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Carmen Hickerson (left), Julie Kirkpatrick (right) and Amy Tobin (center) address the crowd at the Norse Spirit Society pilot event.

Norse Spirit Society: Bigger than bourbon

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 20, 2022

Bourbon and the state of Kentucky are inextricable. The alcoholic beverage that originated in Kentucky—home of 95% of bourbon production—has formed into a $9 billion dollar industry that generates...

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What you missed at SGA: alcohol policy resolution passes, winter break meal plan discussed

Rachel Smith, News Editor October 5, 2020

SGA passed its first resolution of the semester at Monday’s meeting with a proposal to change the University’s current alcohol policy in housing. The resolution, which would allow beer and wine in...

Frank Robinson reads comments from Advising about the resolution.

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 3, 2020
Academic Affairs Chairman Alan Millward and Senator Hannah Miller opened Monday’s meeting reading the changes in their resolution, which had its first reading last week. The resolution now allows students to submit evaluations of their academic advisors, in hopes to improve advising meetings and sessions students have.
Dr. Cecile Marczinski

Students who drink regularly more likely to underperform, says psych professor

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor April 27, 2018
According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 15.1 million adults ages 18 and older has had an alcohol use disorder.
Police Beat week of Feb. 21

Police Beat week of Feb. 21

The Northerner Staff February 20, 2018
A possible heroin overdose, a high-speed collision with a teen driver and a patrol car, a DUI and stolen handlebars. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.
Police Beat week of Jan. 17

Police Beat week of Jan. 17

The Northerner Staff January 17, 2018
A burglary in Regents Hall and alcohol violations. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.
Officer Dan Fern educates students about drunk driving.

NKU students ‘walk the line’

Kerry Skiff, Copy Editor October 22, 2014

NKU Police showed students how to walk the line during National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. Policemen offered a simulated Walk and Turn sobriety test for students on Oct. 21 and 22 to educate them...

Drug free report suggests decline in abuse this year

Tori Lentz, Assistant News Editor August 28, 2014

Following a spike in the use, distribution and possession of alcohol last winter and a rapid decrease in use during the spring months, NKU’s Drug Free School and Campus Safety Act Committee has released...

Alcohol and drug violations top annual campus crime report

Alcohol and drug violations top annual campus crime report

Maggie Pund, News editor October 3, 2013

This week, NKU’s 2013 Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Report revealed that drug and liquor law violations remain the top reason for arrests on campus and on-campus student housing...

Alcohol, diet drink study goes nationwide

Alcohol, diet drink study goes nationwide

Tara Derington, Staff writer February 14, 2013

An NKU professor is receiving national publicity once again after last week’s release of her study on mixing alcohol and diet soft drinks. Cecile Marczinski is an assistant professor in the department...

Guest speaker to share real-life experience

Guest speaker to share real-life experience

Caitlin Centner, Staff Writer September 20, 2012

Northern Kentucky University’s Activities Programming Board presents Sex, Drugs, Alcohol & Everything in Between The TRU College Life hosted by 24-year-old Julia Garcia on Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Student...

A new chief in town

Jesse Call October 13, 2010

Police officers will soon be more visible and more involved with student organizations at Northern Kentucky University, according to incoming chief of police Jason Willis. The 37-year-old police veteran...

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