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WATCH: National Hispanic Heritage Month kickoff

WATCH: National Hispanic Heritage Month kickoff

Kyle Willard / Amanda Emerson, Contributors

September 23, 2016


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The office of Latino Programs and Services held The Hispanic National Heritage Month Kickoff event in NKU's Student Union Ballroom on Thursday, September 15th.  A large crowd was gathered to celebrate all things Hispanic culture, from live music, to food, to dancing, and so on.  The event was called a ...

WATCH: Which upcoming movie are you most excited to see?

WATCH: Which upcoming movie are you most excited to see?

Alex King / Conner McKee / Matthew Reisiger, Contributors

September 22, 2016


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With just a few months left in the year, there are still some highly anticipated movies being released. We went out onto campus to ask NKU students which one they're most excited for.

WATCH: Final beam laid for Health Innovation Center

WATCH: Final beam laid for Health Innovation Center

Alec Reynolds, Video Editor

September 11, 2016


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The final steel beam of NKU's new Health Innovation Center was laid on Tuesday.  The community, along with students, faculty, and staff were invited to sign the final beam before it was placed in the structure.  With twenty percent of construction completed, everything is on schedule for the new bu...

WATCH: Student-led demonstration addresses racially-charged flyer

WATCH: Student-led demonstration addresses racially-charged flyer

Alec Reynolds, Video Editor

September 7, 2016


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It was estimated that more than 50 students gathered in front of NKU's Student Union to promote overall unity on campus.

VIDEO: Captain America or Iron Man?

VIDEO: Captain America or Iron Man?

May 12, 2016


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Students decide which superhero would win in a fight, Captain America or Iron Man.

VIDEO: Locally produced documentary explores heroin crisis

VIDEO: Locally produced documentary explores heroin crisis

May 5, 2016


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Wes Akers, electronic media and broadcasting professor, discusses an upcoming documentary exploring heroin usage in the local area. Akers, along with electronic media and broadcasting student Kasey Long and journalism student Tori Lentz, explain their roles in the production and the impact their involvement...

VIDEO: History of the Honors House

VIDEO: History of the Honors House

April 29, 2016


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David Kime, Coordinator of Advising for the Honors Program, speaks about the history of the Honors House. Dr. Jim Votruba, President Emeritus, speaks about what it was like to live in the Honors House for a short period of time.

VIDEO: Students get thrifty

VIDEO: Students get thrifty

April 26, 2016


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NKU celebrated Earth Week with various events based around sustainability. The NKU Thrift Shop was hosted Thursday, April 21 in the Student Union. The goal was to discourage landfill waste and the consumption of new goods. To participate, a donation of two items was required. For more information,...

VIDEO: Beneath the surface: Anxiety and depression on the rise

VIDEO: Beneath the surface: Anxiety and depression on the rise

Mackenzie Manley, News Editor

April 25, 2016


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As a child, Zoe Welch declared herself as the mom type. She planned for everything, made lists and was specific about everything she did. Looking back on her childhood, the anxiety she later struggled with was always there, bubbling underneath the surface. Her childhood anxiety was manageable. Once she ...

VIDEO: The marvelous Mavriplis: Baseball’s emotional leader

VIDEO: The marvelous Mavriplis: Baseball’s emotional leader

Christopher Decker, Assistant Sports Editor

April 20, 2016


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Ryan Mavriplis walks towards Bill Aker Baseball Complex on a cold sunny April day, glove in one hand, batting helmet in the other. On this day he is running behind, due to his schedule working at Kroger just down the road from the baseball stadium. Normally he would be here around 1 p.m. for batting...

VIDEO: Establishing an identity in athletics

VIDEO: Establishing an identity in athletics

April 18, 2016


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The gjallarhorn (yahl-lahr-hawrn) is a new tradition at NKU. This horn is introduced at the beginning of men's and women's basketball games before the teams come out on the floor.

VIDEO: Cultivating real world experience

VIDEO: Cultivating real world experience

April 12, 2016


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Anthropology students gain real world experience by setting up a display in the Campbell County Library.

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