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The University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball team hosts its annual blue and white scrimmage Oct. 21 at Truist Arena.

Truist Arena to host the UK Wildcats

Torie Houston, Sports Editor October 20, 2023

The University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball team hosts its annual blue and white practice game at the beginning of each season. The one held Oct. 21 this year will see a familiar scenery—NKU’s Truist...

Jack Harlow performing in 2018. Jack Harlow by thecomeupshow is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.

Kentucky rapper Jack Harlow announces third “No Place Like Home” tour, NKU is on it

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor August 17, 2023

Louisville-native and hip hop star Jack Harlow just announced his Kentucky-exclusive tour “No Place Like Home,” and NKU’s Truist Arena will host one of its six stops on Nov. 26.  The 25-year-old...

Jeramiah Israel joined the Norse this fall.

How one NKY teen overcame adversity and earned a Division I scholarship

Emory Davis, Photo Editor May 2, 2023

Most kids who have to support their family at the ripe age of 14 would be considered lucky to graduate high school, but a young Erlanger, Kentucky resident has seen beyond obstacles and aims for the...

The Board of Regents met this Wednesday, March 15 in the Student Union ballroom.

Shrinking faculty, finances of parking, dining, Truist Arena discussed at board meeting

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor March 16, 2023

The Board of Regents saw updates on Northern Kentucky University’s Reposition Plan, its effects on faculty and the budget, and the status of auxiliary services at their meeting this week. NKU has...

Gov. Andy Beshear stands for the National Anthem at Truist Arena on Jan. 28.

Gov. Beshear discusses appearance at NKU basketball game

Emily Sisk, News Editor February 2, 2023

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made a public appearance at NKU on Saturday, Jan. 28 when he attended the university’s homecoming basketball game.  In a Feb. 2 press conference, Beshear was asked...

Over 1,300 graduates were recognized on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Truist Arena.

NKU honors over 1,300 graduates

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 18, 2022

NKU’s Fall Commencement ceremony was held Saturday, Dec. 17 at Truist Arena. Two ceremonies took place, with the College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences and College of Informatics occurring...

Confetti lauching towards the fans to start the show.

For King & Country headlines the “What Are We Waiting For” tour at Truist Arena

Misti Hopper, Copy Editor April 24, 2022

Grammy award winning duo, For King & Country, took the stage for their “What Are We Waiting For” tour at the newly renamed Truist Arena on NKU’s campus. The brothers performed on April 23...

The change to Truist Arena is the third name change since 2008.

BB&T Arena becomes Truist Arena after recent bank merger

Andrew Dixon, Reporter April 14, 2022

Some students may have noticed some changes happening to the arena at NKU, as the arena is undergoing its third name change since its completion in 2008. What was once Bank of Kentucky Center, then BB&T...

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