with hopes that it will be used worldwide by professional and citizen scientists in the near future.The main goal of this diverse team is to digitally change the way data is collected and stu...

NKU Athletics to upgrade video quality, access

NKU Athletics to upgrade video quality, access

Brook Clifford, Sports Editor

April 8, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized, Video

Since joining the Atlantic Sun Conference, NKU has to abide by and enhance technological innovations within athletics to comply with the standards set for a Division I institution.One of the biggest changes that the athletics department has implemented, and is still in the process of, is streaming...

Technology changing the future of music

Technology changing the future of music

Brody Kenny, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized, Video

If you picture a music student in front of a keyboard, you might envision an electric piano-like instrument. With the current development and progression of music technology courses at NKU, a computer keyboard is also gaining traction in the music department.Eight prospective students have auditioned ...

Jalen Billups found out what it was like to watch his dreams vanish

Jalen Billups found out what it was like to watch his dreams vanish

Brook Clifford, Sports Editor

April 2, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Video

A couple days after the NKU men’s basketball team defeated the Navy team 55-46 on Dec. 22, sophomore forward Jalen Billups and the rest of the team were running drills during a practice at The Bank of Kentucky Center. Minutes later, Billups passed out. When he came to, he was convinced his passing out ...

Senior focuses on hitting to round out her game

Troy Bendgen, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014


Filed under Sports, Video

Senior second baseman Dee Dee Davis has used hard work and dedication to establish herself as a hitting threat every time she steps to the plate. Not only does Davis, a math education major, lead the team in home runs with five, but she also has 16 runs batted in, which has her one RBI behind the tea...

Explore our interactive, behind the scenes guide to the university’s recycling initiatives

Explore our interactive, behind the scenes guide to the university’s recycling initiatives

Kevin Schultz, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Multimedia, News, Recycle, Video

Have you ever wondered where those cans, bottles or loads of paper go once thrown into recycling bins at NKU? Or maybe you’ve just never been sure exactly what can and can’t be recycled on campus? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you’re in luck. Explore the different pages below to get an in...

Norse Tech Bar implementing revisions to rental program

John Flaherty, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014


Filed under News, Video

The Norse Tech Bar is considering options to extend the amount of time a device can be checked out from their borrowers program, which would allow students who check out devices, such as tablets and digital cameras, to keep them for as long as a week, as opposed to to the current checkout period of tw...

Smartphones may enhance classroom discussions

Smartphones may enhance classroom discussions

Kerry Skiff, Staff Writer

February 5, 2014


Filed under News, Video

Cell phones have spread their influence in almost every field, including higher education. Like any other technology, cell phones hold great potential for communicating and finding information. But while this has opened up doors in many areas, many say it has created problems in the classroom. Some profe...

2013 NKU Harlem Shake Video

May 3, 2013


Filed under Video

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