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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...

Greek orgs raised $180K, volunteered over 30K hours last year

Greek orgs raised $180K, volunteered over 30K hours last year

Maria Dossett, Arts and Life Editor

August 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

NKU’s Greek Life displayed its dedication to serving others by raising $180,000 during the 2017-2018 academic year. From August to May, NKU’s 22 fraternities and sororities hosted several philanthropic events supporting organizations like the USO, Women’s Crisis Center, St. Elizabeth Breast Health Cen...

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

July 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Papa John’s is leaving the Student Union before classes resume, the president of the university announced Monday. In an email sent to the campus community, President Ashish Vaidya announced that NKU would remove the pizza franchise from campus due to recent comments made by founder “Papa” John Sch...

NKU’s unknown champion: Perce takes home boxing title

NKU’s unknown champion: Perce takes home boxing title

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

May 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features

Tucked away on top of a hill just off Madison Avenue in Covington is a large, brown house. The house has no defining signage or advertising, other than “Beware of Dog” and “Private Property, No Trespassing” signs displayed on the garage door. In the yard, about a hundred feet away from the front door, sits...

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