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WATCH | NKU e-sports

WATCH | NKU e-sports

Christopher Decker, Gil Brummett and Matt Krimmer, Sports Editor and Contributors

February 14, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Video

"Housed in the technology center of campus, NKU’s budding e-sports team is ready to make some significant progress in the field. After partnering with NKU professor Alexis Pulos last semester, students Ryan Guard and Lukas Raley organized the group, gathering assistance from other students such as...

WATCH | NKU mens basketball vs Green Bay

WATCH | NKU mens basketball vs Green Bay

Tommy Bailey, Video Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Video

The NKU mens basketball team hosted the Green Bay Phoenix on Thursday, February 9th. The Norse jumped out to a large first half lead, but Green Bay battled back in the second half. NKU went on to win a hard fought victory with the final score 69-67. The Norse will host Horizon League opponent Milwaukee fo...

Teach me how to hobby

Teach me how to hobby

Hannah Hagedorn, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Teach me how to Hobby, Video

WATCH: ‘NKUnity’ creates space to share perspective, promote inclusivity

WATCH: ‘NKUnity’ creates space to share perspective, promote inclusivity

Brittney Gunter, Contributor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Video

Andrá Ward asked everyone in the student union ballroom to stand up, make a large circle and participate in an event called the “Diversity Walk.” During the walk, Ward asked students to step forward if they identified as any of the statements he made before pausing to notice the others that took a...

WATCH: Student reaction | President Mearns’ departure

WATCH: Student reaction | President Mearns’ departure

Alec Reynolds / Matt Sexton, Digital Media Manager / Editor-In-Chief

January 29, 2017


Filed under Video

President Mearns announced on Tuesday that he would be leaving NKU after the semester for Ball State University.  Hear what a few students from around campus have to say and remember about President Mearns. Related: BREAKING: NKU President Mearns Leaving for Ball State Related: Campus Reacts to Mear...

WATCH: Health Innovation Center update

WATCH: Health Innovation Center update

Alec Reynolds / Kyle Willard, Video Editor / Contributor

December 19, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Video

Taking a closer look at the construction process of the new HIC building, we had a chance to walk through the construction and talk with Mark Jones and Gary Ozanich to learn what the building will offer to NKU students and the community.

WATCH: EconBeats 2016

WATCH: EconBeats 2016

Jacob Meece / Peter Huffman, Contributors

December 14, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Video

Economics and Electronic Media & Broadcasting students paired up to create a parody of popular songs and compete against each other for the top prize of $500.  Watch to learn more about the competition and listen to what the 1st place winners had to say!

WATCH: S.T.E.M. tie dye party

WATCH: S.T.E.M. tie dye party

Alec Reynolds, Video Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Video

The S.T.E.M. program puts on a number of social events throughout the semester to bring students together.  Here is one from earlier in the semester when S.T.E.M. hosted a tie dye party for those in the program and anyone else who was interested.

WATCH: Men’s basketball | NKU vs. EIU

WATCH: Men’s basketball | NKU vs. EIU

Tommy Bailey / Dakota Dewberry, Contributors

December 8, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Video

The NKU men's basketball took home a victory against the Eastern Illinois Panthers at home on Wednesday night winning by a score of 80-70.  The Norse were led to victory behind Lavone Holland II career high 28 points.

WATCH: The do’s and donut’s in a relationship

WATCH: The do’s and donut’s in a relationship

Alex King / Conner McKee / Matthew Reisiger, Contributors

December 4, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Video

With the holiday spirit in the air, people are taking opportunities to start new relationships.  Watch to see how Caroline Broscheid offered her advice with, "The Do's and Donut's in a Relationship."

WATCH: Japanese Culture Festival 2016

WATCH: Japanese Culture Festival 2016

Dean DeRoche / Drew Hendricks / Brad Long, Contributors

December 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Video

International Education Week called the annual Japanese Culture Festival at NKU on Wednesday, November 16th.  The festival, hosted by The Japanese Language School of Cincinnati, provided students with many opportunities to connect and learn about Japanese culture.  The festival included many activities su...

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