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The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy is listed as holding at least 52 Native American remains and cultural items in ProPublicas database.

NKU found holding at least 52 Native American remains and cultural items

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor March 3, 2023

In January ProPublica published The Repatriation Project, a series of articles and resources that investigate the failure of U.S. federally funded museums and universities to return Native American, Native...

The centuries-old Parthenon is one piece of architecture still standing in Greece.

Tales from abroad

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 30, 2023

Learning about the French Revolution from a textbook and PowerPoint slide is one thing. Learning about the French Revolution as you stare at the towering Palace of Versailles near Paris is another thing.  NKU...

Carmen Hickerson (left), Julie Kirkpatrick (right) and Amy Tobin (center) address the crowd at the Norse Spirit Society pilot event.

Norse Spirit Society: Bigger than bourbon

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 20, 2022

Bourbon and the state of Kentucky are inextricable. The alcoholic beverage that originated in Kentucky—home of 95% of bourbon production—has formed into a $9 billion dollar industry that generates...

Lances splinter apart as knights joust at the Ohio Renaissance Festival on Oct. 14.

Ohio Renaissance Festival hosts weekends of combat, craft and fantasy

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor October 16, 2017
Less than an hour from NKU sits the Ohio Renaissance Festival, where characters spill off the pages of history to entertain with live combat, authentic craft and an immersive world.
Professor with a passion for plants

Professor with a passion for plants

Maggie Pund, Staff writer April 4, 2013

Hidden away in a corner of the first floor of NKU’s Science Center, unknown to most students, is a professor surrounded each day by about 40,000 preserved biological specimens. Many students might not...

Annual film festival celebrates French cinema culture

Ryan Repasky, Contributing writer March 28, 2013

The Tournées Festival, a five-week long event showcasing five contemporary French films, continues Thursday evening with a showing of  ““Les Émotifs Anonymes” (Romantics Anonymous) at 7 p.m. in...

Cultural night welcomes new talent

Cultural night welcomes new talent

Brett Schreiner, Contributing writer April 25, 2012

Several people gathered in the Baptist Student Center at Northern Kentucky University April 19 to be a part of Thursday Nights Together (TNT), a weekly event that showcases the different cultures in entertainment,...

Potluck celebrates world culture

Potluck celebrates world culture

Hana Kim, Contributing writer April 18, 2012

Each spring at Northern Kentucky University, people from all over the world gather in the Student Union Ballroom to celebrate NKU’s international community. The 21st Annual International Potluck Dinner...

Ce;ebrating Student research success

Roxanna Blevins, Assignments editor March 27, 2012

Northern Kentucky University will celebrate students’ work in the annual Celebration of Student Research and Creativity April 2-6. On any given day at NKU, students are playing instruments, performing...

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