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One of the reasons why Fightmaster is so passionate about taekwondo is because of her instructors and teammates, she says theyre family.

How taekwondo changed a student’s life

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life editor January 25, 2017

She grips the red handle tightly, extending the white tip further in front of her. The fading sun eliminates the remaining light and as evening sets in, Clara Fightmaster makes her way from the science...

VIDEO: NKU to raise awareness about learning disabilities

VIDEO: NKU to raise awareness about learning disabilities

Michaela Beechem, Staff Writer October 14, 2015

This October, students, staff and faculty alike will notice a few additions while walking around campus. Disability awareness signs will be lining the sidewalks and posters in the Student Union. They will...

A professor works with a student in a Griffin hall classroom. The open desks and floor plan provides a more interactive classroom environment.

University attempts to address small desk issue

Kevin Schultz, Digital Projects Manager October 2, 2014

Student government works to ‘bridge the gap’ between a student-body concern and its administrative response   NKU administration and Student Government Association (SGA) have heard the...

Several NKU students struggle to fit comfortably in desks in Founders Hall. Groups of students have shared their frustrating experiences with the small desks found in Landrum Academic Center and Founders Hall with The Northerner.

‘Fitting in’ isn’t an option for some students with diverse body types

Kevin Schultz, Digital Projects Manager September 1, 2014

As she sat down in a dark and outdated classroom to stuff resource bags for the homeless, she quickly realized something peculiar about her desk in the Landrum Academic Center. Small desks deliver...

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