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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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VIDEO: Nonprofit uses art to give back

VIDEO: Nonprofit uses art to give back

Maggie Fulmer, Reporter

November 10, 2015


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In the winter of 2012, Lou Denning asked Mari Knight what she wanted for Christmas. After careful thought, Knight responded by saying “what do I need?” It was that answer that led the pair to give what they would have spent on each other to their friends in need.Now, three years later, they are ...

VIDEO: Class makes costumes for charity

VIDEO: Class makes costumes for charity

November 5, 2015


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The costume construction class in NKU's School of the Arts has a special opportunity this semester. The class was given a Mayerson scholarship, a grant given by the Mayerson Foundation to groups who wish to make a difference in the community. With the money, costume construction professor Ronnie Chamberlain...

VIDEO: Jazz ensemble fuses passion and rhythm

VIDEO: Jazz ensemble fuses passion and rhythm

November 4, 2015


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William Brian Hogg, conductor of the NKU Jazz Ensemble combines passion and rhythm in his jazz band's performance. One of the band's biggest performances is the yearly Christmas concert. They strive to give the audience more than just a ordinary musical experience. They want spectators to have the best...

VIDEO: Norse-O-Ween provides fun to local children

VIDEO: Norse-O-Ween provides fun to local children

Sierra Gibson, Contributor

November 1, 2015


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Children from all over the surrounding area swarmed to Callahan Hall to go trick or treating Wednesday, Oct. 28. The theme for this year is Candy Land.Norse-O-Ween is an event that brings the community and NKU together and allows the children to trick or treat in a safe environment and out of the weath...

VIDEO: Hope and finding a cure; Hope and raising awareness; Hope and Relay

VIDEO: Hope and finding a cure; Hope and raising awareness; Hope and Relay

Taylor Upchurch, Social Media Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Uncategorized, Video

Hope found its way onto NKU’s campus as students, faculty and campus organizations dedicated their time and energy to raising money and awareness for cancer during Relay for Life through its new glow theme, jazz music and inspirational activities. The university brought together 42 groups who all...

Making room in society: Tales of coming out

Making room in society: Tales of coming out

Lizzie Kibler, Arts & Life Editor

October 24, 2015


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Finding a place at the table in society may be bold, but setting your own plate is even bolder. Acceptance has been an age-old struggle for many different groups. In a society typically resistant to change, the fight for acceptance can take a long time before results are ever seen. With October being LG...

GALLERY: NKU breaks ground on Health Innovation Center

GALLERY: NKU breaks ground on Health Innovation Center

Abby Anstead, News Editor

October 21, 2015


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Labs that simulate emergency situations will be classrooms for students in health professions, high-tech mannequins will serve as patients for real-world practice and innovative technology will help students secure health information. Governor Steven L. Beshear and Northern Kentucky University Pres...

VIDEO: NKU takes on Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”

VIDEO: NKU takes on Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”

Maggie Fulmer, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


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Corrie Danieley’s office door is covered from top to bottom in pictures she found on Pinterest. They aren’t photos she chose at random, but are photos she thinks will inspire the cast and crew of each production she directs. This time around she’s tackling William Shakespeare’s, “The Winter’...

VIDEO: NKU to raise awareness about learning disabilities

VIDEO: NKU to raise awareness about learning disabilities

Michaela Beechem, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, Video

This October, students, staff and faculty alike will notice a few additions while walking around campus. Disability awareness signs will be lining the sidewalks and posters in the Student Union. They will feature 32 students brave enough to state, “I have a disability, and I am not ashamed to talk about...

VIDEO: NKU broadens programs in Sri Lanka

VIDEO: NKU broadens programs in Sri Lanka

Andrea Carter, Copy Editor

October 6, 2015


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Several NKU administrators made the journey to Sri Lanka last fall to help increase programs, collaborations and internships with the country to help expand horizons for students.Each of these programs are meant to help the university complete the first initiative in Fuel the Flame, the 2013-18 Stra...

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