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Health officials urge flu vaccine to prevent ‘twindemic’

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 27, 2020

Regional health officials and administrators encourage citizens to receive the flu vaccination to ward off the looming ‘twindemic.’  “Protecting ourselves against the flu is more important than...

When working out, students must wear a facial covering.

How the Rec Center is adjusting to COVID-19 challenges

Matthew Dietz and Kaycee Sloan August 30, 2020

Since returning to campus for the 2020 Fall semester, NKU students and staff members have been met with a lot of unfamiliarity within campus buildings and school operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many...

60 percent of students arent getting enough physical activity, according to a study by Northwestern Medicine and Northeastern Illinois University.

Balancing a healthy diet as a college student

Elizabeth Cates, Staff Reporter February 25, 2020

As college students take on heavy course loads, jobs, extracurricular activities, family responsibilities and more, it can be a struggle to prioritize eating well and exercising.  95 percent of college...

Director of LGBTQ Programs and Services, Bonnie Meyer, explains the outline of her presentation to SGA.

What you missed at SGA Feb. 25

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor February 26, 2019

Learning LGBTQ+ etiquette In Monday’s SGA meeting, Director of NKU’s LGBTQ Programs and Services Bonnie Meyer gave a presentation aimed at better preparing students for interaction with people who...

Health, Counseling and Student wellness offers flu vaccines which can be covered by insurance.

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Natalie Hamren, News Editor February 18, 2019

You start your day off making breakfast. You open the fridge, close some cabinets and play music on your phone. Afterward, you drive to class. There, you open the door, type on your laptop and share your...

Hope in others: how to talk about thoughts of suicide

‘Hope in others’: how to talk about thoughts of suicide

Natalie Hamren, News Editor November 16, 2018

“There’s no shame in being depressed; there’s no shame in feeling suicidal,” Dr. Kathy O’Connor said. In any one year, over 17 million Americans report feeling depressed, and over half of...

Flu concerns caused an alumni homecoming event to be cancelled.

Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Carrie Blair, Reporter February 10, 2018
The recent flu season hit the nation hard, and NKU is no exception.
Jessica Ulrich, a senior integrative studies major, shares her story of sexual assault to promote understanding and awareness.

Finding strength in speaking out

The story of a survivor of sexual assault
Abby Anstead , Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2016

She felt it like it was sitting on her chest. Suffocated by her thoughts in a room full of strangers, Jessica Ulrich stared at the microphone in front of the room. Somehow its slender stand seemed to...

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