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Greek life continues philanthropies, meetings and celebrations despite COVID-19

Greek life members mingling at Fresh Fusion

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

May 8, 2020

With the closing of campus due to COVID-19, groups and organizations have had to quickly find new ways to operate without physically meeting. One of NKU’s biggest communities is NKU Fraternity and Sorority life with around 700 participants.

VIDEO: SGA on NPHC representation on campus

VIDEO: SGA on NPHC representation on campus

Corrine Carnohan, Hunter Dunn, and Jenna Manor

November 12, 2019

SGA is passing a resolution to give NPHC organizations a physical representation on campus, much like FSL's benches. SGA Vice President Shelby Sanford gives The Northerner the scoop.

VIDEO: What Makes NKU Greek Life Special?

VIDEO: What Makes NKU Greek Life Special?

Abby Behrens, Video Editor

October 30, 2019

Editor's Note: Video Editor Abby Behrens is a member of Theta Phi Alpha. It's no doubt that Greek life has its fair share of stereotypes and expectations, but NKU's Greek organizations have created a more positive attitude within their community. Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Kim Vanc...

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

Theta Chi Fraternity President Ethan Poweleit (L) and Interfraternity Council President Isaac Dailey (R) spoke on the creation of the Christian

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

November 8, 2018

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

Provided by Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

Josh Kelly, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 5, 2018

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

Going Greek: Tips for sorority recruitment

Provided by Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

Jess Abner, Contributor

September 5, 2018

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

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

NKU's It's On Us campaign featured a week-long series of events on Sept. 26-30. The campaign has received mixed criticism in light of an ongoing federal lawsuit involving a sexual assault case.

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2016

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

“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

One by one, the new members are released to their chapters and love and tutus engulf the women.

Madison Borland, Contributor

September 14, 2016

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...

VIDEO: RUSHing into the new year

Women run to their new Greek home. NKU's sorority bid day occurred on Sunday, Aug. 30.

Taylor Upchurch, Social Media Editor

August 31, 2015

The once abandoned Griffin Lawn quickly filled with emotion and life as all six of NKU’s sororities gathered on the grass with their bid names, letters, face paint, and a little pep in their step. Each member chanted their chapter’s spirit cries, on one of the biggest days of the year, otherwise kn...

‘Mardi Taus’ fights cancer with style

Evan Wall guides a first- time putt-putter.

Christian Glass, Reporter

March 2, 2015

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...

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