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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

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

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

Going Greek: Bid day is for the boys

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

Going Greek: Tips for sorority recruitment

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

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

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

GALLERY: Sororities welcome new sisters home

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

VIDEO: RUSHing into the new year

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

‘Mardi Taus’ fights cancer with style

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...

Scholarship pageant makes history

Scholarship pageant makes history

Lundon White, Contributor

September 26, 2014

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...

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