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Immigration town hall gives community forum on national issue

Immigration town hall gives community forum on national issue

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, National News, News

SGA hosted a town hall meeting where students could voice concerns about DACA to a panel of experts and students in the SU ballroom on Thursday night.

Brown family shares life stories with NKU

Brown family shares life stories with NKU

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

December 5, 2014


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

The "Kennedys of Kentucky" stopped by NKU last night to engage with the 60 member audience discussion topics ranging from entrepreneurship to politics. The family, consisting of three generations of John Y. Browns, gained notoriety across the state for their dedication and service to the community in which ...

Hillary Clinton draws big crowds to campus

Hillary Clinton draws big crowds to campus

Kevin Schultz and Carrie Crotzer

November 1, 2014


Filed under 2014, Featured Story, Kentucky News, National News, News

Former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by Northern Kentucky University this morning to rally for Kentucky democrat senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Clinton and Grimes both gave speeches to a crowd of about 1,400 people in the university's Bank of Kentucky Center. ...

Pro-life group conveys controversial message

Pro-life group conveys controversial message

Mac Payton, Reporter

September 19, 2014


Filed under News

On Wednesday, a group aimed at starting civil conversation about the pro-life movement came to campus.  Created Equal is a group whose focus is “getting the youth involved, and training the next generation of pro-life activists,” according to Joe Bermingham, a junior accounting major, who was o...

Professor pens book, covers changing face of political media coverage

Professor pens book, covers changing face of political media coverage

Erin Mullins, Staff writer

August 29, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

An associate professor in NKU’s political science, criminal justice and organizational leadership departments has published his first book to help people understand and navigate political media. Dr. Michael Baranowski wrote his book, “Navigating the News: A Political Media User’s Guide” to...

NKU immune to politicial fever?

NKU immune to politicial fever?

Danielle Roberts, Contributing writer

November 1, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, News

Since June, Northern Kentucky University freshman Patrick Reagan has made close to 200 phone calls, and has knocked on more than 150 doors in order to promote his favored candidate for the 2012 presidential election. He devotes time to speaking with independents and undecided voters about the issues...

Democracy for sale: Where the money comes from for political campaigns

Marina Schneider, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2012


Filed under Opinions, Viewpoints

The Center of Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan research group, predicts the 2012 presidential and congressional elections will cost $5.8 billion, the most expensive on record. Understanding where all this money comes from and how it is used is a fundamental part of a democratic system. In the current...

What to expect and watch for during the upcoming presidential debate

Steven Weiss, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2012


Filed under Opinions, Viewpoints

Presidential debates do not necessarily have an effect upon the outcome of presidential elections. But they are important rites performed as part of the presidential election narrative. Since 1976, no presidential election has been held without debates as a prelude. And we also have vice-presidential...

Lecture series focused on road to White House

Lecture series focused on road to White House

Michael Topmiller, Staff Writer

September 20, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, News

On Tuesday evening, the annual Alumni Lecture Series returned with two distinguished former governors, Jon Huntsman, Jr. and Bill Richardson. This year’s theme “Governing in America: The Battle for the Presidency” drew from insight and experience that both speakers had while campaigning for the...

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