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Parking, housing and dining rates increase

NKU Board of Regents voted to increase parking, housing and dining fees.
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
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
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,...

Does University Housing have a mold problem?

Freshman Elizabeth Gieske hangs wet towels in a hallway of Kentucky Hall to dry. The media informatics major said excessive moisture in her room prevented towels and clothes from drying.
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...

Nationally branded food concept funds go to Callahan Hall renovations

Rather than adding a nationally branded restaurant, the funds will go towards fixing the Callahan Hall's roof and the Callahan Bistro.
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...

Top seven things every NKU student needs to know about Northern Terrace

November 19, 2014

After hearing students speak out about all things Northern Terrace, The Northerner has compiled a list of the seven things you need to know about the newest residential hall at NKU.   The Stats According...

VIDEO: Hundreds of children flock to Callahan for Norse-O-Ween

Community children and volunteer NKU makes cotton swab skeletons during Norse-O-Ween event.
October 31, 2014

The Eighth Annual Norse-O-Ween was held in Callahan Hall on Oct.30. Running from 6 to 8 p.m. kids participated in Halloween festivities that included much more than trick-or-treating. “Lots of candy...

Off-campus residents struggle for parking

The Kroger lot filled because of the overcrowding in Callahan. Students say that since the addition of the Northern Terrace, the Callahan lot fills quickly making it difficult to find a spot.
September 26, 2014

NKU’s newest dorm Northern Terrace has created a major parking issue for the off-campus resident community. The addition of an access drive as well as a green space between the two buildings resulted...

Construction projects enter wrap up phase

August 27, 2014

A lot of construction has been done in the recent months. Many students and faculty have probably heard the noise from the construction tools or machinery and wondering what exactly is happening on campus? There...

Norse Commons to receive major changes next year

Norse Commons to receive major changes next year
September 5, 2013

Students in university housing will see big changes next fall in Norse Commons, according to Robert Knarr, the university project manager handling the renovations of the facility. “The overall scope...

Temporary housing poses numerous challenges

August 29, 2013

Residents of Callahan Hall and future residents of the soon-to-be-completed Lakeside Terrace residence hall have found themselves a little too close for comfort in these first weeks of the fall semester. The...

Housing shortage places students in Lakeside Terrace

August 21, 2013

Approximately 130 students have been placed into temporary housing assignments, including 30 residents living in Lakeside Terrace, according to Director of University Housing Arnie Slaughter. Lakeside...

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