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To vote or not to vote: NKU students on election process

To vote or not to vote: NKU students on election process

Chelsea Cahill, Contributor

November 6, 2019

Wearing the “I voted” sticker around campus carries a sense of pride for some. For others, they weren’t aware of the election. With the election in Kentucky taking place last night, how do NKU students view elections and do they think voting is worth it? Shannon McGuire, freshman social work major,...

Student’s perspectives on upcoming governor election

Student’s perspectives on upcoming governor election

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

November 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: Taylor House uses ze/hir pronouns.  Taylor House, fifth-year music composition and statistics double major Voting: Andy Beshear   Taylor House is making the hour-long trip to hir hometown of Louisville, Kentucky to vote for Andy Beshear.  “He’s not Matt Bevin,” House sai...

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

March 30, 2019

Family, friends, colleagues and students welcomed in the sixth president of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Ashish Vaidya on Friday during his official installation. Vaidya assumed the role as president on July 1, 2018, but was formally recognized during the installation. Vaidya thanked everyon...

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2018

The governor, state and NKU officials dedicated the Health Innovation Center on Wednesday.

Gov. does not call pension reform session, cites House scandal

Gov. does not call pension reform session, cites House scandal

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

December 26, 2017

Gov. Matt Bevin said he may not call a special session for state lawmakers to discuss pension reform, according to the AP.

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 28, 2017

NKU’s pension costs increased by more than $15 million within the last decade, but the benefits for 800 pensioned staff have not changed. Administrators say something must be done to bring the money back to campus.

Amand: Pension costs “biggest hurdle” for NKU budget

Amand: Pension costs “biggest hurdle” for NKU budget

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017

"This is the biggest, biggest hurdle to anything that we can do to try to fix our budget situation, and for the state as a whole,” Amand said at a Board of Regents meeting Wednesday.

State budget to impact university funding

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2016

Newly elected Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin came into office with a plan to make many changes around the Commonwealth, and on Jan. 26 the announcement of a change to funding for state universities sent many into shock.  The proposed budget, which cuts state spending overall by 9 percent, or nearly $6...

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