Tuesday, April 06, 2021

A project by the NAU Office of Sustainability, in partnership with the Green Fund, is working on a project to post stickers that dissuade people from wasting paper towels in campus restrooms. The stickers read “These Come From Trees,” and are being posted in over 90 buildings on campus. READ MORE

Friday, April 02, 2021
Friday, March 19, 2021

We sat down with the next NAU president, Dr. Jose Luis Cruz. Dr. Cruz said his top priority coming into the job is to build a community, saying his presidency is about more than just him; it's about the community he serves. Cruz said he hopes this approach will build morale among faculty and… READ MORE

Thursday, March 18, 2021

We sat down with Northern Arizona University's next president, Dr. Jose Luis Cruz, to discuss the presidential transition. Cruz started a commission, asking for community input through a portal sent in a mass email Wednesday morning. This, he said, is part of an effort to work with the commu… READ MORE

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The Arizona Board of Regents will meet tomorrow to formally appoint the new NAU president, Dr. Jose Luis Cruz. Cruz was chosen last month as the finalist for the position after a nation-wide search. He's promised increases in university transparency, diversity, and support for students and s… READ MORE

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Today, we mourn a professor who helped make the Communication department at NAU what it is today. Dr. Dale Hoskins passed away on February 22 at the age 73 after a brief battle with cancer. He leaves behind a lasting legacy. READ MORE

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Despite being in a pandemic, NAU Theatre has found a way to safely perform a play completely remote through zoom! There are many trials and tribulations to putting on a virtual show, but NAU Theatre’s cast and crew of Fefu and Her Friends say they are more than excited to perform. READ MORE

The search for a new President of Northern Arizona University is nearing completion, as the Arizona Board of Regents announced the two finalists who have been invited to come to Flagstaff. Jose Luis Cruz, who is currently the Vice Chancellor and Provost for City University New York, is the f… READ MORE

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Monday, April 13, 2020

Around the state, university students living in dormitories are being asked to move out. ASU students have until April 15th to move off-campus with a credit being offered for moving out by then. U of A students are being urged not to come to campus and they are preparing to vacate all dorms … READ MORE

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Small Forward Bernie Andre has been an impact player for the NAU Men’s Basketball team for two seasons. On Tuesday, the basketball star announced he will be transferring to the University of Vermont for his last year of eligibility. Sports Reporter Cristiana Ramos got to talk to Bernie one l… READ MORE

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Monday, March 16, 2020
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The AZ Student Association held a rally on NAU’s campus to protest House Bill 2461, a bill aimed at college students. The bill in question was introduced by Flagstaff State Representative Bob Thorpe with the intention of redefining residency to exclude dormitories or temporary addresses. Kyl… READ MORE

As a result of the Coronavirus spreading across the globe, universities are having to compensate. NAU is saying that if the coronavirus makes its way to Flagstaff, the university will shut down. All in-person classes will be switched to online. This threat is being closely monitored, but stu… READ MORE

Thursday, March 05, 2020

NAU President Rita Cheng hosted her spring forum to discuss the urgency of being prepared for the possible arrival of the Coronavirus to Flagstaff. Inviting a panel of community health specialists they discuss exactly what is being done here at NAU and Coconino County. READ MORE

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng changed the focus of her annual spring forum to discuss COVID-19, or coronavirus. She appeared on stage with local health experts and assured NAU students and Flagstaff residents that the university is doing everything they can to minimize the… READ MORE

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The School of Communication on NAU’s Campus, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Advanced Media Lab this past Tuesday, February 25th, 2020. In attendance, was Media Lab Director Giovanni Castillo, E-Sports club president Gabriel Santos, NAU Director of Technology Services Don Carter, … READ MORE

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Yesterday was the sentencing hearing for Steven Jones, a former NAU student who shot and killed Collin Brough, and injured 3 other students in 2015. NAZ Today Reporter Quannah Arnold was at the Courthouse and spoke with Defense Attorney Burges Mccowan about the case. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

After more than four years since the shooting on NAU's campus left three injured and one dead, the shooter was sentenced to six years in prison. Steven Jones took a plea deal last month that negated the need for a second trial, after the first one ended with a hung jury more than two years ago. READ MORE

A group called "Rita Resign" is calling for NAU President Rita Cheng to step down. This comes after a state audit flagged $40,000 of Cheng's travel expenses due to a lack of proper documentation. However, Calli Jones, one of the original seven drafters of the Rita Resign letter, says the rea… READ MORE

Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

NAU hosted a statewide Climate Summit partnering with ASU and UArizona this past weekend. The summit brought together indigenous leaders, students, and researchers to fight climate change for the next seven generations. ASU Senior Sustainability Scientist Jennifer Vanos says that issues can'… READ MORE

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

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