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SGA president Lauren Goodwin reflects on her time in the organization

Lauren Goodwin, left, and Mia Derks, right, stand next to each other and smile. They are wearing light pink shirts.
January 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story was originally published in the Northern Kentucky Tribune. It took a concussion for Lauren Goodwin to realize she wanted to get involved in student government at Northern Kentucky...

NKU athletics announces no fans at home games through at least December

NKU is pausing basketball activities until further notice.
NKU basketball will not allow spectators at BB&T Arena amid COVID-19
November 2, 2020

On Monday, Northern Kentucky University Athletics officially announced that there will be no spectators permitted at men’s and women’s home basketball games through at least Dec. 31, 2020.  The...

Trevon Faulkner ready to lead NKU MBB as lone returning starter

Trevon Faulkner (12) stares down Antoine Davis (0) during the Horizon League Tournament game against Detroit Mercy. Faulkner had 1 steal on the game.
October 27, 2020

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team will have a much different look to it than last season, and with all the upheaval, the door is open for a new leader to emerge both on and off the court, and...

NKU announced new Vice President of Student Affairs

Dr. Eddie Howard will begin January 1, 2021.
October 21, 2020

Dr. Eddie J. Howard, Jr. has been selected as NKU’s Vice President for Student Affairs, according to the administration in a news release. Howard assumes the role on Jan. 1, 2021 and will provide direct...

NKU Esports remains undefeated in Rocket League

NKU and McMurry prepare for the beginning of the Rocket League match between the two schools.
NKU Esports club wins both games on Tuesday night
October 7, 2020

The Northern Kentucky University Varsity Esports team faced McMurry University and Wayland Baptist University in a game of Rocket League last night. The first match of the night began at 8 p.m. against...

First female chair of NKU’s Board of Regents recently died

First female chair of NKU’s Board of Regents recently died
September 25, 2020

Alice Sparks, first woman to chair NKU’s Board of Regents and first female chair of a Kentucky public university, has recently died, administrators announced in a campus-wide email today.  “Her...

GALLERY: What campus looks like during COVID-19

Parking lots across campus were at a moderate capacity on Tuesday.
August 19, 2020

On Wednesday, students returned to campus for classes. See what campus looks like during the coronavirus pandemic, and what protocols NKU has implemented.

GALLERY: First day back on campus

Students in masks attending their first day of in-person classes.
August 17, 2020

NKU resumed classes Monday. While most students are taking classes online, there are still some students on campus taking courses. These are the changes made to campus for the 2020 semester.

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff
July 19, 2020

The NKU Women’s basketball team has added former University of Kentucky basketball player Anthony Epps as an assistant coach, the team announced in a press release on Wednesday. In 2019-20, Epps was...

Housing announces changes for 2020-21 academic year

The main thoroughfare students that live in Boothe Residential Village take to class.
July 10, 2020

Housing announced updates on dining, shuttle service, cleaning, room assignments and other changes due to COVID-19. Changes to Dining Norse Commons cafeteria will be the only residential dining open...

Dr. Dannie Moore to leave NKU July 15

Dr. Dannie Moore to leave NKU July 15
June 25, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced today in a campus-wide email that Dr. Dannie Moore, assistant vice president for student affairs, is joining Eastern Kentucky University as its Vice President for Strategic...

NKU named safest campus in Greater Cincinnati

NKU Steely library.
June 23, 2020

NKU has been named the safest college campus in the Greater Cincinnati region by YourLocalSecurity.com—a website aimed at providing security tools and information. Nationally, NKU ranked 23 on the...

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