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From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Dan Griffin was in seventh grade home economics class when he first realized he wanted to become a news reporter. He remembers learning how to sew pillows when a teacher burst into his classroom, tears streaming down her face. She told the teacher at the front of the room to switch on the TV. On ...

March Madness: Questions you’re too scared to ask your hoops fan friends

March Madness: Questions you’re too scared to ask your hoops fan friends

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2019

Wait—why is the basketball team going dancing? Who says Northern Kentucky is in the “West”? Are we really playing in Oklahoma? NKU is set for its second March Madness in three seasons this Friday, but if you’re not a regular college hoops fan, you probably have some questions before the first...

‘Perfect athlete’: A Norse golfer’s integrity on the green

‘Perfect athlete’: A Norse golfer’s integrity on the green

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Macy Wright is exceptional on and off the golf course. As her senior year comes to a close, people close to her reflect on the impact she’s had on them and what made her such a great student.

Visions of the future: how Chase Dean plans to elevate law college

Visions of the future: how Chase Dean plans to elevate law college

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Judith Daar will be taking over as dean of Chase College of Law this summer. Chase faculty look back at Interim Dean Michael Whiteman’s tenure and what Daar should expect as dean.

Grad student trains salons to spot signs of domestic abuse

Grad student trains salons to spot signs of domestic abuse

Halley Gamble, Contributor

March 7, 2019

Graduate student Taylor Zumwalt created “Highlights for Hope,” a program that trains salon professionals to identify signs of domestic abuse in their clients, hoping to spread awareness about the issue.

Dancer emerges as leader on campus

Dancer emerges as leader on campus

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Sophomore Jaylah Bailey dives into how death inspired her advocacy for the Black community and the homeless community in Louisville and how a pageant is jumpstarting her work.

Womanhood and motherhood: how one student chooses both

Womanhood and motherhood: how one student chooses both

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

March 7, 2019

Senior English major Charlotte Kalfas wants to inspire other students by showing them that motherhood doesn’t mean giving up on your career goals.

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019

“StepUp! End Power-Based Violence” invited all men and women on campus to walk a mile around campus this past Wednesday to raise awareness for sexual assault, gender-violence, intolerance and gender-inequality.

What you missed at SGA Mar. 4

What you missed at SGA Mar. 4

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 6, 2019

SGA talks Chick-fil-A Andy Meeks, director of business operations and auxiliary services, sat in on Monday’s SGA meeting to help facilitate an open dialogue about coming food vendor options. According to Meeks, NKU’s food and beverage services have gone up for bid and in an unusual turn of event...

R*pe culture: Being a survivor in the #MeToo era

R*pe culture: Being a survivor in the #MeToo era

Noël Waltz, Reporter

March 5, 2019

Content warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault. I still remember the day I woke up to #MeToo trending on Twitter. Thousands upon thousands of survivors took to social media to combat one of the most pervasive aspects of dealing with this trauma: the feeling of being alone. The popul...

Dining for your lifestyle: diets on campus

Dining for your lifestyle: diets on campus

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

February 28, 2019

NKU’s campus dining generally consists of burgers, fries, chicken sandwiches, crisp salads, pizza and fresh baked desserts. Fast food options are no strangers to college campuses; they may even be considered an essential part of the college experience. “It’s easier and cheaper to make [fast f...

Why you’re you: The science behind introverts, extroverts

Why you’re you: The science behind introverts, extroverts

Jack Flesch, Contributor

February 25, 2019

Many have heard about the Myers-Briggs personality assessment or the big five personality test. Often, people lump themselves into two categories: introverts or extroverts. Despite familiarity with the terms, people may not be well accustomed to what they mean. Even though these personality tests are supp...

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