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VIDEO: International students showcase home country

VIDEO: International students showcase home country

February 17, 2016


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On Thursday Feb 11, the International Student and Services (ISSS) hosted Global Showcase: India in Student Union 107. Global Showcase allows international students to present their home countries to both domestic and international students. During the lecture, graduate business informatics students Anusha...

VIDEO: Parking lost to North Connector Road construction

VIDEO: Parking lost to North Connector Road construction

Andrea Carter, News Editor

February 16, 2016


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Despite parking lots along Kenton Drive suffering a loss of spots because of the addition of North Connector Road, NKU officials reassure that there will be plenty of parking spaces for the  student body, faculty and staff. The road, which is set to start construction this week, will have three la...

VIDEO: Best-selling author begins series of events at NKU

VIDEO: Best-selling author begins series of events at NKU

February 12, 2016


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"Dreamland," a best-selling novel published nearly a year ago examines the heroin epidemic that is affecting large portions of the country. Now, the author of "Dreamland," Sam Quinones, is participating in a series of events at NKU based around the book. The first was a writing workshop held in Landrum Ha...

VIDEO: Last to leave: Wellness Center only remaining department in Founders Hall

VIDEO: Last to leave: Wellness Center only remaining department in Founders Hall

Mackenzie Manley, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2016


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Founder’s Hall, the five-story facility once home to an array of departments and offices, is now dimly lit with silent corridors.  Tables and chairs are stacked up against walls in the once bustling lobby.   Light pools into the hallway, the mark of The Wellness Center, the last departm...

VIDEO: App aims to help the homeless

VIDEO: App aims to help the homeless

February 4, 2016


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There are many homeless people living on the streets of Hamilton County. Students at NKU recently developed an app called Street Reach that is designed to help the homeless find the resources that they need.

More than just a costume: The art of cosplaying

More than just a costume: The art of cosplaying

Lizzie Kibler, Arts and Life Editor

February 2, 2016


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From Halloween to dress-up games, people have loved the idea of becoming something other than themselves, even if only for a little while. This idea carries on through the art of cosplaying. By definition, cosplaying is short for “costume playing” and is a performance art where people dress up ...

VIDEO: Students hope to sing their way to the Aronoff

VIDEO: Students hope to sing their way to the Aronoff

January 28, 2016


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Northern Kentucky University hosted a preliminary round of a regional singing competition, Campus Superstar, on Jan. 25. Campus Superstar, sponsored by Cincinnati Hillel, gives college students with strong vocal abilities a chance to showcase their talent. The final competition will take place on April...

VIDEO: Students climb to new heights on bouldering wall

VIDEO: Students climb to new heights on bouldering wall

January 13, 2016


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NKU students, including members of the NKU Vertical Frontier Climbing Club, are taking advantage of the recently opened climbing wall inside the new campus recreation center.

VIDEO: Sherehe ceremony recognizes African American graduates

VIDEO: Sherehe ceremony recognizes African American graduates

December 10, 2015


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The Sherehe ceremony was hosted by the African American Programs & Services. It is a traditional ceremony held every semester that celebrates African American graduates. It is intended to recognize achievement with an African-focused ceremony. Students and peers also extend positivity and motivation...

VIDEO: Self-expression through tattoos

VIDEO: Self-expression through tattoos

December 7, 2015


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Tattoos are a form of self-expression that allow people to show their uniqueness without ever saying a word. This video takes a look at several students’ tattoos, as well as a local tattoo artist to get their insight on tattoos and what they mean to them personally and society as a whole.

Policing NKU: Tactics to keep campus safe

Policing NKU: Tactics to keep campus safe

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2015


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Up In Arms: Campus reacts to concealed carry

Up In Arms: Campus reacts to concealed carry

Abby Anstead, News Editor

December 2, 2015


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