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A group of girls in one of NKUs sororities embrace one another on Sunday during Bid Day festivities.

NKU Greek Life chapters conclude recruitment week with Bid Day

New members began their Greek Life experience at NKU
Braden White, Arts & Life Editor September 12, 2021

On Sunday, Northern Kentucky University held their annual Bid Day, the last day of recruitment for Greek chapters on campus.  On bid day, those recruited get to open their bids and then run home...

VIDEO: What Makes NKU Greek Life Special?

Abby Behrens, Video Editor October 30, 2019

Editor's Note: Video Editor Abby Behrens is a member of Theta Phi Alpha. It's no doubt that Greek life has its fair share of stereotypes and expectations, but NKU's Greek organizations have created...

‘The Big Event’ brings students together

Food, games and live music unifies campus organizations Wednesday night
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor August 22, 2019
Lots of unfamiliar people, a variety of odd yet exciting events and everyone in attendance confused and unsure of what they should be doing—NKU’s first annual The Big Event was the perfect metaphor for college.
Students representing NKUs Greek organizations during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Greek orgs raised $180K, volunteered over 30K hours last year

Maria Dossett, Arts and Life Editor August 6, 2018

NKU’s Greek Life displayed its dedication to serving others by raising $180,000 during the 2017-2018 academic year. From August to May, NKU’s 22 fraternities and sororities hosted several philanthropic...

What you missed at SGA April 16

What you missed at SGA April 16

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter April 17, 2018
SGA passed resolutions reintroducing expelled sororities and increasing the prominence of feminine hygiene product dispensers on campus before swearing-in the 2018-19 SGA assembly. Here’s what you missed at SGA on April 17.
Jessica Ulrich, a senior integrative studies major, shares her story of sexual assault to promote understanding and awareness.

Finding strength in speaking out

The story of a survivor of sexual assault
Abby Anstead , Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2016

She felt it like it was sitting on her chest. Suffocated by her thoughts in a room full of strangers, Jessica Ulrich stared at the microphone in front of the room. Somehow its slender stand seemed to...

Women run to their new Greek home. NKUs sorority bid day occurred on Sunday, Aug. 30.

VIDEO: RUSHing into the new year

Taylor Upchurch, Social Media Editor August 31, 2015

The once abandoned Griffin Lawn quickly filled with emotion and life as all six of NKU’s sororities gathered on the grass with their bid names, letters, face paint, and a little pep in their step. Each...

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