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Upthegrove paves the way for Black women in jazz.

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

Kayla Upthegrove is first black saxophonist in the Cincinnati area
Noël Waltz, Reporter November 19, 2018

At 9 years old, Kayla Upthegrove received her first saxophone. She immediately joined her parents, who are also musicians, in their basement to play. “I was just playing random notes, just having...

WATCH: Veteran Students Find Support at the Resource Station

WATCH: Veteran Students Find Support at the Resource Station

November 13, 2018

NKU is ranked one of the top school's for Veterans because of it's Veterans Resource Station. Student's discuss how the resource station has benefited them in their transition from active duty into student...

WATCH: What does NKU Have Planned for Halloween?

October 31, 2018

With Halloween just around the corner waiting to scare the socks off of people, we thought it would be a good idea to get some info on what the students of Northern Kentucky University are going to be...

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Karamo Brown wows SU crowd with message of love, self-esteem

Kane Mitten, Copy Editor October 10, 2018
Karamo Brown, social activist and star of Netflix’s original series “Queer Eye” took the stage for a sold-out event in the Student Union ballroom on Monday night during NKU’s celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

October 10, 2018

In NKU's student-produced Henry Constantinow series, Shalie Hull directs Closer, where four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at love and...

WATCH: NPHC- More Than Just Stepping

October 8, 2018

The National Pan-Hellenic Council, better known as NPHC, is the black Greek lettered organizations on campus. Most famous for their unique stepping and strolling routines, they are much more than than...

WATCH: Learn How To Get Through Midterms

October 8, 2018

As midterm week quickly approaches, we decided to go around campus and ask upperclassmen as well as faculty what advice they could give freshmen on their first midterm week as college students.

WATCH: NKU 50th Film Fest Kicks Off

September 19, 2018

NKU is hosting a series of film screenings to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. This video focuses on the Film Festival event which kicked off in Griffin Hall Digitorium on Thursday September 13th. We interviewed...

WATCH: Take a Tour of the New Health Innovation Center

September 19, 2018

Take a tour inside of NKU’s new Health Innovation Center and see how the building is impacting students and faculty across campus. The center boasts many state-of-the-art tools and technology to aid...

WATCH: Explore NKU’s Unique Learning Spaces

September 17, 2018

Explore some of the more unique learning spaces on campus like the Haile Planetarium, the new Health Innovation Center, and the JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory.

WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

Mike Canizales, Reporter April 26, 2018
Born in Split, Croatia, Margita Sunjic moved to the United States in order to pursue a better opportunity for herself in the world of tennis. Since her arrival, Sunjic has won multiple awards for NKU, including Freshman of the Year and Horizon League Player of the Year twice. 

WATCH: The Debate on Gun Safety Reaches NKU

April 26, 2018

The national gun debate has sparked new passion and conversation in many students since the shooting in Parkland, Florida.  While much of the legislation that has been proposed in the wake of the school...

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