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VIDEO: What Makes NKU Greek Life Special?

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 a more positive attitude within their community. Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Kim Vanc...

‘The Big Event’ brings students together

'The Big Event’ brings students together

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.

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

Students representing NKU's Greek organizations during the 2017-2018 academic 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 events supporting organizations like the USO, Women’s Crisis Center, St. Elizabeth Breast Health Cen...

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.

Finding strength in speaking out

Jessica Ulrich, a senior integrative studies major, shares her story of sexual assault to promote understanding and awareness.

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 tower over her. I need to get up and do this. Driven by the desire to share her story, the 21-year-old stood up from her seat. This is who I am. She felt her stomach turn...

VIDEO: RUSHing into the new year

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

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 member chanted their chapter’s spirit cries, on one of the biggest days of the year, otherwise kn...

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