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VIDEO: What’s coming up with NVP

VIDEO: What's coming up with NVP

Collin Hudson, Abby Behrens, and Jacob Kinman

October 4, 2020

Norse Violence Prevention Center (NVP) is an engaging on campus community that helps those affected by violence and sexual assault. Kendra Massey, Director of NVP, discusses her overall goal of the organization, to mobilize every member of the NKU community to be a proactive part of the solution in reducing...

Isabel Sleczkowski

Sleczkowski sits in her apartment. She stares out through the window.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2020

Isabel Sleczkowski felt the blood pressure cuff squeeze her arm. She knew another 30 minutes had passed. Between the cuff, an IV, a pulse oximeter and her relentless fatigue, she could hardly hold up the book she brought to read to pass time.  A few hours earlier, Sleczkowski’s fiancee dropped her off at ...

Virtual ‘Take Back The Night’ focuses on sexual assault survivors during COVID-19

Virtual 'Take Back The Night' focuses on sexual assault survivors during COVID-19

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 16, 2020

A group of women dressed in black sheets armed with brooms marched across the University of Southern Florida’s campus in 1973. Just a few years prior in Belgium and England, women staged protests against how women couldn’t safely walk the streets alone. After a microbiologist was murdered near her home one ...

Rachael Denhollander takes back the night

Denhollander visited campus Tuesday to speak as part of Take Back the Night.

Kane Mitten, Reporter

April 23, 2018

“The most powerful thing you can do with your voice is speak the truth to a society that often does not want to hear it,” Rachael Denhollander said to over 75 students in the University Center ballroom last Tuesday. She spoke as part of the sixth annual Take Back the night, an event within NKU...

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

One of the crafts part of Norse Violence Prevention Center's self-care series is a

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018

The contents of Gabby Dralle’s office: a “tranquility” jar marked with the words “let it go” sits by her desktop, filled with purple liquid that shimmers as you move it. To the left, a lilac dream catcher hangs on the wall, flanked by newspaper clippings and posters. Beside a pile of conse...

“Norse Blvd”: SGA requests to name connector road

SGA requests to name and place branding along the road connecting Three Mile Rd and University Dr.

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 9, 2018

NKU’s Student Government Association passed a resolution on Monday to name the connector road “Norse Boulevard” at their first meeting of the semester.

Take Back the Night: Survivors share their stories

Gabby Dralle and Khrys Styles share their stories about domestic abuse.

Brittney Gunter, Reporter

April 14, 2017

Students shuffled around a white leather couch and tried to find a seat in the University Center Ballroom. Names that represent survivors are written on the shiny material in purple ink.   The couch, and all that it represents, is a part of The K.A.S.S.I.E. Project. The K.A.S.S.I.E. Project helps sur...

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