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NKU’s Residence Hall Association voted no confidence in the leadership of Dr. Eddie Howard (left), vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

Student-run housing organization votes ‘no confidence’ in Dr. Eddie Howard

Braden White, Emily Sisk, and Killian Baarlaer May 4, 2023

NKU’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) published a formal letter of no confidence in Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Dr. Eddie Howard.  The letter was posted to RHA’s...

Entrance of Callahan Bistro dining hall

Closure of Callahan dining hall highly possible

Emily Sisk, News Editor April 25, 2023

Callahan Bistro, the dining hall in the East Residential Village, is potentially planning to close for the coming academic year.  That’s according to Jeremy Alltop, the vice president for Administration...

What you missed at SGA: Presidents visit and passing resolutions

What you missed at SGA: President’s visit and passing resolutions

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor April 12, 2023

President Bonita Brown made a brief appearance at the Student Government Association meeting this week to answer questions about the university’s future. “I understand there are some rumors that...

What you missed at SGA: Meeting interim president and University Suites updates

What you missed at SGA: Meeting interim president and University Suites updates

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor February 7, 2023

The Student Government Association welcomed interim president Bonita Brown to speak about outreach and University Housing Director Scott Patton to answer questions related to University Suites at this...

What you missed at SGA: Laundry initiative and Student Experience Task Force

What you missed at SGA: Laundry initiative and Student Experience Task Force

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor February 1, 2023

The Student Government Association approved two new members and an initiative for on-campus laundry, as well as introduced a new ad hoc committee at this week’s meeting. Theater major with a minor...

The Board of Regents met Jan. 18 in the Student Union ballroom. The meeting was also livestreamed on NKU website.

Board of Regents: Interim president, restructuring, reposition and housing’s hidden costs

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor January 19, 2023

The Board of Regents announced Bonita Brown as Northern Kentucky University’s interim president and discussed presentations on restructuring the College of Informatics, strategically planning University...

Water damage in University Suites called for the closure of all four floors of the building’s north wing throughout the spring semester.

Housing struck by water damage over frigid winter break

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 8, 2023

Some students living on campus received a rattling Christmas-day email from housing stating their residence hall had experienced flooding from burst water pipes. On the days leading up to Dec. 25,...

Callahan Hall, part of NKUs East Residential Village, reopened to residents this semester.

East Village residents face mold, unreliable elevators

Evan Bales, Contributor November 17, 2022

Residents of NKU’s East Village tackle daily university life, among other obstacles, in their dorm halls. NKU freshman Ethan Rice moved into Callahan Hall in the fall semester and encountered a grisly...

Housing & AASI team up to bring communities together with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever screening

Housing & AASI team up to bring communities together with ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ screening

Moyo Mike-Adeogun, Contributor November 9, 2022

The Office of University Housing and the African American Student Initiatives (AASI) are coming together to bring their members a private screening of the anticipated 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’...

Residents and housing staff at RA-hosted New Residence Hall Kickback event, organized to build community involvement.

Expectations vs reality: Effect of housing’s new structure on resident experiences

Moyo Mike-Adeogun, Contributor October 26, 2022

First-time undergraduate students have a 12-month dropout rate of 24.1%, according to a report by the Education Data Initiative. With this in mind, the Office of University Housing at NKU implemented...

65 countries across the globe are represented at NKUs campus this year.

International student population the highest ever in seven years

Olivia Knabel, Contributor October 19, 2022

With a total of 506 international students attending for the Fall 2022 semester, NKU hasn’t seen a number this large since 2015. Rebecca Hansen, Director of International Student & Scholar Services...

New Residence Hall will be a first year student-only community in the fall.

NKU Housing Amid Changes for New Academic Year

Emily Sisk, News Editor June 28, 2022

NKU Housing has implemented some significant changes to the residential experience in preparation for the 2022-2023 academic year. One of the most impactful changes, Director of University Housing...

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