The Northerner

SGA tries to extend parking grace period

Brody Kenny, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2014


Filed under News

The first week of classes, NKU Parking Services offered a grace period for students who haven’t purchased their parking passes to park without fear of being ticketed. SGA is considering a resolution that, if passed, would extend that grace period to help students waiting for financial aid checks to...

Horrors of the parking garage

Alyson Schoenung, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


Filed under Viewpoints

Swipe after swipe after swipe, NKU faculty and students use their $200+ piece of green plastic to let themselves into NKU’s most sought after car hangout: the Kenton parking garage. Parking on this campus has always, and I’m assuming, will always be a major hot button issue for NKU and its communi...

New Campus Rec Center could bring parking woes to a head

New Campus Rec Center could bring parking woes to a head

Mac Payton, News Editor

November 13, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, News

Updated plans for the new Campus Recreation Center were released at the Student Government Association meeting Monday, Nov. 11. Matt Hackett, director of campus recreation, spoke to the organization, saying that the university is attempting to transform what he called “the world’s largest concrete...

Drivers frustrated with gravel lots, high parking pass prices

September 6, 2012


Filed under Editorial, Viewpoints

With all of Northern Kentucky University’s recent updates and changes, the administration seems to neglect parking lot renovation every year, even though parking passes cost students as much as $210 and full-time faculty $335. The one complaint that is guaranteed to return with students at the beginning...

Students ask for temp. parking passes

Claire Higgins, News editor

March 21, 2012


Filed under News

The Northern Kentucky University SGA is continuing to make its way into the final stretch of the semester with not only a random seating arrangement in the March 19 meeting, but also with new resolutions and a new committee to make Constitutional changes. President Dustin Robinson decided to randomize...

Temporary parking, a long-tern hassle

Temporary parking, a long-tern hassle

Claire Higgins, News editor

January 18, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, News

When a student stops by campus to pay a bill, rent a book or quickly print a paper within a 20-minute time period, parking spaces are limited. Because of this, many students park illegally or have to park in a lot that is far away from their destination, and when they are on a time crunch, frustration...

Construction continues as students return

Construction continues as students return

Tara Derington, Staff writer

January 11, 2012


Filed under News

With a new year and a fresh semester just beginning, Northern Kentucky University is taking another step forward. Changes can be seen across the campus in new landscaping, new roads or new buildings. Larry Blake, assistant vice president of Facilities Management, said that three new homes were rec...

‘Ridiculous’ parking changes

Jesse Call

October 27, 2010


Filed under News

Parking costs are expected to increase while on-campus parking spots decrease as Northern Kentucky University continues to try and improve transportation. Holly Little, a Student Government Association (SGA) Senator appointed to represent students on a university transportation advisory committee, revealed...

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