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NKU students create Facebook group to house displaced students

NKU students create Facebook group to house displaced students

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2020

Two NKU students created “Ghostlight Housing NKY” to help recently displaced NKU students find housing and other resources.  Sophomore integrative studies major Jessica Archer and senior public relations and theatre arts major Grace Wesson were inspired by a theatre tradition where artists can request/offer a ...

President announces University Housing to close

President announces University Housing to close

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 18, 2020

On Wednesday, President Ashish Vaidya announced that University Housing will be closed, all Study Abroad programs will be canceled until the end of the summer and gave an update on the commencement and other campus operations. “As your President, I assure you that our decisions are being made with...

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Academic Affairs Chairman Alan Millward and Senator Hannah Miller opened Monday’s meeting reading the changes in their resolution, which had its first reading last week. The resolution now allows students to submit evaluations of their academic advisors, in hopes to improve advising meetings and sessions students have.

What you missed at SGA Jan. 13

What you missed at SGA Jan. 13

Billy Keeney, News Editor

January 14, 2020

Woodcrest closure update All the residents who live in the Oak and Sycamore buildings of Woodcrest Apartments will receive their new assignments soon; there was space available in other dorms for all who were displaced, according to Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Student...

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

It just got slightly more expensive to attend NKU. The Board of Regents approved several rate increases, including a 2.8 percent tuition hike, for various goods and services on campus during their March 20 meeting, on par with market changes. In a recommendation for the 2019-2020 academic year...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 12, 2019

On Feb. 11, SGA hosted the directors of university housing and business operations, who both gave presentations. SGA student senate was also excited to vote on a new resolution aimed at extending library hours. Library hour extension Senators Noelle Brooks and Zachary Dichtl presented their resol...

EDITORIAL: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

EDITORIAL: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

Kate Fulmer, Social Media Editor

August 20, 2018

A new school year can often mean new roommates. Whether you’re a freshman sharing your room for the first time or a senior living with another random roommate, almost everyone has dealt with the intolerable roommate drama during their college experience. Here are some tips and tricks to help you wit...

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 14, 2018

NKU’s Board of Regents approved raising fees for parking passes, housing and meal plans at their Wednesday meeting. The new rates will go into effect next fall. Here’s a breakdown of the new fees.

What you missed at SGA Feb. 26

What you missed at SGA Feb. 26

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

February 27, 2018

The Student Government Association heard a presentation on proposed increases in housing, meal plans and parking rates at their Monday meeting.

Home sweet home: Flex Housing to provide a space for all students

Home sweet home: Flex Housing to provide a space for all students

Carrie Crotzer and Abby Anstead

January 21, 2016

Joining many universities across the nation, Northern Kentucky University is in the process of developing a flexible housing model that will support all students - regardless of gender identification, biological sex or sexual orientation.  The new program, led by Tyler Groll, the hall director for No...

Does University Housing have a mold problem?

Does University Housing have a mold problem?

Tori Lentz, News Editor

February 6, 2015

When Elizabeth Gieske first moved to the third floor of the Laurel wing in Kentucky Hall, she discovered a substance resembling mold along the wood in her closet. Although the freshman media informatics major was able to easily wipe it off of her shelf, she said combating mold and moisture has been a ...

Nationally branded food concept funds go to Callahan Hall renovations

Nationally branded food concept funds go to Callahan Hall renovations

Tori Lentz, News Editor

January 14, 2015

After the idea of a nationally-branded food concept coming to the Student Union was hotly debated last spring in a town hall forum, the NKU administration has elected to use the $700,000-800,000 set aside for a new roof over Callahan Hall and a complete renovation of the Callahan Bistro. Dean of Studen...

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