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A participant in the MLK Candlelight Vigil looks down as a picture of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is held.

Gallery: NKU honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Candlelight Vigil

Northerner Staff January 17, 2022

On Monday, the Office of African American Student Initiatives at NKU hosted a candlelight vigil in the Student Union Plaza, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The event was part of a series of...

Anna Marie Adams (center) leads the protest next to Kiazja Watterson-Brown.

Students ‘say her name’ across campus in protest against Breonna Taylor ruling

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor September 24, 2020

After a grand jury indicted one of three officers for the shooting of Breonna Taylor, Kiazja Watterson-Brown felt it was necessary to bring awareness of Taylor’s case and decision, but also for the...

Carlous Yates serves as NKUs African American Student Initiatives Director.

New initiatives director aims to spark engagement

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor February 6, 2019

Carlous Yates, NKU’s new director of African American Student Initiatives (AASI) office, is fiercely passionate about helping students—perhaps because he’s still a student himself. During...

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