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NKU national champs t-shirt created by Paula Hook, a member of Norse Nation.

NKU Men’s basketball 2020 National Champions

According to Norse Nation, that is.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 23, 2020
This past weekend would have been NKU’s third showing in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Due to COVID-19, the Norse weren’t able to compete in the national tournament. A lot of teams didn’t even get to start their conference championships, speculation of NKU would play was still out. Villanova and Baylor were number two seeds that popped up the most as NKU’s contenders.
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President announces University Housing to close

Students must gather their personal items and check out by April 1
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 18, 2020

On Wednesday, President Ashish Vaidya announced that University Housing will be closed, all Study Abroad programs will be canceled until the end of the summer and gave an update on the commencement and...

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Provost provides resources for faculty amid online transition

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 16, 2020

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands updated faculty who are transitioning their courses to an online format in an announcement on NKU’s coronavirus preparedness website. Rowlands said this week she and the deans...

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NKU employee, spouse self-quarantining with flu-like symptoms

Spouse not tested for COVID-19, wasn’t deemed high risk by NKY Health Department
Billy Keeney, News Editor March 13, 2020

In a campus-wide email, President Ashish Vaidya said that an NKU employee is self-quarantining with flu-like symptoms. According to the email, the employee’s spouse was also sick but tested negative...

Coronavirus myths: what to do, how to stop it

Coronavirus myths: what to do, how to stop it

The truth about popular coronavirus myths
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor March 13, 2020

In the age of social media, misinformation runs rampant—especially in the time of a global pandemic. With so many people posting inaccuracies on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook with talks of misconceptions...

The Campus Recreation Center.

Campus Rec: classes, intramural sports canceled

Campus Recreation announced new hours, day for extensive cleaning
Billy Keeney, News Editor March 13, 2020

The Campus Recreation Center will stay open despite in-person classes being moved online—with the exception of Friday, March 20—according to an email sent to Rec Center members. All programs, such...

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

All student organizations to cancel remaining semester events

Student events, whether on or off campus, will no longer take place
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor March 13, 2020
All student organizations on campus have been asked to cancel all remaining events for the semester—whether on- or off-campus—according to an email from Sarah Aikman, director of the Student Union and University Center.
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Provost announces more details on class transitions

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands and President Ashish Vaidya made announcements regarding classes today
Billy Keeney and Natalie Hamren March 12, 2020

Following President Ashish Vaidya’s announcement yesterday that NKU will move to alternative delivery for instruction, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands informed faculty and staff in an email that workgroups...

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