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Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 28, 2017

NKU’s pension costs increased by more than $15 million within the last decade, but the benefits for 800 pensioned staff have not changed. Administrators say something must be done to bring the money back to campus.

BREAKING: Basalyga retires as men’s soccer coach

John Basalyga announced his retirement Dec. 6. Basalyga coached at NKU for 14 seasons

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

December 6, 2016

Men's soccer coach John Basalyga announced he is retiring from his position at the end of the spring season. Basalyga has been coaching the Norse for the last 14 seasons. "It has been a tremendous honor coaching at Northern Kentucky over the last 14 years," Basalyga said in a statement. "I particula...

Dr. Proctor leaving, but will always love NKU

Dr. Proctor stands in front of the Student Union, which is named after one of his dearest friends, former NKU President James Votruba.

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016

His classes always started the same. A jump followed by hands held in the air.  "Now is the time when all cell phones go off, all communication with the external world ceases and at the drop of my hands you say to me, 'Good afternoon.' Good afternoon." By the end of each semester there wasn't...

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