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Finding strength in speaking out

Finding strength in speaking out

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2016


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

She felt it like it was sitting on her chest. Suffocated by her thoughts in a room full of strangers, Jessica Ulrich stared at the microphone in front of the room. Somehow its slender stand seemed to tower over her. I need to get up and do this. Driven by the desire to share her story, the 21-year-old stood up from her seat. This is who I am. She felt her stomach turn...

Feelings mixed on NKU’s It’s On Us campaign

Feelings mixed on NKU’s It’s On Us campaign

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, News

Reva Short thinks it’s important to bring awareness to the issue of sexual assault. The NKU junior supports the national It’s On Us Campaign, an initiative focused on shifting the way people think about and respond to sexual assault, but she also thinks the university’s participation in the c...

It’s On Us campaign encourages NKU to take action

It’s On Us campaign encourages NKU to take action

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events

The Norse Violence Prevention Center and The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life organized a movement across NKU calling students to make a commitment to create a community where sexual assault is unacceptable.   Since the national launch of the campaign in Sept. 2014 by President Barack Obama...

VIDEO: Carry the Weight protest raises awareness

VIDEO: Carry the Weight protest raises awareness

Sarah Clark, Contributor

September 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

Outside the Student Union, the sun was shining and the weather was perfect, but Thursday at lunchtime, as students went from class to class, what was seen and heard was anything but calm.   “Yes means f*** me! No means f*** you!” and “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Rape has got to go!” along with s...

An internship to help the community

Courtney Ferguson, Reporter

September 10, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life

The Norse Violence Prevention Center opened in April 2014 after receiving a three year grant from from the Department of Justice and the Office on Violence Against Women and accepts interns. This year, Katie Sebastian, a senior social work major, is serving as their intern. The center aims to pr...

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