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Preview: KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic

Preview: KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

A new basketball tournament is bringing top-tier teams together at BB&T this weekend, and the Norse face stiff competition.

‘Hope in others’: how to talk about thoughts of suicide

‘Hope in others’: how to talk about thoughts of suicide

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

“There’s no shame in being depressed; there’s no shame in feeling suicidal,” Dr. Kathy O’Connor said. In any one year, over 17 million Americans report feeling depressed, and over half of all suicides are tied to depression. Unfortunately, 86 percent of college students who died by suicide did not seek on-ca...

At campus pro-life display, opinions split on Roe v. Wade

At campus pro-life display, opinions split on Roe v. Wade

Noelle Horn, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News

“Life begins when you stand up to Christian fascists” and “I have no right to deny her right” were some of the many signs at the Revolutionary Student Union’s Rally for Roe v. Wade on Thursday. Pro-life group Northern Right to Life showed their annual “Cemetery of the Innocents” disp...

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

After being ranked sixth for the preseason in the Horizon League and redshirt junior Molly Glick being named to the All-Horizon league preseason first team, the NKU Women’s basketball team is honored but are not settling. “Preseason rankings are what they are, you know. We don't put a whole lo...

Innovation and entrepreneurship center ranked top 5 best worldwide

Innovation and entrepreneurship center ranked top 5 best worldwide

Daniel Jones, Contributor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been recognized as one of the best in the world for their efforts in launching and supporting student-led startup companies. The center was one of five finalists chosen for “Outstanding Contribution to Venture Creation” at the annual confe...

Men’s Basketball: Norse picked #2 in Horizon League poll

Men’s Basketball: Norse picked #2 in Horizon League poll

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Horizon League recently announced their preseason poll and all-league team as voted by the League's coaches, media and sports information directors. The Norse were picked to finish second with 10 first place votes and 356 points behind league favorite and last season’s Motor City Madness Tourname...

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Cross Country, Game Coverage, Golf, Men's Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU's outide hitter Haley Libs was one of thirty NCAA volleyball student athletes selected in October as a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS award in collegiate volleyball. The thirty candidates were recently narrowed down by a selection committee to ten finalists, one being the senior standout. ...

Tricky treats: Did Mom and Dad ever check your candy?

Tricky treats: Did Mom and Dad ever check your candy?

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Some of the biggest traditions of Halloween include dressing up as monsters, watching scary movies or going to haunted houses. But one of the biggest fears that has existed for decades is that Halloween candy is being poisoned. For the past 30 years, University of Delaware sociology professor Dr. Joel...

Julia Oldham combines feminism and science through art

Julia Oldham combines feminism and science through art

Corinne Byrne, Contributor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Multimedia artist Julia Oldham spoke to students and staff in the Digitorium in Griffin Hall Thursday about past, present and upcoming projects. Oldham grew up with a physicist for a father who told her bedtime stories about the beginning of the universe. This sparked her desire to blend science and...

NKU observatory sends students across the cosmos

NKU observatory sends students across the cosmos

Owen Treolo, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

This past Saturday, Northern Kentucky’s Halie Planetarium reopened the Schneider Observatory. The ceremony was tied into NASA’s International Observe the Moon Night. The 1,000-square foot observatory, located on the roof of Founders Hall, was named after NKU alumni Julie and David Schneider. I...

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...

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