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Sign outside of FUEL NKU asks people to bring their own bag.

Zero waste, maximum impact with FUEL NKU’s bring your own bag initiative

Aya Aleily, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2024

FUEL NKU is trying to improve its sustainability efforts by focusing on zero hunger and zero waste initiatives; this is in congruence with Kroger Company trying to eliminate the usage of plastic bags,...

The produce stand inside FUEL NKUs food pantry.

Out of sight, FUEL NKU and Sustainability compost over 3,000 pounds of food waste

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor September 21, 2023

With their frequent tabling, donation boxes around campus and food pantry that resembles a mini mart, FUEL NKU has a sustained presence at Northern Kentucky University, both for students who struggle to...

VIDEO: Fifth annual FUEL Friendsgiving

Zoey Desmond, Will Illes, Cameron Hollstegge, and Abby Murphy November 24, 2022

On Monday, Nov. 21, FUEL NKU held their fifth annual "Friendsgiving" event, where many students were able to gather for a free Thanksgiving meal, play games and connect with people around campus. We talked...

FUEL NKU shopping aisle.

A look into FUEL NKU’s impact on campus, future plans

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor June 22, 2022

FUEL NKU–a service that provides free food and basic necessities to any student with an ALL CARD–was visited 11,801 times, totaling 90,963 pounds of food distributed according to statistics provided...

Pictured in the photo are Nick Blivin, FUEL NKU program coordinator, and Jan Rouse, Prysmian Groups internal communications manager.

Souper Bowl Food Drive exceeds donation goal

Kenton Hornbeck, LINK nky reporter February 20, 2022

The Souper Bowl was a roaring success! Over 2,000 items were donated to FUEL NKU in the food drive that honored the Cincinnati Bengals run to the Super Bowl.  Prysmian Group’s Souper Bowl Food Drive...

NKU students pose for a picture during FUEL NKUs Friendsgiving Feast.

FUEL NKU hosts a Friendsgiving Feast for the NKU community

Amari Brandy, Assistant News Editor November 24, 2021

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Fuel NKU hosted its fourth annual Friendsgiving Feast. From sliced turkey to delectable pumpkin pie, this Thanksgiving event made the season even brighter.  “We...

FUEL NKU has newly implemented the QuickPick Pantry program.

FUEL NKU begins supplies pick-up program

Mildred Nguyen, Reporter March 8, 2021

FUEL NKU, an organization providing free food and household supplies for students at NKU, has recently started QuickPick Pantry. With QuickPick Pantry, students are allowed to schedule items for pick-up....

FUEL NKU is located in Albright Health Center 104.

FUEL NKU will offer to-go Thanksgiving meals for students

Rachel Smith, News Editor November 24, 2020

FUEL NKU will provide to-go Thanksgiving meals for students at the Student Union tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m, according to a recent campus-wide email. This is the third annual Thanksgiving celebration for...

NKUs Student Union.

What you missed at SGA: alcohol policy resolution passes, winter break meal plan discussed

Rachel Smith, News Editor October 5, 2020

SGA passed its first resolution of the semester at Monday’s meeting with a proposal to change the University’s current alcohol policy in housing. The resolution, which would allow beer and wine in...

FUEL NKU is located in Albright Health Center 104.

Q&A: Answering all your questions about FUEL

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief August 24, 2020

The Northerner reached out to FUEL Director Dr. Jessica Taylor to ask how FUEL will operate this semester.  How is Fuel operating this semester? Dr. Jessica Taylor:  “We are here to support students,...

FUEL NKU is located in Albright Health Center in room 104.

Pay for parking tickets with peanut butter

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor November 12, 2019

NKU Parking Services is taking food donations in place of parking citations. Parking Services is accepting donations of six 28-oz plastic jars of peanut butter, six 5-oz cans of chicken or six boxes...

FUEL NKU is located in Albright Health Center 104.

FUEL NKU expanding hours to accommodate students in need

Chelsea Cahill, Contributor October 22, 2019

This semester begins new Monday night hours for FUEL NKU to allow more students to visit and shop at their convenience, bringing a record number of students to their facility. Fuel NKU is an on-campus...

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