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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...

VIDEO: Going bald for a cause

VIDEO:  Going bald for a cause

February 17, 2016


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NKU Fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon raised money for St. Baldrick's Foundation by shaving their heads. Many of the fraternity brothers and members of other fraternities helped raise money prior to their shaving. St. Baldrick's Foundation helps with childhood cancer research.

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...

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