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Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s official! The new men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn stepped foot into his new home of BB&T Arena Thursday afternoon. The press conference opened with remarks from President Ashish Vaidya and NKU Athletic Director Ken Bothof—welcoming Horn and his family to the NKU community.

Five questions with the sixth president

Five questions with the sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Goad

April 1, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News

He's traveled the world, taught at universities around the country and now that he's arrived at NKU, do you truly know Dr. Ashish Vaidya? The Northerner: Throughout all your travels, what’s been your favorite food? Dr. Ashish Vaiyda: "We are foodies, my family; we are food snobs ... we have extremel...

Dr. Ashish Vaidya: NKU installs sixth president

Dr. Ashish Vaidya: NKU installs sixth president

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News

Growing up, President Ashish Vaidya’s father was a successful engineer for the Indian government, and back in those days it was assumed that to be a success you were either an engineer or a medical doctor. What was Vaidya’s childhood dream? Not medicine or engineering, his sights were set on the...

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Another spring, another pension crisis. Universities across the commonwealth could soon feel the strain of Kentucky’s underfunded state retirement system through sweeping budget cuts. But as the legislative session draws to a close, two new bills are aimed at solving the pension quandary. One...

March Madness: “Christmas for any fan”

March Madness: “Christmas for any fan”

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men's basketball team will face third seeded Texas Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22. NKU Athletics held a Selection Sunday announcement party for NKU students, alumni, and fans of the community.

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News

On Jan. 16, NKU’s Board of Regents gathered for their first meeting of 2019. After a fall semester that fell short of enrollment expectations, President Ashish Vaidya was pleased to announce some changes that came with the new year. Enrollment trending up for start of spring semester As of the fi...

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

The second floor of Founders Hall is home to NKU’s newest college: the Honors College. Once serving to bridge the gap between disciplines and creating advanced curriculum for both students and faculty, it has been deemed an important component in NKU’s future successes.

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

July 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Papa John’s is leaving the Student Union before classes resume, the president of the university announced Monday. In an email sent to the campus community, President Ashish Vaidya announced that NKU would remove the pizza franchise from campus due to recent comments made by founder “Papa” John Sch...

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