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Students danced the night away in the SU ballroom... silently of course.

Groovy silent disco takes over SU ballroom Tuesday night

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2024

The lights were down, energy was up and the music was bumping at the Center for Student Engagement’s Silent Disco—well, only in the attendees’ headphones of course.  As you stepped into the...

VIDEO: Big Pink Volleyball

Grace Holland, Megan Mogus, and Sophia Langton November 6, 2023

What is Big Pink Volleyball? Find out more about how the event is helping raise money for a good cause.

Students throw their hands in the air while on the Phantom swinging carnival ride.

Fall Carnival and Concert draws modest crowd with thrilling rides, sounds and eats

Killian Baarlaer and Emily Sisk October 5, 2023

Parking Lot E gradually grew into a carnival and concert venue Wednesday night as community members rode rides, played games and enjoyed free food. As the night went on, musicians took the stage and...

VIDEO: Activities Programming Board hosts Fall Fest at NKU

Jenna Fryer, Zach Schutte, and Clayton Smith October 8, 2021

On Oct. 5, 2021, the Activities Programming Board (APB) hosted a fall festival in the campus main plaza to promote upcoming events for students, and help students get involved.

U.S. Womens National Team midfielder Rose Lavelle came to NKU for a Q&A on Thursday night.

U.S. women’s soccer champion inspires students and community members

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor November 15, 2019
On Thursday night, the Activities Programming Board hosted U.S. women’s national soccer team champion Rose Lavelle. A Cincinnati native, Lavelle returned to the area to share her story and inspire the students and community members who sat in their seats fixated on the local hero who sat in front of them. 
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...

Neon-clad students waxed (and flexed) nostalgic at an 80s Aerobics session.

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter February 5, 2018

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb....

APB encouraged attendees to support the dancers with the #FeeltheBeatNKU tag on Twitter.

Feel the Beat showcases a flurry of dance styles

Josh Kelly, Reporter November 20, 2017

Activities Programming Board (APB) highlighted different dance styles with the Feel the Beat showcase on Nov. 9. Ariyana Hardy, director of the Entertainment committee of APB, said the idea came up at...

VIDEO | Decades skate party

October 3, 2017

With the fall semester in full swing, the NKU Activities Programming Board (APB) and Association of Campus Residents (ACR) have collaborated to bring a “Decades” Skate Party to life. With no attendance...

WATCH: Students take stress break at petting zoo

Alana Setty, Contributor April 20, 2017

As the lawn outside the Student Union filled with zoo animals on Tuesday, crowds gathered for a chance to pet the various wildlife brought in by the Activities Programming Board. The animals ranged from...

Jodie Sweetin spoke on campus Tuesday night and shared her story of addiction.

Jodie Sweetin from “Full House” to come to NKU

Sierra Gibson, Reporter November 28, 2016

A former child actor will be coming to Northern Kentucky University to share her personal stories of overcoming drug abuse. The Activities Programming Board is hosting Jodie Sweetin, better known as Stephanie...

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