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WATCH: International Students Share at the Global Showcase

WATCH: International Students Share at the Global Showcase

February 26, 2018

The Global Showcase Program gives international students the opportunity to showcase their countries of origin through a PowerPoint presentation. The program gives members of the NKU community a first class ticket around the world, while enjoying food from the country on the spotlight...

With INKUREKA, one student’s dance studio thrives

With INKUREKA, one student’s dance studio thrives

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 7, 2018

A performing art that dates back nearly 9,000 years, dance is not only about art, but about expression, grace and symbolism. Throughout world history, dance has evolved into thousands of choreography movements curated by millions of people, all the way to the modern age. And, at Northern Kentucky Unive...

WATCH | Students Climb With Friends at the Rec Center

WATCH | Students Climb With Friends at the Rec Center

Emma Wilson, Jen McMahon, and Katherine Vieth

February 5, 2018

If you have been to the bouldering wall in the recreation center, you may have seen this group of students occupying the area. The NKU Vertical Frontier Climbing Club gives students a place to meet new friends, and gain a lot of strength. President Matt Frey believes anyone can become a good climber,...

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb. 11) with a lineup of sports and entertainment events for  all students, faculty, and staff memb...

Norse Nation: snowfall struggles

Norse Nation: snowfall struggles

Nick Rust, Videographer

January 29, 2018

Winter is coming. Actually, it's here; across campus, students face the perils of snowy, cold weather and all the tribulations that come with it. Temperatures are expected to sink back into thirties and twenties this week, with several chances for accumulating snow. Kids, make sure warm up your car in...

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 28, 2017

NKU’s pension costs increased by more than $15 million within the last decade, but the benefits for 800 pensioned staff have not changed. Administrators say something must be done to bring the money back to campus.

VIDEO | Finding minimalism: a new perspective

VIDEO | Finding minimalism: a new perspective

Alex King, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Walking into a small dorm room in Northern Terrace sits an empty desk and small closet to the left, which contains clothing items and shoes. Her made bed is pushed against the wall, lined with warm, sparse decor. Erinn’s Sweet room is a reflection of her recently adopted the minimalistic lifestyle, a...

VIDEO | International students at NKU

VIDEO | International students at NKU

November 19, 2017

International Students are a huge part of NKU’s culture and well being. In this video, Fatimata Ndiaye talks about how we integrate our colleagues from abroad. All of our students are invited to get to know an international student through any number of events put on by the International Student an...

VIDEO | Zeus equipment reservation

VIDEO | Zeus equipment reservation

November 17, 2017

The Zeus Equipment Management System is used by many different majors in Griffin Hall’s College of Informatics. It has recently passed the 10,000 request mark, and EMB Faculty have come out to celebrate. It shows the program’s growth and progression over the past 3 years, since Zeus was introduced...

VIDEO | Feel the beat event

VIDEO | Feel the beat event

November 17, 2017

As the NKU Activity Programming Board's Entertainment division's final event for the semester, Feel the Beat was held Thursday night (November 9th) as an opportunity for students to come and show themselves in a more expressive fashion. The...

VIDEO | Norse win big in season opener

VIDEO | Norse win big in season opener

Tommy Bailey, Video Editor

November 11, 2017

The men’s basketball team opened their season Friday night by picking up an impressive 81-63 win against East Tennessee State. Before the game the Norse unveiled their new Horizon League championship banner in front of 3,586 inside BB&T Arena. However, the Norse got off to a slow start to begin the game,...

VIDEO | Pumpkin Spice Man on the Street

November 6, 2017

In recent years, Pumpkin Spice has seen a rise in both popularity and resentment. Some may associate it simply with Starbucks and their nationally popular seasonal 'Pumpkin Spice Latte', but the craze that is Pumpkin Spice is much bigger than just a flavor of coffee. It's found its way into a myriad of...

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