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A group of girls in one of NKUs sororities embrace one another on Sunday during Bid Day festivities.

NKU Greek Life chapters conclude recruitment week with Bid Day

New members began their Greek Life experience at NKU
Braden White, Arts & Life Editor September 12, 2021

On Sunday, Northern Kentucky University held their annual Bid Day, the last day of recruitment for Greek chapters on campus.  On bid day, those recruited get to open their bids and then run home...

VIDEO: How two NKU organizations survived the semester

Collin Hudson, Abby Behrens, and Jacob Kinman December 10, 2020

This semester has been a rocky one for a lot of NKU students, but here's how two NKU organizations made the best out of a bad situation. Karla Arango, the President and founder of GUIDE, and Hunter Kolb,...

Greek life members mingling at Fresh Fusion

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

‘Communication is key and that’s something we’re improving’
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

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?

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...

Theta Chi Fraternity President Ethan Poweleit (L) and Interfraternity Council President Isaac Dailey (R) spoke on the creation of the Christian Jet Li Dichoso Memorial scholarship at the vigil on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

Hundreds mourn loss of Christian Dichoso
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.
Provided by Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

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.
Provided by Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

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.
NKUs Its 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.

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

Campaign comes a month after NKU filed for gag order in ongoing federal lawsuit
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...

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...

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

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...

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