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Fort Thomas Coffee embraces community through creativity and connection

Elita St. Clair, Reporter March 19, 2023

Fort Thomas Coffee’s mission and purpose is to embrace and foster a community environment.  Fort Thomas Coffee was founded by the Valentine family in 2012 and sold to the Smalley family in 2019. The...

Students gathered outside the soccer complex adjacent to Truist Arena, setting up awnings and grilling before the game against UC.

A tailgate… at NKU!?

Ashlee Cobble, Contributor November 18, 2022

A Wednesday night tailgate for a basketball game in November was breaking traditions at NKU. It was something that has never been done before, but had great success thanks to the Department of Student...

Housing & AASI team up to bring communities together with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever screening

Housing & AASI team up to bring communities together with ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ screening

Moyo Mike-Adeogun, Contributor November 9, 2022

The Office of University Housing and the African American Student Initiatives (AASI) are coming together to bring their members a private screening of the anticipated 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’...

Understanding Campus Recs Trauma Senstive Yoga

Understanding Campus Rec’s Trauma Senstive Yoga

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor October 7, 2022

NKU Campus Rec has been offering a five-week group fitness class titled Trauma Sensitive Yoga. Classes have taken place on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. and run through Oct. 10 with free attendance for Campus Rec...

Ribbon cutting at Campbell Hall for new Western & Southern Contact Center.

Western & Southern celebrates opening of new Contact Center at NKU

Kenton Hornbeck, LINK nky Reporter March 23, 2022

Western & Southern opened the Western & Southern Contact Center at Northern Kentucky University, which students can use for on-campus jobs. Students can use the center to perform a variety of...

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear speaks

Beshear wants to ‘break ground next year’ on $2 billion Brent Spence project

Mark Payne, LINK nky March 1, 2022

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine met Monday for a joint press conference in Covington to announce a “Memorandum of Understanding” that would see the possibility of a companion Brent...

VIDEO: NKU students discuss importance of community at End of Season Tailgate

Dylan Boling and Emory Davis February 27, 2022

The NKU End of Season Tailgate took place before the men's basketball game against Youngstown State on Saturday night. NKU students that attended the event talked about why they came out to support the...

Victor E. Viking guards Who Dey in the mascot game at halftime of the NKU vs. Cleveland State game in 2017.

What a Bengals Super Bowl appearance means to the NKU community

Andrew Dixon, Reporter February 13, 2022

On Jan. 30, the Cincinnati Bengals made history defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in overtime, thanks to a game-winning field goal by kicker Evan McPherson to advance to the Super Bowl. 34 years in...

Opportunity House will help aid students ages 18 to 24 who want to pursue post-secondary education but lack the support and housing to do so.

How Brighton Center program aims to help college kids experiencing homelessness

Haley Parnell, LINK nky Reporter February 8, 2022

This story was originally published on River City News, LINK nky. The original article can be found here.  On a mission statement of Self Sufficiency, Brighton Center is implementing new programs to...

The Business Academic Center located on Northern Kentucky Universitys campus.

Independence gets financial literacy workshop through NKU, state agency

River City News, LINK nky February 7, 2022

This story was originally published in the River City News. To find the original article, click here.  A financial literacy workshop for Independence city employees was announced through a partnership...

Bonita Brown, NKUs new vice president and chief strategic officer.

How Success by Design prioritizes student success

Billy Keeney, News Editor August 21, 2019

NKU made public Success by Design in April 2019, which will serve as its strategic framework for the next three years. NKU’s goal is to increase access, achieve higher levels of completion and advance...

Members of NKUs Habitat for Humanity say one of the greatest rewards is giving back to the community.

GALLERY: New beginnings: NKU’s Habitat for Humanity helps build community

Sierra Gibson, Reporter October 23, 2016

NKU’s Habitat for Humanity chapter spends their Saturday’s rebuilding homes for needy families in Newport and plan to do more builds similar in the future. A recent build was organized on Sept. 17...

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