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‘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


Filed under Featured Story, News

“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 all suicides are tied to depression. Unfortunately, 86 percent of college students who died by suicide did not seek on-ca...

Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Alumni chili cook-off cancelled as flu season intensifies

Carrie Blair, Reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, Science & Health

The recent flu season hit the nation hard, and NKU is no exception.

Finding strength in speaking out

Finding strength in speaking out

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2016


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

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 tower over her. I need to get up and do this. Driven by the desire to share her story, the 21-year-old stood up from her seat. This is who I am. She felt her stomach turn...

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