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A speaker takes the floor at the Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee town hall held in the Student Union July 14.

Northern Kentucky town hall on medical cannabis held at NKU

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor July 23, 2022

For over an hour and a half on July 14, the Student Union ballroom resounded with voices and, at times, tears being barely held back. Speakers delivered emotional testimonies about how the lack of legal...

In February, Gov. Beshear joined Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center to sign a Memorandum of Understanding.

Funding for Brent Spence Companion Bridge clears hurdles in Kentucky Legislature

Mark Payne, LINK nky politics and government reporter March 30, 2022

Funding for the Brent Spence Bridge corridor project took two crucial steps Tuesday. House Bill 242, which is the House Biennial Highway Construction plan, passed the Senate Transportation Committee.  The...

Governor Andy Beshear was a keynote speaker at Kentuckys Rally for Higher Education.

Rally for higher education: tuition cost, state funding, more

Madison Plank, News Editor March 2, 2021

The Rally for Higher Education took place last Friday. Guest speakers included Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Dr. Aaron Thompson, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. The rally...

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Rachel Smith, News Editor February 26, 2021

Following Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s plan to begin administering vaccinations to those who qualify for Phase 1C on March 1, NKU has released updated information for site locations and qualifications...

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

Billy Keeney, News Editor April 29, 2020

Kentucky will begin its Phase 1 reopening starting May 11, according to a press conference from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear. May 11 Phase 1 reopenings will include construction, manufacturing, vehicle/vessel...

Ohio businesses can start opening up as early as May 1.

Ohio to open businesses starting May 1

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor April 28, 2020

Ohio and Kentucky have amended their stay-at-home directives, both state governors announced in separate statements yesterday.  Ohio will begin opening some non-essential businesses on Friday, as part...

Amid pension crisis, Beshear offers hope

Amid pension crisis, Beshear offers hope

Billy Keeney, News Editor January 29, 2020

After Kentucky educators marched on Frankfort on April 2, 2018 in the wake of the final approval of Senate Bill 151 (SB 151), the controversial proposal was later overturned by the Kentucky Supreme Court...

The 2020 General Election is Nov. 3

To vote or not to vote: NKU students on election process

Chelsea Cahill, Contributor November 6, 2019

Wearing the “I voted” sticker around campus carries a sense of pride for some. For others, they weren’t aware of the election. With the election in Kentucky taking place last night, how do NKU students...

The 2020 General Election is Nov. 3

Student’s perspectives on upcoming governor election

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor November 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: Taylor House uses ze/hir pronouns.  Taylor House, fifth-year music composition and statistics double major Voting: Andy Beshear   Taylor House is making the hour-long trip to hir...

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