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NKU provost answers student questions

corona feature

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

April 6, 2020

On Monday afternoon, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands sent out a campus-wide email clarifying many of the questions the administration has received about current and future plans for the university in the wake of the current global pandemic. Future graduation Four commencement ceremonies will be held in December...

‘It’s all about the turnover’: Parking Services sells more passes than spots available

Two cars fighting over a parking space.

Kyle Wade, Reporter

November 20, 2019

With 10,734 parking passes issued and only 6,694 parking spots available as of Nov. 14, 2019, finding a parking spot has become a difficult task for NKU students and faculty alike.  “It’s like trying to find a needle in a haystack; it’s just impossible,” Devaughn Allen, sophomore marketing major, said about his experience with NKU parking. Allen is a recent transfer student who...

Board of Regents announces new residence hall and new pizzeria

The Board of Regents meeting on September 11th.

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

September 12, 2019

On Sept. 11, NKU’s Board of Regents met for their first meeting of the semester. Enrollment and retention rates, plans for a new dorm and a new pizza restaurant coming to the Student Union were some of the topics discussed.

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

It just got slightly more expensive to attend NKU. The Board of Regents approved several rate increases, including a 2.8 percent tuition hike, for various goods and services on campus during their March 20 meeting, on par with market changes. In a recommendation for the 2019-2020 academic year...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

President Hannah Edelen and Chief Justice Travis Roy give a presentation.

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 12, 2019

On Feb. 11, SGA hosted the directors of university housing and business operations, who both gave presentations. SGA student senate was also excited to vote on a new resolution aimed at extending library hours. Library hour extension Senators Noelle Brooks and Zachary Dichtl presented their resol...

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

NKU Board of Regents voted to increase parking, housing and dining fees.

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 14, 2018

NKU’s Board of Regents approved raising fees for parking passes, housing and meal plans at their Wednesday meeting. The new rates will go into effect next fall. Here’s a breakdown of the new fees.

What you missed at SGA Feb. 26

What you missed at SGA Feb. 26

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

February 27, 2018

The Student Government Association heard a presentation on proposed increases in housing, meal plans and parking rates at their Monday meeting.

UPDATE: A greener Lot K nears completeion

Construction workers planting trees that will one day be large by Lot K.

Wayne Gates, Reporter

September 25, 2017

Work on the $2.95 million project is scheduled to be done by the end of this month.  When it is finished, there will be about 100 fewer parking spaces. Some electrical work remains to be completed, as well as landscaping. Small shrubs and trees are being brought in and will be planted in newly created...

NKU modifies master plan for new residence hall

NKU Regent Dennis Repenning listens to a presentation by Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sue Ott Rowlands (left) during Wednesday's Board of Regents meeting.

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 3, 2016

The NKU Board of Regents voted Wednesday to approve the use of land currently occupied by Parking Lot F as a site for a new residence hall. A last-minute addition to the agenda, the issue was one of seven presidential recommendations that were passed in one vote by the board. According to backgroun...

Crowded lots and blocked-in spots: Students’ parking woes

Crowded lots and blocked-in spots: Students’ parking woes

Hannah Hagedorn, Contributor

August 29, 2016

Getting stuck in the parking lot may be every college student’s worst nightmare. But that is exactly what happened when junior Madelyn Neidhardt tried to leave campus the second day of class. The sports business major said someone parked directly behind her, blocking her in and making her late to work. “It ...

North Connector Road construction to begin next week

In a press release from NKU on Jan. 28, Lot Y and parts of Lots A, G, K and L will be closing Feb. 1. The closure is due to the construction of the North Connector Road.

Mackenzie Manley and Nova Sinclare, Assistant News Editor and Contributor

January 28, 2016

A state road project will result in increased traffic and parking times in the coming weeks, according to an NKU press release. All of Lot Y and parts of Lots A, G, K and L will be affected by the North Connector Road project beginning next week. Students, faculty and staff who typically park in those lots are advised to park i...

UPDATED: Parking pass problems continue, lot closes indefinitely

UPDATED: Parking pass problems continue, lot closes indefinitely

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

January 8, 2016

While new systems have been installed in the parking garages, faulty barcodes on parking passes have caused further complications. The masked barcodes will not properly scan, so permit holders must receive a new barcode- a sticker which will be placed on each parking pass. Andy Meeks, director...

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