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University housing changes for fall semester and beyond

What to expect in regards to NKU housing, now and in the future
Mildred Nguyen, News Editor September 19, 2021

Several changes to Northern Kentucky University campus housing have come this fall semester and are expected to continue into next year. Alongside a new residence hall that opened on Aug. 19, existing...

SGA members and visitors have the option to attend meetings virtually or in-person.

Resignations, email allegations discussed at today’s SGA meeting

Madison Plank, News Editor March 15, 2021

At today’s SGA meeting, President Lauren Goodwin addressed the recent resignations and email allegations of former SGA members. “I’m going to briefly address the emails and just say that the allegations...

SGA currently meets in a hybrid format with attendees opting to appear virtually or in-person.

What you missed at SGA: diversity discussion, new housing plans, more

Madison Plank, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2021

At this afternoon’s SGA meeting, the diversity problem on campus was discussed in regard to the white supremist group that came onto NKU’s campus and vandalized parts of campus last Wednesday. A guest...

SGA now meets virtually on Mondays at 3:30 pm following NKUs transition to mostly remote learning.

What you missed at SGA: VP Derks’ tweet, NVP funding, more

Rachel Smith, News Editor November 2, 2020

SGA discussed the first reading of a resolution that would protect positions at Norse Violence Prevention Center and gave COVID-19 updates in its first entirely online meeting of the semester. Vice President...

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.

What you missed at SGA: residence hall name suggestions, spring semester plans

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 21, 2020

SGA and faculty administrators discussed what spring semester will look like and how to submit name suggestions for the new residence hall at this afternoon’s meeting.  President Vaidya: pension,...

Seven NKU students were sworn in as new SGA senators. From right to left: Mia Potter, Landon Meador, Karla Arango, James Jimmy Renton, Wendi Cantero, Tanner Stevenson and Kaitlin Minniefield.

What you missed at SGA: fall commencement plans, new members

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 14, 2020

SGA members and faculty discussed plans for fall commencement and what spring semester will look like at the meeting on Monday. A dozen new members were also sworn in at the meeting and expressed how they...

What you missed at SGA Aug. 31

What you missed at SGA Aug. 31

Rachel Smith, News Editor August 31, 2020

SGA discussed upcoming events, freshman elections and student suggestions for the coronavirus response team at Monday’s meeting.  No resolutions were passed because SGA did not have enough members...

NKUs Student Union.

Officials talk about campus cleanliness, dining, working in a pandemic

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor July 30, 2020

University officials answered questions about working, cleaning, dining, recreation center and what campus looks like in a pandemic in a Zoom conference on Wednesday  Work, class and campus interaction  To...

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Housing, commencement, worker pay decisions discussed at Board of Regents

An update on pension and COVID-19 update also discussed
Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor March 18, 2020

COVID-19 updates at NKU, such as university housing, pension developments and faculty and student employment were discussed today at today’s digital Board of Regents meeting. COVID-19 Updates “The...

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.
A closed stairway sign on one of the stairways of Sycamore Hall at Woodcrest Apartments.

Students displaced after Woodcrest hall closure

Dean of Students Arnie Slaughter announced Woodcrest's closure over the holiday break
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 3, 2020

After living in Woodcrest Apartments’ Willow Hall for about 10 days, Savannah Guelda was asked to move out. When she received Dean of Students Arnie Slaughter’s email on Dec. 30 announcing the closure...

Students, faculty, staff volunteer for MLK Day of Service

Students, faculty, staff volunteer for MLK Day of Service

On Monday, NKU assembled to give back to the community
Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor January 21, 2020
More than 600 NKU students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteered on campus to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the second annual NKU Day of Community Service, according to Arnie Slaughter, co-interim chief student affairs officer and dean of students.
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