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Student club celebrates Japanese tradition of KFC on Christmas

Student club celebrates Japanese tradition of KFC on Christmas
The Japanese Club brought in KFC for their last meeting, which families in Japan traditionally eat every Christmas since 1974
December 6, 2019
On Thursday night, the members of the Japanese Language and Culture Club gathered in MEP 300 for one last meeting to celebrate Christmas in the true Japanese style—with a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Japanese musical troupe performs in Otto Budig Theater

Japanese musical troupe performs in Otto Budig Theater
Benten-ya performed on Thursday to students and faculty members.
October 11, 2019

“The good old chindonya, changing the world from dark to light, people both young and old clap their hands, chinchira dondon chin dondon ….”  This simple line from a chindonya troupe in Kumayama,...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 25

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

Grant allows Japanese program to expand with possible major in the works

Austin Mayfield (left), Rika Hoffman (middle), and her cousin Shunya Minomo (right), posing in front of the Great Buddha in Kamakura, Japan.
March 2, 2018
NKU’s World Languages and Literatures Department received a $15,000 grantーNKU agreed to match this by $5,000一 to increase the amount of Japanese courses offered.
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