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NKU Police help raise awareness for Hispanic Heritage Month

A NKU University Police officer on patrol on Kenton Drive in front of the Health Innovation Center.
October 9, 2020

As protestors nationwide call for police reforms, the NKU Police Department is working to strengthen ties to campus minority groups, such as the Latino and LGBTQ+ communities. These initiatives include...

Dating in the digital age: safety, awareness

Dating in the digital age: safety, awareness
November 21, 2019

They met on Tinder and decided to stop for coffee at Carabello in Newport. He was sweet, she remembered. He brought her the coffee she ordered, which came with a caramel candy on top. She noticed it was...

Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?
How new guidelines could revamp gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment reporting at universities
February 13, 2019

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States...

The dangers of Cyberspace & how you can protect yourself

The server system on the third floor of Griffin Hall.
October 4, 2018

One day while browsing the internet a pop-up appears on your screen. The pop-up says to be from Microsoft and claims that a virus been found on your computer and that if immediate actions are not taken...

Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

A patrol vehicle viewed from the glass windows of Student Union Room 108.
October 3, 2018
NKU uses trainings, alerts and procedures to keep students safe during active shootings and other emergencies.
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