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NKU Celebrates 55th annual Founders’ Day

NKU Celebrates 55th annual Founders’ Day

Sydney Bellm, Contributor March 17, 2023

On March 15, Northern Kentucky University celebrated its 55th birthday, also known as Founders’ Day.  According to an article written by Clayton Castle, Founders’ Day is “a day of giving to honor...

Alex Gilmore (left) and Miles Johnson (right) pose with Kwanzaa candles.

‘A lot of people are going to have fun’, Kwanzaa Celebration set for Dec. 9 at NKU

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor December 8, 2021

A Kwanzaa Celebration is going to be held Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. in room 110 of Landrum Academic Center by students on the Black Studies Program Committee. The event aims to provide a welcoming environment for...

NKU will host in-person commencements for 2020, 2021 graduates

NKU will host in-person commencements for 2020, 2021 graduates

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 8, 2021

NKU will host in-person commencement ceremonies for 2020 and 2021 graduates on May 7-9. The ceremonies will be held outdoors on a field at the NKU Soccer Complex, regardless of weather conditions, with...

A student discusses their poster and research with others at the Celebration Poster event.

Student research event moves online

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 12, 2020

NKU’s annual Celebration of Student Research and Creativity will be moving to online presentations.  “Celebration” is an event held by the Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity...

Kevin Lykins gave his presentation on felon voting rights during the Celebration of Student Creativity and Research.

Student discusses restoration of felon voting rights

Matt Sexton, Political Editor April 20, 2016

With the Kentucky primary election less than a month away, there is a group of citizens that do not have the right to vote.The state of Kentucky is one of four states that permanently remove the right...

Spring Vocal Jazz Concert

Cole Grecco, Reporter April 13, 2016

Two semesters of work were capped off Tuesday night in front of a crowd of about 50 students, parents and jazz fans, at the York Street Cafe in Newport, Kentucky for NKU’s Spring Vocal Jazz Concert. The...

Nathan Garbig discusses his poster at the Celebration Festival with Zach Hart, co-chair of the event.

Navigating the PR Cultural Terrains

Molly Patrick, Reporter April 13, 2016

Nathan Garbig interned in Germany this past summer at a PR firm. While he was there he conducted research on how business in Germany is very structured and much more hierarchical.  Garbig said Germany...

The 27 Club

Ally Jasper, Contributor April 13, 2016

The 27 Club refers to a group of famous musicians who lived a very short life, ending at age 27. Ellen Yates, senior business major became very interested in the subject after her Humanity and the Imagination...

Students analyze PCB-treated mice

Cole Grecco, Reporter April 13, 2016

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), pollutants that are found in the human food supply, have been known to cause health concerns in humans, such as cancer and learning deficits.   Two NKU students...

Do celebrities effect what you buy?

Chris Decker, Assistant Sports Editor April 13, 2016

A study on the effects of celebrity endorsements on consumers was on display in the student union for the Celebration of Student Creativity and Research.The study done by students Doug Carson, Taylor Weaver,...

GALLERY: Dance Troupe takes over Strauss Theatre

GALLERY: Dance Troupe takes over Strauss Theatre

Matt Gahris, Contributor April 13, 2016

The Dance Tour Troupe blended a variety of dance styles in a performance in the Fine Arts Center’s Stauss Theater on April 12 as part of NKU’s Celebration of Research and Creativity. “We do...

Finding satisfaction and belonging through social media engagement

Mackenzie Manley, News Editor April 13, 2016

As state funding for public colleges continues to decline not only locally, but across the United States, tuition costs continue to rise colleges can struggle to connect with students. The research...

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