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Students react to NKU replacing spring break

Students react to NKU replacing spring break

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2020

Earlier today, President Ashish Vaidya announced that the traditional week-long spring break will be replaced with a series of shorter University holidays that “should reduce the risks associated with traditional spring break travel.” The additional holidays will now be Monday Feb. 15, Friday March...

WATCH: Student reaction | President Mearns’ departure

SGA President John Jose and Victor E. Viking dump ice water on President Mearns.

Alec Reynolds / Matt Sexton, Digital Media Manager / Editor-In-Chief

January 29, 2017

President Mearns announced on Tuesday that he would be leaving NKU after the semester for Ball State University.  Hear what a few students from around campus have to say and remember about President Mearns. Related: BREAKING: NKU President Mearns Leaving for Ball State Related: Campus Reacts to Mear...

‘I found myself’: Being transgender at NKU

When transitioning, Howard said there was a lot he wasn’t expecting, especially the mental aspects.

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life Editor

October 5, 2016

She tears open the small wrapped package, eager to see what’s inside. The lime green iPod Nano is accompanied with Taylor Swift’s “Fearless” album. She grins from ear to ear, thinking about the feel good tunes she’ll be listening to later. She had no idea that years later the present that gran...

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