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How NKU is celebrating Pride Week digitally

Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

April 13, 2020

Even though campus is closed, NKU’s Office of LGBTQ+ Programs and Services is still finding ways to celebrate Pride Week digitally with a series of online events.  The director of LGBTQ+ Programs and Services and two student organization leaders shared their thoughts on an exclusively digital p...

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

A student shares an original song at the 6th annual Open Mic Night.

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 17, 2019

Students, friends and significant others gathered to hear NKU students share their stories at the 6th annual Open Mic Night in the Student Union multipurpose room, as part of the annual Pride Week.

Dining for your lifestyle: diets on campus

Busy schedules can make eating healthy in college a struggle.

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

February 28, 2019

NKU’s campus dining generally consists of burgers, fries, chicken sandwiches, crisp salads, pizza and fresh baked desserts. Fast food options are no strangers to college campuses; they may even be considered an essential part of the college experience. “It’s easier and cheaper to make [fast f...

Career Expo to attract job-seeking students to SU

The Career Services Expo will  Feb. 27 from 2-5 p.m. in the Student Union.

Rachel Smith, Contributor

February 25, 2019

Students of different majors, backgrounds and stages of life will converge together this Wednesday to seek out career opportunities, interviewing experience and self-confidence at the Career Expo in the Student Union ballroom. NKU alumni and students are encouraged to bring their resumes and explore ...

‘Forever loved’: vigil honors student’s life

Theta Chi Fraternity President Ethan Poweleit (L) and Interfraternity Council President Isaac Dailey (R) spoke on the creation of the Christian

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

November 8, 2018

At an evening vigil for an NKU student who recently died on campus, students, faculty, alumni and community members gathered in the Student Union ballroom to remember his life.

Karamo Brown wows SU crowd with message of love, self-esteem

Karamo Brown of Netflix's

Kane Mitten, Copy Editor

October 10, 2018

Karamo Brown, social activist and star of Netflix’s original series “Queer Eye” took the stage for a sold-out event in the Student Union ballroom on Monday night during NKU’s celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

GALLERY: Wil Schroder, Rachel Roberts debate at NKU Student Union

GALLERY: Wil Schroder, Rachel Roberts debate at NKU Student Union

Northerner Staff

October 3, 2018

State Senator Wil Schroder and Rachel Roberts debated issues affecting everyday Kentuckians in front of over 300 attendants in NKU's Student Union Ballroom Tuesday night.

Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

A patrol vehicle viewed from the glass windows of Student Union Room 108.

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

October 3, 2018

NKU uses trainings, alerts and procedures to keep students safe during active shootings and other emergencies.

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

The study abroad fair is Wednesday Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Corinne Byrne, Contributor

September 17, 2018

Willing to expand your educational experience outside of the borders? The Office of Study Abroad will be hosting the annual Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

Can you believe? ‘Queer Eye’ star Karamo Brown coming to NKU

Karamo Brown is the culture expert on the Netflix reboot of “Queer Eye.”

Josh Kelly, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 16, 2018

Culture expert Karamo Brown from the Netflix Original Series “Queer Eye” is speaking on campus Oct. 8.

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

BREAKING: Papa John’s booted from Student Union after founder’s remarks

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

July 23, 2018

Papa John’s is leaving the Student Union before classes resume, the president of the university announced Monday. In an email sent to the campus community, President Ashish Vaidya announced that NKU would remove the pizza franchise from campus due to recent comments made by founder “Papa” John Sch...

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