The Northerner

VIDEO: What’s coming up with NVP

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,...

Isabel Sleczkowski

Sleczkowski sits in her apartment. She stares out through the window.
Senior Philosophy and Theatre BFA Major
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...

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
The annual event is hosted by Norse Violence Prevention
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...

Rachael Denhollander takes back the night

Denhollander visited campus Tuesday to speak as part of Take Back the Night.
Denhollander, an advocate for victims of sexual abuse and a Time 100 honoree, was the first woman to publicly accuse Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar. She came to campus on Tuesday to share her story.
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...

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
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...

“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.
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.
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,...

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