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The Democracy Square board is a place for students to anonymously participate in political discussion.

How a whiteboard encourages students’ civic mindset

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor May 1, 2023

How involved should the United States be in supporting Ukraine? Which letter grade would President Joe Biden be given? These are some of the questions that have been the centerpoint of attention on Democracy...

Midterm elections are set to take place on Nov. 8.

Ready, set, vote!

Paul Kremer, Contributor November 4, 2022

Election day is just around the corner, and Kentuckians across the Commonwealth are eager to get out and vote on Nov. 8.  This year, Kentucky will be voting on two constitutional amendments, as well...

Voters in Georgia line up to vote on November 3.

NKU faculty reacts to record high voter turnout in U.S.

Payden Hinkle, Reporter November 24, 2020

With no surprise, 2020 can add another record breaking item to its list.  According to the U.S. Elections Project, there have been over 150 million votes counted. This was the highest voter turnout in...

Onyinye Uwolloh speaks on Ishmael na my Name, her sequence of haiku in Pidgin English based on Herman Melvilles Moby Dick.

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Noël Waltz, Reporter January 28, 2019

Tremendous things happen when you step away from the safe and familiar. The interdisciplinary format of the honors college encourages students to think beyond their majors, a test that can lead to great...

Author gives NKU taste of new book, The Traveling Feast

Author gives NKU taste of new book, ‘The Traveling Feast’

Noël Waltz, Contributor August 24, 2018
It is common for writers to write eulogies of their favorite mentors when they pass away, but Bass stated the sadness of the fact that those who pass do not get to hear or read those kind words. “Of course I don’t just say, ‘I’m going to tell you how nice you are before you die,’ but that was kind of what it was."
David Scott, Associated Press

Scripps’ Six@Six kicks off sixth year with AP editor speech

Matt Sexton, Reporter October 9, 2015

Wednesday’s speech by AP national political editor David Scott began the sixth year for the Six@Six series.“The purpose of the series is to focus on the research, creative work and passions of our...

Scripps Howard Center hosted Northern Kentucky Forum moderated by Dr. William Landen (left) speaking with Gov. John Y. Brown (center right) and his son (right) and grandson (center left) speaking about public service.

Brown family shares life stories with NKU

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor December 5, 2014

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...

Across the University 9/20/2012

September 19, 2012

History honor society wins best chapter award again Northern Kentucky University’s Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society recently received the organization’s Best Chapter Award. Phi Alpha Theta has...

Student organization campaigns for Romney

Student organization campaigns for Romney

Kaity Galanos, Contributing Writer September 13, 2012

During this election year one student organization, College Republicans, is actively campaigning for 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but also focusing on getting students to vote, regardless of...

Peace Corps celebrates 50th and encourages students

Claire Higgins March 2, 2011

Northern Kentucky University and the Cincinnati Area Returned Volunteers (CARV) are celebrating the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary by encouraging students to get involved and use the corps to their advantage...

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