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Anna Marie Adams (center) leads the protest next to Kiazja Watterson-Brown.

Students ‘say her name’ across campus in protest against Breonna Taylor ruling

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor September 24, 2020

After a grand jury indicted one of three officers for the shooting of Breonna Taylor, Kiazja Watterson-Brown felt it was necessary to bring awareness of Taylor’s case and decision, but also for the...

Lucas Administrative Building seen from lawn in front of Griffin Hall.

Administration plans change following Floyd death

Chief Diversity Officer and Campus Police find a way to make the campus better
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor June 10, 2020

While the streets of Cincinnati’s downtown fill with the voices asking for a change in the systemic racism against Black people, NKU administration debates how they can help their Black students. “It...

Protestors in Chicago on May 30.

‘I would take a bullet’: NKU students tell their protesting stories

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief June 9, 2020

Content warning: This article describes acts of police brutality and violence.  Protestors were chanting in front of the Cincinnati Police Department’s headquarters. Police stood in a line, armed...

A sign that, in black text, says NKU. Clouds are in the sky.

Letter from the editors: reporting on injustice

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly June 3, 2020

As journalists, it’s our job to report the truth.  We strive for objectivity, neutrality and unbiased reporting.  While the facts of our nation’s history may be uncomfortable and disheartening,...

Dr. Carter G. Woodson created Negro History Week in 1926.

Black History Month: a time for celebration, education

Natalie Hamren, News Editor February 6, 2019

In 1925, historian, journalist and author Dr. Carter G. Woodson created the idea for the first Negro History Week—a celebration of experiences and accomplishments of African-Americans, said Dr. Eric...

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