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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.

VIDEO: Students explore possible careers

VIDEO: Students explore possible careers

February 29, 2016


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Career Expo, which took place on Feb. 24th on the lower floor of Student Union, is an annual event organized by NKU Career Services. This event gives students of all majors a way to connect face-to-face with the professional world to find internships, co-ops, and full time jobs. Career Expo also allows...

VIDEO: Skyline Tavern’s role in NKU’s history

VIDEO: Skyline Tavern’s role in NKU’s history

February 26, 2016


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Once a family's home, the building located right off of NKU's campus was converted into Billie's Skyline Tavern. The restaurant and bar has an established history for both students and local residents.

VIDEO: Loch Norse Magazine readings move locations

VIDEO: Loch Norse Magazine readings move locations

February 24, 2016


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Loch Norse Magazine is a student-based literary magazine that's published yearly. In addition, they host monthly open mic nights that allow students to present their writing. The open mic nights have recently moved locations from Bow Tie Café in Mt. Adams to the Highlander Event Center in Fort Thomas.

VIDEO: Getting ready for the Career Expo

VIDEO: Getting ready for the Career Expo

February 22, 2016


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The Career Expo aims to provide students with connections to businesses for internship and job opportunities. This video explores the different aspects of the event such as what to expect and how to be prepared. For more information about the Career Expo click here. To see what happened at last year's Career Expo click h...

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