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Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

For 15 years, October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Various events and conferences happen throughout October to promote awareness for cybersecurity. On Oct. 11 and 12, NKU will be hosting their 11th annual Cybersecurity Symposium. I...

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In Kentucky, cases of hepatitis A continue to climb. Per year, the commonwealth typically experiences 20 cases of the virus. Since November 2017, that number has grown to over 1,300 reported cases in the state and 50 in northern Kentucky, according to the Northern Kentucky Health Department.

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

Corinne Byrne, Contributor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Willing to expand your educational experience outside of the borders? The Office of Study Abroad will be hosting the annual Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Health Innovation Center boasts modern classrooms

Sirena Cunningham, Contributor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

After 12 years of planning and construction, the new Health Innovation Center opens its doors to students and provides a new home to the College of Health Professions. It took five different efforts to get the funding from the general assembly, said Mary Paula Schuh, director of campus planning. ...

Men’s basketball releases regular season schedule

Men’s basketball releases regular season schedule

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team put the final touches on their 2018-19 season schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The schedule, which features 17 regular-season home games at BB&T Arena, will start on Tuesday, Oct. 30 when the Norse host Division III rival Thomas More in their only exhibition match of the season, followed by their regular season kick-off matchup against Wilmington College at home on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

The second floor of Founders Hall is home to NKU’s newest college: the Honors College. Once serving to bridge the gap between disciplines and creating advanced curriculum for both students and faculty, it has been deemed an important component in NKU’s future successes.

Getting fishy emails? How to protect your NKU account from fraud

Getting fishy emails? How to protect your NKU account from fraud

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Do you keep getting suspicious emails offering work-from-home positions? How about unfamiliar users looking for a personal assistant, promising big bucks upfront? Here’s how you can protect yourself from phishing and annoying spam.

Forbes ranks NKU on list of top U.S. colleges

Forbes ranks NKU on list of top U.S. colleges

Daniel Jones, Contributor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

Northern Kentucky University has once again been named a top college in Forbes’ annual  ranking of 650 total public and private U.S. colleges.

What to do Aug. 22-Sept. 4

What to do Aug. 22-Sept. 4

Josh Kelly, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

Check out the cool on-campus happenings and events around Greater Cincinnati this week: Resumes and Cover Letters | Aug. 29 | 4-5 p.m. | UC 135 Need help making your resume catch an employers eye? Northern Kentucky Leadership Institute will be giving lessons on how to organize your resume, describe your ...

GALLERY: Norse fall to UK 0-1 in exhibition

GALLERY: Norse fall to UK 0-1 in exhibition

Colin Johnson, Photo Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The Norse men's soccer team fell 1-0 against the Kentucky Wildcats.

7 things they don’t tell you at orientation

7 things they don’t tell you at orientation

Maria Dossett and Natalie Hamren

August 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

During Northern Exposure, you learned how to pay for tuition, how to sign up for classes, where to find campus organizations and other information essential for your college experience—but they didn’t tell you everything. The Northerner wants to give you some insider info so you don’t have to learn the hard way (like some of us, unfortunately). Here’s seven things you need to know to survive NKU.

EDITORIAL: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

EDITORIAL: When ‘roomie’ doesn’t equal ‘bestie’

Kate Fulmer, Social Media Editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

A new school year can often mean new roommates. Whether you’re a freshman sharing your room for the first time or a senior living with another random roommate, almost everyone has dealt with the intolerable roommate drama during their college experience. Here are some tips and tricks to help you wit...

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