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A Kentucky player dribbles the ball toward the middle of the field during Kentuckys 2-0 win over the Norse on Friday.

NKU men’s soccer wraps up preseason action with 2-0 exhibition loss to Kentucky

Norse look to bounce back in regular season opener
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor August 20, 2021

  The Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team concluded their preseason schedule with a setback against the visiting Kentucky Wildcats on Friday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse...

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Rachel Smith, News Editor February 26, 2021

Following Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s plan to begin administering vaccinations to those who qualify for Phase 1C on March 1, NKU has released updated information for site locations and qualifications...

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

The governor also outlined rules to reopening and steps to continue fighting COVID-19
Billy Keeney, News Editor April 29, 2020

Kentucky will begin its Phase 1 reopening starting May 11, according to a press conference from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear. May 11 Phase 1 reopenings will include construction, manufacturing, vehicle/vessel...

Ohio businesses can start opening up as early as May 1.

Ohio to open businesses starting May 1

Kentucky urges citizens to wear face coverings May 11
Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor April 28, 2020

Ohio and Kentucky have amended their stay-at-home directives, both state governors announced in separate statements yesterday.  Ohio will begin opening some non-essential businesses on Friday, as part...

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Update: Ohio, Kentucky primaries scheduled for June

Billy Keeney, News Editor March 16, 2020

Update: Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health, has ignored the court's decision to go through with tomorrow's primary and has issued a director's order closing all polling stations tomorrow....

Illustration of the coronavirus.

Kentucky, Ohio restaurants ordered to close

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor March 16, 2020

Restaurants have closed dine-in services in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana to prevent further spreading of coronavirus, according to state governors in separate statements. Bars and nightclubs are also either...

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NKU announces that classes will move online amid coronavirus concerns

The World Health Organization classified the virus as a pandemic earlier today
Billy Keeney, News Editor March 11, 2020

Due to the nationwide outbreak of coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19, NKU announced that spring break will be extended through Saturday, March 21, and a majority of instruction will transition to...

Amid pension crisis, Beshear offers hope

Amid pension crisis, Beshear offers hope

What went wrong and what's next?
Billy Keeney, News Editor January 29, 2020

After Kentucky educators marched on Frankfort on April 2, 2018 in the wake of the final approval of Senate Bill 151 (SB 151), the controversial proposal was later overturned by the Kentucky Supreme Court...

Newport Syndicate, formally known as Glenn Schmidt Playtorium, was a mob hangout.

The original ‘Sin City’: exploring Newport’s past of mobs, crimes and more

Rachel Smith, Reporter October 25, 2019

1955 Frank Sinatra gambled in the back room of the casinos on York Street. Dean Martin entertained guests at infamous mafia member Frank “Screw” Andrews’ house parties. And criminal racketeer Melvin...

Southgate Street School, located at 215 E Southgate St, Newport, KY, 41076

‘Step back in history’: Southgate School promotes education, understanding

The Southgate Street School in Newport aims to preserve history that is often neglected
Rachel Smith, Reporter September 13, 2019

When James Harris was eight years old, he would stand on a Newport street and gawk at the local school closest to his home. Harris said it was so unlike the school he had to walk several blocks to attend...

Governor Matt Bevin speaks at the Health Innovation Center dedication Oct. 17, 2018.

Governor Bevin signs House Bill 1 into law

Billy Keeney, News Editor July 28, 2019

Governor Matt Bevin joined state legislators and stakeholder groups in Frankfort, Kentucky Wednesday, July 24, to officially sign House Bill 1 into law—which was passed by the General Assembly in special...

Student from last years trip working on site

Habitat for Humanity taking on Collegiate Challenge

Casey Crowe, Contributor February 22, 2019

Several NKU students are using their spring break as a way to make a difference in the lives of others. Students from the Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be travelling to Hardin County, Kentucky...

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