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‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

At an evening vigil for an NKU student who recently died on campus, students, faculty, alumni and community members gathered in the Student Union ballroom to remember his life.

Going Greek: Bid day is for the boys

Going Greek: Bid day is for the boys

Josh Kelly, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Fraternities prepare to welcome more than 200 potential brothers into the seven Interfraternity Council (IFC) brotherhoods next week.

Going Greek: Tips for sorority recruitment

Going Greek: Tips for sorority recruitment

Jess Abner, Contributor

September 5, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Joining Greek Life on NKU’s campus is inclusive and accessible for everyone. When joining a sorority, you’re not just exclusive to that one chapter, there is a whole community supporting you.

What you missed at SGA April 9

What you missed at SGA April 9

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

SGA read resolutions expanding on-campus dining options to include Muslim diets and reintroduce two organizations back into Greek life, and the senate passed a resolution celebrating the fifth anniversary of LGBTQ programs.

Feelings mixed on NKU’s It’s On Us campaign

Feelings mixed on NKU’s It’s On Us campaign

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, News

Reva Short thinks it’s important to bring awareness to the issue of sexual assault. The NKU junior supports the national It’s On Us Campaign, an initiative focused on shifting the way people think about and respond to sexual assault, but she also thinks the university’s participation in the c...

Phi Mu and Phi Gamma Delta come to campus

Phi Mu and Phi Gamma Delta come to campus

Nicole Browning, Assistant News Editor

September 18, 2016


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story, News

“There’s a saying like, if there’s something really bad, ‘I don’t wish it on anyone.’ Well, I wish being Greek upon everyone. I wish everyone could have the experience of going Greek, just because of how many great things stem from it,” Rick Seal, Interfraternity Council (IFC) president and member...

GALLERY: Sororities welcome new sisters home

GALLERY: Sororities welcome new sisters home

Madison Borland, Contributor

September 14, 2016


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

The women sat in rows silently and clutched the envelopes in their clammy palms. Shoes tapped lightly on the ground and some clutched the ends of their hair in a nervous fashion. The envelopes they held so tightly held the note that would invite them to join their new sisterhoods. Hundreds of women g...

‘Mardi Taus’ fights cancer with style

‘Mardi Taus’ fights cancer with style

Christian Glass, Reporter

March 2, 2015


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Feb. 28, students and faculty alike gathered into the Student Union ballroom, dawned beads, grabbed their game tokens and shared a message: “Cancer Sucks.” Alpha Tau Omega put together their “Mardi Taus” charity event for a second straight year, raising money for breast cancer awareness while pro...

Scholarship pageant makes history

Scholarship pageant makes history

Lundon White, Contributor

September 26, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life

November will bring the first Miss Krimson and Kreme scholarship pageant to NKU. The PiPi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated will be preparing for its fall Miss Krimson and Kreme pageant, which has an unusual twist. Most pageants have an introductory category followed by swimsuit, evening g...

Sororities help students find their homes

Sororities help students find their homes

Kerry Skiff, Copy Editor

September 10, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Chairs bump in the Student Union as they bounce up and down, clutching tightly their white envelopes that will reveal their future family. They swing their legs and toss their hair impatiently, whispering their excitement and nervousness to their neighbors. As it gets closer to the reveal, the women...

“Tye Dye” vendor donates proceeds to Panhellenic

“Tye Dye” vendor donates proceeds to Panhellenic

Lizzie Kibler, Reporter

September 3, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

An array of colorful tapestries and tank tops fill a booth outside the Student Union several times a year. You have seen the vendor selling his merchandise in the spring and fall to NKU students and faculty. His name is Tye Dye Thom and his Facebook friends know him as “Quarry Breakdown” and he ha...

NKU Greek organizations took root in ’70s and flourish today

Brittany Smart, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life

There are a total of 14 Greek letter organizations residing on campus this year who have been part of a trend that has been accelerating at a rapid rate in the past five years. A Growing Culture Just last fall, there was a spike in the number of recruits; numbers unlike the Office of Fraternity and...

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