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The passion of the court to life: NKU Volleyball leaves a print

The passion of the court to life: NKU Volleyball leaves a print

Jill Kohls, Contributor December 12, 2023

Something as simple as learning how to keep a healthy lifestyle, or something as large as taking a high school volleyball team to state, is what can come from Northern Kentucky University volleyball. Taking...

Photos of Blessed Attire products.

When fashion is a blessing: Alumna unlocks the power of style to touch the soul

Elita St. Clair, Social Media Editor October 11, 2023

Andrea Whitley, a Northern Kentucky University alumna with a love for keys, is unlocking the power of fashion to uplift customers and build a community around her retail and design business: Blessed...

Kinsey Roses new single Speed Of A Broken Heart is set to drop on Friday.

NKU alum and country singer Kinsey Rose drops new single

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor April 19, 2023

Kinsey Rose’s days of tirelessly chasing country music stardom started even before her time at NKU. The Louisville native picked up music around age 10 and played coffee shop and church gigs as a young...

Over 1,300 graduates were recognized on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Truist Arena.

NKU honors over 1,300 graduates

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 18, 2022

NKU’s Fall Commencement ceremony was held Saturday, Dec. 17 at Truist Arena. Two ceremonies took place, with the College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences and College of Informatics occurring...

The campus of Northern Kentucky University.

NKU announces 2022 Alumni Award recipients

Fort Thomas Matters | LINK nky January 11, 2022

Northern Kentucky University has announced the 2022 Alumni Awards recipients as Nathan Smith, Jakki Haussler, Tracy Schwegmann, H. McGuire (Mac) Riley, John Perpetou Baylosis Jose and Peg Adams. They will...

Sean Gardner, Shawn Reed, Paul Phillipy and others stand in a circle and create a massive 0 out of plastic gift cards at the NKU Campus Rec Center.

NKU alum breaks world record by helping reduce waste

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor June 14, 2021

Sean Gardner, a 2019 NKU graduate, is set to break the world record for the largest number made of plastic cards.  It all started back in Gardner’s high school guitar class, when many students would...

WLWT Reporter and NKU alumnus Dan Griffin talks with electronic media and broadcasting students in Griffin Halls Digitorium.

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2019

Dan Griffin was in seventh grade home economics class when he first realized he wanted to become a news reporter. He remembers learning how to sew pillows when a teacher burst into his classroom, tears...

Associate Dean of Steely Library Lois Schultz speaks to SGA about the budget concerns of Steely.

What you missed at SGA Mar. 18

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor March 19, 2019
Senator Jontay Brown presented the second reading of his resolution asking the university to “provide preemptive, adequate and effective health counseling services to minority students.”
NKU fans react after a Norse Point. The Norse defeated UMBC 78-60

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor February 3, 2019

Homecoming week is a time that allows NKU to celebrate what it means to be a Norse. Kim Vance, director of fraternity and sorority life, recalled that during her undergraduate years, homecoming used...

How should you learn about college debt?

How should you learn about college debt?

Nicole Browning and Sam Rosenstiel November 28, 2018
With tuition on the rise at universities around the country, more and more students are taking out loans to afford a college degree, and NKU students are no exception. How students learn about debt and eventually overcome it is up to them, but what’s available at NKU to help them on their financial journey?
Flu concerns caused an alumni homecoming event to be cancelled.

Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Carrie Blair, Reporter February 10, 2018
The recent flu season hit the nation hard, and NKU is no exception.
The movie poster for Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner.

‘Kill the Messenger’ captures story of former Northerner editor’s rich life and tragic death

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief October 6, 2014

On December 10, 2004 acclaimed and eventually disgraced journalist Gary Webb was found dead from two gunshots to the head. The death would be ruled a suicide. After a struggle with depression and what...

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