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Vaidya announces NKU will not rescind incoming student’s admission offer

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Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2020

Thursday afternoon, President Ashish Vaidya announced in a campus-wide video that NKU is not rescinding an incoming first-year student’s admission offer after they “explicitly stated racial superiority” on a social media post.  “In the midst of such a painful and troubling time in our nation's history, a...

Free speech: Kentucky bill aims to broaden protest laws

Signs hung on wall outside the Student Union on April 12.

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

April 3, 2019

Freedom of speech is a pillar of American democracy, and because of it, every American has the right to openly express themselves—that doesn’t mean everyone has the right to express themselves wherever they want. House Bill 254, a Kentucky bill focused on supporting students' right to free speech on public college campus...

SGA takes action against ‘hate speech’ on campus

SGA takes action against ‘hate speech' on campus

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 17, 2018

In response to seasonal speakers that come to campus—ones that often challenge the belief systems, ideologies and identities of many NKU community members—SGA passed a resolution that would alert students and faculty of ‘hate speakers’ arriving on campus. 

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