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The event focused on stress relieving activities like ornament decorating, line dancing, and themed games with prizes.

Bigger and Better: Feast for Finals tradition lights up the NKU community

Moyo Mike-Adeogun, Social Media Editor December 9, 2022

With the dreaded week of final exams approaching, the Resident Hall Association’s (RHA) ‘Feast for Finals’ came to save the day on Thursday, Dec. 8 and relieve the NKU community of their accumulating...

Guests pondered the meaning behind William Mudds Ugly Boy.

GALLERY: A look into the senior art projects

Michael Stegner, Reporter December 6, 2016

As students rush to finish assignments and cram for final exams, nine seniors from the School of the Arts have already completed their work, currently on display for all to see. Made up of painters, sculptors,...

Many students turn to energy drinks to make it through finals. These include popular brands like Monster and Red Bull.

Are energy drinks the key to making a good grade?

Molly True, Reporter December 10, 2015

Many turned to energy drinks to make it through finals week, but how effective were those caffeine-loaded drinks in helping your performance on tests? Studies conducted by professors at NKU have found...

NKU plans to rethink grade appeals

Karen Plunkett, Contributing Writer September 19, 2014

Northern Kentucky University currently has an academic grievance policy, but it is more about unfairness and sexual harassment than grades. SGA and NKU administration are attempting to make a change to...

Local cafes with the right studying atmosphere

Ryan Repasky, Contributing writer May 3, 2013

With finals week quickly approaching, it’s no secret that last minute studying will be taking place.  Here are three local coffee shops that offer a quiet and relaxed environment, prime for studying...

Self health awareness: How could your life change?

Erin Pierce, Contributing writer May 1, 2013

End of semester brings stress, lack of sleep, and increase in caffeine consumption with students As the end of the semester approaches, students are typically pressed with projects, papers, and those...

Puppies coming to ease the stress of finals week

Jessica Kopena, Contributing writer April 24, 2013

Imagine a dog licking your face and sitting in your lap with their fur touching your skin while escaping the stress of exam week. During finals week, the English Department will be setting up a puppy...

Around the University

April 24, 2013

Feast for Finals On Thursday, May 2, University Housing will hold the annual Feast for Finals at Norse Commons from 9-11 p.m. Students are invited to take a break from the stress of finals and enjoy...

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