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WATCH: Japanese Culture Festival 2016

WATCH: Japanese Culture Festival 2016

Dean DeRoche / Drew Hendricks / Brad Long, Contributors

December 3, 2016


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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...

WATCH | NKU graffiti stairwell: Sanctuary of expression or vandalism?

WATCH | NKU graffiti stairwell: Sanctuary of expression or vandalism?

Alec Reynolds / Kyle Willard / Lexie Vogt, Video Editor / Contributors

November 29, 2016


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The "graffiti stairwell" lives within Northern Kentucky University's S.O.T.A. building.  Many have left their mark on the walls, ceilings, floors, hand rails, and anywhere else space permits.  Although they appear to be an elaborate collaboration of various students over the years, the walls may no...

WATCH: Norse Media Day 2016

WATCH: Norse Media Day 2016

Dakota Dewberry / Thomas Bailey, Contributors

November 16, 2016


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NKU head basketball coaches John Brannen and Camryn Whitaker discuss their feelings and expectations for the upcoming season at Norse Media Day 2016.

WATCH: NKU 2016 | Presidential Election

WATCH: NKU 2016 | Presidential Election

Alec Reynolds / Kyle Willard / Lexie Vogt, Video Editor / Contributors

November 8, 2016


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With only hours left in the election, we found a chance to get out on campus and ask students how they felt about this year's presidential election.  Don't forget to vote today! Music provided by http://www.amclassical.com/

WATCH: Go Vote! 2016

WATCH: Go Vote! 2016

Dean DeRoche / Drew Hendricks / Brad Long, Contributors

November 8, 2016


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The 2016 Presidential election is nearing its end. This year's election is one of the hardest decisions most Americans will face as voters. Not only do they need to select a candidate, they first need to decide to cast a ballot. We asked NKU students and faculty to tell us why they are voting in this ye...

WATCH: SGA Town Hall

WATCH: SGA Town Hall

Alex King / Conner McKee / Matthew Reisiger, Contributors

November 4, 2016


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NKU's Student Government Association held a Town Hall on Tuesday, October 25th, covering campus issues such as diversity and inclusiveness.  We attended the event and talked with Emma Vincent, who helped coordinate it.

WATCH: Pumpkin Bust 2016

WATCH: Pumpkin Bust 2016

Alec Reynolds / Kyle Willard / Lexie Vogt, Video Editor / Contributors

October 31, 2016


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This past Wednesday, NKU's Activities Planning Board hosted its annual Pumpkin Bust.  For a fee of $25, students and the community had the chance to participate in fun group activities and commemorate the day with a t-shirt.

WATCH: Midterms and the upcoming holidays

WATCH: Midterms and the upcoming holidays

Jacob Meece / Peter Huffman, Contributors

October 31, 2016


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Students were asked how on the 9th week how their fall semester has been.  Some students thought their semester was going well, or challenging.  Students were also asked how they did during midterms; some were confident they did well, others felt more challenged.  One student, who had never experienced Ha...

WATCH: Sami Dada feature

WATCH: Sami Dada feature

Alex King / Conner McKee / Matthew Reisiger, Contributors

October 25, 2016


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Sami Dada serves as Secretary of Public Relations in the Student Government Association. We sat down with him to ask him about his position as well as other things he enjoys.

WATCH: Victor E. Viking’s new look

WATCH: Victor E. Viking’s new look

Dakota Dewberry / Thomas Bailey, Contributors

October 19, 2016


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NKU students voice their opinion on the new design and university's investment for the iconic mascot, Victor E. Viking.

WATCH: NKU’s Game Room

WATCH: NKU’s Game Room

Dean DeRoche / Drew Hendricks / Brad Long, Contributors

October 18, 2016


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Tucked away on the bottom floor of NKU’s Student Union, the Game Room offers students a place to unwind from the stresses of college life.  The Game Room offers gaming consoles and a wide selection of video games to rent, as well as pool, air hockey, and foosball.  Students have no obligation to s...

WATCH: Hard work and heart set her apart

WATCH: Hard work and heart set her apart

Dakota Dewberry / Thomas Bailey, Contributor

September 28, 2016


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NKU law student and volleyball player Lauren Hurley talks about the challenges of being a student athlete enrolled in a degree program as intense as law and the high standards expected of NKU student athletes in general.

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