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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.

VIDEO: NKU shows pride

VIDEO: NKU shows pride

April 11, 2016


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LGBTQ Programs & Services hosted their 3rd annual Pride Week. Some of the events included a pride march and open mic night. For more information regarding the 2016 LGBTQ Norse Pride Week, click here.

VIDEO: Different walks of life come together at Vine & Branches

VIDEO: Different walks of life come together at Vine & Branches

April 7, 2016


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A campus organization commonly associated with coffee, Vine and Branches is a Christian organization that is open to students of all religions. They were recently involved in a mission trip to Mississippi in which they provided food and shelter to the homeless.

VIDEO: A place for education and marriage proposals

VIDEO: A place for education and marriage proposals

April 2, 2016


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A look at one of NKU’s hidden gems: the Haile Digital Planetarium. Located on the fourth floor of the Natural Science Center in room 409, the planetarium offers education for students and the local community. For more information about the planetarium, visit planetarium.nku.edu....

VIDEO: Batman vs Superman?

VIDEO: Batman vs Superman?

March 28, 2016


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With the recent release of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," NKU students take sides for the oldest superhero rivalry in history. Domestically, the movie grossed $166.1 million over Easter weekend, making it Warner Bros.' second largest weekend opening, behind "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows...

VIDEO: Aiding or Enabling?

VIDEO: Aiding or Enabling?

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

March 22, 2016


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One Northern Kentucky county has launched a controversial new program in an attempt to reduce the region’s hepatitis C rates, which are 19 times the national average.After years of debate, the Northern Kentucky Health Department opened a syringe access exchange program in Grant County on March 16,...

VIDEO: Setting insecurities ablaze

VIDEO: Setting insecurities ablaze

Sarah Clark, Reporter

March 19, 2016


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Alpha Phi Omega is embracing spring and encouraging all students on campus to adopt the new season with a new beginning and a new self-image.   Trash Your Insecurities was a program on campus this past week encouraging students to let go of all that is holding them back.   “Throw away...

VIDEO: Penguins promote conservation efforts

VIDEO: Penguins promote conservation efforts

March 3, 2016


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The Newport Aquarium visited NKU to give a presentation about the African Penguin and conservation of species to students from various majors. A primary objective of the lecture was to teach everyone that they can do something to help the environment and even habitats of animals all around the world.

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