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GUIDE hosted a town hall last night to discuss issues such as safety and discrimination on campus.

Students discuss diversity, safety on campus in GUIDE Town Hall

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 5, 2021

Last night, G.U.I.D.E (Greeks United for Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity) hosted a virtual town hall via Zoom in an effort “to discuss issues real students are experiencing on our campus,” according...

Campus community members are encouraged by NKU's Office of Inclusiveness Excellence to complete the 40-minute training session that is now available.

NKU introduces diversity, equity training; students, faculty react

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 3, 2021

This semester, NKU has announced Danielle McDonald as its inaugural Diversity Fellow, the appointment of Eddie Howard as Vice President of Student Affairs and new training from EVERFI on “diversity,...

New student organization aims to take action against discrimination on campus

Braden White , Contributor February 22, 2021

After protests sparked across the country last summer calling for racial justice, five students within NKU’s English department agreed that there needed to be a statement not only on behalf of the...

SGA currently meets in a hybrid format with attendees opting to appear virtually or in-person.

What you missed at SGA: diversity discussion, new housing plans, more

Madison Plank, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2021

At this afternoon’s SGA meeting, the diversity problem on campus was discussed in regard to the white supremist group that came onto NKU’s campus and vandalized parts of campus last Wednesday. A guest...

Darryl Peal, Nicole Dillard, Caroline Macke and Bonita Brown discussed results of the campus climate survey

Campus survey suggests NKU needs more equity within students, faculty, staff

NKU’s campus conversation on the campus climate survey shared results on the survey and what they mean for inclusivity on campus
Noelle Horn, News Editor October 29, 2020

This afternoon NKU hosted a campus conversation on the campus climate survey with around 100 people in attendance. The panelists included Nicole Dillard, assistant professor of organizational leadership...

Kaitlin Minniefield sits on a chair in front of an NKU logo. She's wearing a white shirt and black pants.

‘Be brave’: NKU student wants diversity, representation on campus, SGA

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2020

Kaitlin Minniefield, sophomore biological sciences major, recently joined the Student Government Association (SGA) to amplify and advocate for the Black community on campus.  The SGA senator said she...

Another benefit of the plant selection in the gardens is that they are designed to be colorful throughout the year—keeping the campus aesthetically pleasing during every season.

Board of Regents swear in new regent, discuss COVID-19’s impact on enrollment, budget

Noelle Horn, News Editor September 9, 2020

The Board of Regents’ September meeting began with the swearing in of a new regent, Ken Perry. Perry was appointed by Governor Andy Beshear for a six-year term and replaced Terry Mann, whose term expired. Perry...

Lucas Administrative Building seen from lawn in front of Griffin Hall.

Administration plans change following Floyd death

Chief Diversity Officer and Campus Police find a way to make the campus better
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor June 10, 2020

While the streets of Cincinnati’s downtown fill with the voices asking for a change in the systemic racism against Black people, NKU administration debates how they can help their Black students. “It...

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter February 4, 2020

On Monday, 11 new senate candidates were presented for appointment. Each candidate was given the floor to introduce themselves. After sharing their name, major, year and reasons for wanting to join SGA,...

Nick Jackson hugs an attendee at NKUnity in the Student Union.

‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

The second NKUnity event focused on self-segregation, or the tendency of students to close themselves off to those of different racial and cultural backgrounds.

Shedding light on race and relations in America

Mackenzie Manley, Assistant News Editor January 12, 2016

Lecture facilitates conversation of race in America  An associate professor of history at Northern Kentucky University said in a Six at Six lecture that a majority of Americans believe race relations...

Morgan Bell in her office space.

Morgan Bell: Young Activist

Lizzie Kibler , Assistant Arts and Life Editor February 6, 2015

Walking through the Student Union before finals week last semester, you’d find several people lying on the floor. Students and faculty were participating in a die-in protest to bring light to certain...

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