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Two jars of cookies filled with chocolate chip, cinnamon roll and more.

Iconic Dough: NKU alum started cookie business during quarantine

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story was originally published in the Northern Kentucky Tribune.  NKU public relations alum Jontay Brown spent his time in quarantine making a cookie business. Brown has always...

Deshauna Barber listens to an audience question.

Former Miss USA speaks at BHM celebration

Deshauna Barber spoke to students and faculty in the Student Union
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor February 5, 2020
Deshauna Barber, the 2016 Miss USA, took the stage in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday night as part of NKU’s ongoing Black History Month celebration.
Trey Johnson performing an original piece at Poetic Justice's open mic night on Aug. 27.

Poetic Justice energizes the night at Open Mic

Poetic Justice presented their Open Mic Night as part of Welcome Black Week
Ellie O'Hara, Contributor August 28, 2019
Students, friends, supporters and others came together Tuesday in the Student Union for Poetic Justice’s open mic night.
“I think a lot of black people see that when they go to therapy they want to talk and then someone’s jotting down notes like, ‘This is an excuse why you can't get this done.'

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

Noelle Horn, Copy Editor April 29, 2019

On March 18, Student Government Association senator Jontay Brown signed a resolution that asked that NKU’s counseling services better serve its minority students. With only one in three African Americans...

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

What you missed at SGA Feb. 25

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor 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...

Carlous Yates serves as NKU's African American Student Initiatives Director.

New initiatives director aims to spark engagement

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor February 6, 2019

Carlous Yates, NKU’s new director of African American Student Initiatives (AASI) office, is fiercely passionate about helping students—perhaps because he’s still a student himself. During...

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