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VIDEO: Jazz Funk at the Rec

VIDEO: Jazz Funk at the Rec

Megan Bechtold, Brady Smith, and Kay Fugate

September 22, 2020

       The campus rec center has a variety of programs available to students, ranging from the standard gym equipment to a rock wall, an indoor pool, intramural sports, and even fitness classes. One of those fitness classes, Jazz Funk Fitness, is taught by NKU senior and Dance BFA major Brianna Mul...

With NKU athletics postponed, what do intramural leagues look like?

The Intramural Fields in the Booth Residential Village.

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor

September 20, 2020

On Aug. 13, the Horizon League and its Board of Directors came to the decision to postpone competition in fall sports due to COVID-19, affecting various NKU athletic programs. However, despite the absence of official NKU sports such as soccer, golf, volleyball and cross country, students can still e...

Campus Rec to reopen August 3

Campus Rec to reopen August 3

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

June 25, 2020

The Campus Recreation Center announced yesterday plans to reopen on Aug. 3. The Rec Center has been closed since March 18 due to COVID-19 concerns. In a campus-wide email, the Rec Center announced it will update all guests and staff about its new policies and procedures following the “Kentucky...

Campus Rec: classes, intramural sports canceled

The Campus Recreation Center.

Billy Keeney, News Editor

March 13, 2020

The Campus Recreation Center will stay open despite in-person classes being moved online—with the exception of Friday, March 20—according to an email sent to Rec Center members. All programs, such as fitness classes and intramural sports, have been canceled. The bouldering wall will also be closed. ...

Balancing a healthy diet as a college student

60 percent of students aren't getting enough physical activity, according to a study by Northwestern Medicine and Northeastern Illinois University.

Elizabeth Cates, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

As college students take on heavy course loads, jobs, extracurricular activities, family responsibilities and more, it can be a struggle to prioritize eating well and exercising.  95 percent of college students are not eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables and 60 percent are not...

On and off court, SHEP student finds home in Rec Center

Brown and Dempsey bond over basketball.

Belle Leininger, Reporter

December 3, 2017

Tennis shoes squeak on hardwood floors, basketballs berate backboards and rims, voices stumble over one another and high-tempo music plays in the background converging to create a cacophony of echoes throughout the NKU Rec center. A sandy haired 22-year-old with rectangular glasses, a rosy complexion and ...

GALLERY: Rec Center renovations provide students new opportunities

Ania Zmyslo, NKU swim club member, gets some practice laps in at the new rec center pool.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 17, 2015

Members of the NKU swim team stand at the edge of a brand new, 375,000-gallon pool before their weekly practice. As they prepare to begin their activities, a member is pushed into the pool, and the rest of the team follows. For the swim club, it hasn’t always been as fun trying to use the pool. I...

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