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NKU to host vaccine clinic on Thursday, doses of the Pfizer vaccine available

Madison Plank, News Editor April 19, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic will take place this Thursday, April 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Vault at BB&T Arena, according to a campus-wide email sent today. Pfizer vaccines will be available...

How has the pandemic affected healthy eating and wellness?

Autumn A. Howard, Reporter April 14, 2021

Lyndsay Barto, a registered dietician for Realize Wellbeing, occasionally helps Northern Kentucky University’s (NKU) Director of University Wellness, Kim Baker with assisting faculty and staff on...

Students reflect on how the pandemic has impacted their religion

Students reflect on how the pandemic has impacted their religion

Peyton Duncan, Contributor March 29, 2021

Quarantine has been in effect for a year now. A year full of moments, all heart-breaking and scary and sometimes even beautiful. For some, this year has also encouraged a moment of religious reflection....

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VIEWPOINTS: “The pandemic wasn’t going to stop me”

Austin Patello, Contributor March 14, 2021

Editor’s Note: Submissions are edited for clarity and length. 130 students read Dr. Joan Ferrante’s “How to Respond in a Pandemic” as part of a Health Innovation grant. Dr. Ferrante shared the...

NKU announces BB&T as mass vaccination site

NKU announces BB&T as mass vaccination site

Madison Plank, News Editor March 9, 2021

Interim Provost Dr. Ande Durojaiye announced today in a campus-wide email that the Pfizer vaccine will be distributed at BB&T Arena on campus for eligible individuals on March 20 and 21 from 8 a.m....

Phase 1C COVID-19 vaccinations to rollout in NKY

Phase 1C COVID-19 vaccinations to rollout in NKY

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 23, 2021

The University announced that Kentucky will begin Phase 1C of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution on March 1. “The Governor announced that regional vaccination sites will open to Kentuckians in Phase...

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COVID Vaccine Phase 1C delayed while administrators plan how to vaccinate campus, move forward

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 18, 2021

On Feb. 2, NKU announced that the state of Kentucky delayed Phase 1C of the COVID-19 Vaccine deployment from the current schedule and NKU administrators were prepared for the call. The delay was due...

FAQ about the COVID-19 vaccine

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor January 18, 2021

The University will distribute vaccinations to the NKU community free of charge in the coming weeks. In order to shed some light on the vaccine and whether one should get it, below are some questions that...

NKU plans to offer free COVID-19 vaccine on campus

NKU plans to offer free COVID-19 vaccine on campus

Rachel Smith, News Editor January 11, 2021

NKU will offer the COVID-19 vaccination on campus for faculty, staff and students at no charge, according to a recent news release by the administration. Vaccine distribution to certain campus community...

The exterior of BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB and WBB will play remainder of the 2020-21 season without fans at games

The decision comes from the Horizon League Board of Directors
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor January 8, 2021

On Friday, the Horizon League Board of Directors announced that it has made the decision to hold the remaining Horizon League men’s and women’s basketball games without spectators in attendance at...

Empty seats inside BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB pauses basketball activities due to positive COVID-19 test

Team’s upcoming weekend series against Oakland cancelled
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 22, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team is pausing team activities after a positive COVID-19 test was detected within the program’s Tier 1 personnel. A statement put out by NKU Athletics...

NKU is pausing basketball activities until further notice.

NKU MBB game postponed due to positive COVID-19 test

Norse were scheduled to play at Chattanooga on Saturday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor November 27, 2020

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball program has paused all activities after a positive COVID-19 test was detected within their Tier 1 personnel, which is made up of student-athletes, coaches and essential...

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