Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019

NAU president Rita Cheng will raise salaries for student workers, faculty and staff. Dr. Cheng made the announcement at her Spring Forum. Cheng says NAU is working to raise every student worker's hourly pay to at least $10. About 28 percent of student workers are currently earning as little … READ MORE

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

With the help of a company called Starship Technologies, boxy, low-to-the-ground robots are now delivering food around the N-A-U Campus. N-A-U is the second university in the nation to adopt this new technology, which will deliver from Sodexo's on-campus restaurants including Einstein Bagels… READ MORE

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The cold winter season is right around the corner and it is that time of year where the homeless and the less fortunate can not make it to the store or afford food for themselves and family members. READ MORE

The cold winter season is right around the corner and it is that time of year where the homeless and the less fortunate can not make it to the store or afford food for themselves and family members. READ MORE

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Monday, November 19, 2018

The Department of Defense is working with NAU faculty to develop a mobile application that will help service people manage their mental health. The app focuses on three important factors: every-day challenges, strengths and values, and connecting stress to individual values. READ MORE

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Everyone likes to see a record be broken and this voting election may have just done that. News reporter Conor Sweetman gives us detailed look into the voter turnout! READ MORE

Everyone likes to see a record be broken and this voting election may have just done that. News reporter Conor Sweetman gives us detailed look into the voter turnout! READ MORE

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018

The ‘Louie the Lumberjack” statue is missing its head. The statue, which is usually located in the south end of the Skydome, was recently moved to storage during renovation. Sometime between late September and early October, someone noticed the head had been stolen. Although much is not know… READ MORE

Monday, October 22, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Northern Arizona University participated in the national Great Shakeout event today. The Great Shakeout is an annual event that is meant to inform and prepare participants in the case of an earthquake. NAU participated in the event by testing safety procedures including testing the blue ligh… READ MORE

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Parking has been a hot issue on the NAU campus. Erin Stam, director of parking services, sates a lot of students are unaware of the amount of space available in their parking zone. Stam also mentions how students who are unable to find spots on north commuter should head over to the south co… READ MORE

Monday, October 15, 2018

NAU professor of Biology and Toxicology Frank Von Hippel is starting a podcast. Von Hippel, who is a frequent podcast listener, created this podcast because of his concerns with the Trump administration's attacks on science. READ MORE

Thursday, October 11, 2018

NAU is thinking about turning Peterson Hall into a new STEM Science facility in the next few years. Kimberly Ott, an NAU spokesperson, says that by adding a STEM building to campus they could create a 'science corridor'. NAU has also bought the lot that Super Pawn and the Mandarin Buffet wer… READ MORE

Monday, October 08, 2018

The Chicken Pox virus broke out around the NAU community effecting four people just two weeks ago. According to Kimberley Ott, the NAU staff’s main priority is increasing awareness of this virus and sustaining the safety of both the students and faculty. It is in our community’s best interes… READ MORE

Friday, April 20, 2018

Hip Hop began in New York in the seventies and remains largely underground today. Dr. Frederick Gooding, Jr., an ethnic studies professor, shares the misconceptions as to what hip hop truly is. Hip hop is a powerful culture, not just a music genre. READ MORE

Thursday, April 19, 2018

New rules allow only one clear bag per person at NAU events with restrictions on the size of the bags. The new rule has the primary goal to ensure safety, but it will also enhance the efficiency of getting people into events, explains NAU Police spokesman Kevin Duffy. READ MORE

Monday, April 02, 2018

A new study at NAU is focusing on women's eating habits and if changed could prevent the occurrence, recreance and progression of chronic diseases. Nutritarian is a research foundation that has teamed up with NAU to conduct a long term study designed to promote a plant rich diet and the effe… READ MORE

Monday, March 26, 2018
Monday, March 12, 2018
Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Flagstaff City Council will be considering a zoning permit for a new student housing project along Milton Road called the Mill Town Project which will have 1200 beds available. READ MORE

There was heartbreaking news for the NAU community this morning. Friends of Delta Chi fraternity member Nick Acevedo say he took his own life last night. Flagstaff police confirmed that a body was found at an address on Fountaine Street near the university. READ MORE

Monday, March 05, 2018
Thursday, March 01, 2018

Phi Gamma Delta hosts the second annual Walk for Waltman, which takes place this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Northern Arizona University’s south quad. The event is to help raise awareness about suicide prevention and mental health issues; due to NAU student and Phi Gamma Delta President Ryan Walt… READ MORE

Monday, February 26, 2018
Friday, February 23, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor, Zach Lerner and Engineering student, Dan Rivera, are working towards helping individuals who do not have the ability to walk. READ MORE

Monday, February 19, 2018

A potential $75 per semester athletic fee is being proposed to improve athletic program availability to Northern Arizona University students. Vice President of Athletics at NAU Mike Marlow says that these fees will extend athletic access and present more opportunities for students to get inv… READ MORE

Friday, February 09, 2018
Friday, December 01, 2017

NAU's cross country race includes national champion Peter Lomong this year. Lomong, three-time all American Tyler Day, and NAZ's own Peter Kersting race each other on NAU's track for the main event. Kersting comes in a close second to Lomong after a debate of Lomong's foot possibly being ove… READ MORE

Monday, November 20, 2017

New structures developing in the Southside neighborhoods have been leaving current residents questionable about what the future may hold for them. The developing neighborhoods have a strong correlation to NAU, in which the current residents are worried for where their rights may stand. READ MORE

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

A group of photojournalism majors took a trip to Cuba this summer with professor Laura Camden. Camden says exploring other cultures allows you to grow as a person and that is exactly what happened. Kelly Lienhard, one of the student travelers says she was wrapped up with the colors, people, … READ MORE

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

NAU Assistant Professor Chris Doughty is researching the impact animals have on the distribution of nutrients in an ecosystem. Doughty says that large animals, dating back to the dinosaurs, play a crucial role in supplying nutrients through their dung. Large animals also eat fruits and contr… READ MORE

Flagstaff is in its second fire season of the year. The falling leaves and needles are the perfect fuel for spreading wildfires. Lynne Nemeth, Executive Director of Arboretum at Flagstaff, says that the very little precipitation this season requires the cleanup of pine needles and other flam… READ MORE

Monday, October 30, 2017

The unofficial NAU homecoming event, Tequila Sunrise, was much more calm than it has been in previous years leading it to be a reasonably smooth weekend. The bars opened at 6 a.m. Saturday, but for most the event started prior to that. READ MORE

Monday, October 23, 2017

A group of students from Hopi High School visited NAU's Campus and School of Communication today. The group of students are studying media such as radio, video, and print journalism, READ MORE

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Yesterday, NAU President Rita Cheng held a public town hall meeting addressing new administrative positions and the state of the university. NAU President Cheng introduces two new positions, Diversity Officer and City University Liaison, that will focus on helping diverse students in the uni… READ MORE

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