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Police report sexual assault in Callahan Hall

Police report sexual assault in Callahan Hall

Billy Keeney, News Editor December 1, 2019

University Police released a timely warning Sunday afternoon stating a sexual assault occurred in Callahan Hall, on Nov. 30 around 9:00 p.m. According to the release, University Police received an anonymous...

Police report attempted sexual assault

Police report attempted sexual assault

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor October 8, 2019

University Police released a timely warning Tuesday morning stating an attempted sexual assault occurred Monday evening.  According to the release, a female reports being taken and held against her...

When the #MeToo hashtag trended on Twitter, people took to the platform to express their experiences with sexual assault.

R*pe culture: Being a survivor in the #MeToo era

Content Warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault.
Noël Waltz, Reporter March 5, 2019

Content warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault. I still remember the day I woke up to #MeToo trending on Twitter. Thousands upon thousands of survivors took to social media to combat...

Jennifer Kinsley, attorney and Chase Law associate director of professional development, works for justice for those who belong to traditionally marginalized groups.

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Noelle Horn, Reporter January 18, 2019
It isn't easy to get Chase Law professor Jennifer Kinsley to back down from a challenge.
Police: Suspect at large after sexual assault in University Center

Police: Suspect at large after sexual assault in University Center

Northerner Staff January 16, 2019
NKU Police are looking for a suspect in a reported sexual assault that occurred Wednesday in the University Center.
BREAKING: Police report sexual assault in Kentucky Hall

BREAKING: Police report sexual assault in Kentucky Hall

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2018
University Police released a timely warning Monday stating a sexual assault occurred in Kentucky Hall in the Boothe Residential Village on Aug. 22.  According to the release, the victim reported they met the alleged assailant using a dating app. The suspect is male and is not student. No further details were provided to police.
One of the crafts part of Norse Violence Prevention Centers self-care series is a tranquility jar, which student coordinator Allison Kumar called her favorite.

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2018

The contents of Gabby Dralle’s office: a “tranquility” jar marked with the words “let it go” sits by her desktop, filled with purple liquid that shimmers as you move it. To the left, a lilac...

Gabby Dralle of Norse Violence Prevention Center said Forward Together was born out of student want and need.

‘Forward Together’: Student community forms for sexual assault survivors

Natalie Hamren , Assistant News Editor February 5, 2018

Forward Together--a six week training group for survivors of sexual assault--will be offered to students by Health, Counseling and Wellness in collaboration with Norse Violence Prevention Center. It was...

Kevin Spacey in 2011 arriving for the Mikhail Gorbachev 80th birthday concert. This week, several men have come forward with sexual assault allegations about the House of Cards actor.

OPINION: Where’s the end?

No. Really, where?
Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2017

When the news of Harvey Weinstein first broke, I sat down to write an editorial. Then a rape on NKU’s campus was reported. By the time I was finished with my op-ed, I felt as if the piece was no longer...

Students Use Its On Us photo booth during their 2016 campaign. The 2017 campaign wrapped up last week.

Sexual assault: prevention starts with education

Brittney Gunter , Design editor November 2, 2017

As the student body responds to sexual assault cases emerging on NKU’s campus, resources like the Norse Violence Prevention Center work toward breaking down stigmas and providing support the same way...

BSU, not NKU

BSU, not NKU

Jude Noel, Social Media Editor November 2, 2017

On Sept. 28, Ball State University’s Feminists for Action met on campus to distribute leaflets titled “BSU not NKU,” calling attention to former NKU president and current BSU president Geoffrey Mearns’...

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UPDATE: NKU reaches settlement in sexual assault lawsuit

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor August 24, 2017

After a year and a half long sexual assault lawsuit, Northern Kentucky University reached a settlement with a female student Wednesday. The woman, Jane Doe, sued the university in 2016 for mishandling...

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