The Northerner

Patrolling campus during a pandemic: how officers are staying safe

Officer Dewayne Cox (in car) and Officer Autumn Ruehl (on bike) with Detective Bobby Pate in the background.

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

May 8, 2020

Latex gloves. Lysol-scented office space. Lonely patrols.  While COVID-19 has initiated a wave of work-from-home orders, some positions still require boots on the ground. For university police officers, maintaining the safety of NKU’s campus cannot be completed from the safety of their homes. ...

Vaidya: After troubling events, NKU ‘no place for hate’

NKU's sixth president Dr. Ashish Vaidya addresses students, staff and alumni at Fall Convocation, Aug. 13, 2018.

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

NKU president Dr. Ashish Vaidya called for a unified campus in light of recent violence around the country.

Town hall addresses campus safety

President Mearns, Chief of Police Les Kachurek and other members of the executive board address safety concern at the town hall meeting on Monday, Nov. 2.

Abby Anstead, News Editor

November 5, 2015

Students from a variety of backgrounds and affiliations gathered in the Student Union Monday evening for a town hall meeting. Despite their differences, the students expressed one common concern-- the safety of the campus community.  The town hall, hosted by the Student Government Association, ...

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