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Interactive: Senior Art Exhibition, Dec. 3-11

Joe Castelli
December 15, 2009
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

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Police Beats – December 2009

The Northerner
December 11, 2009
Filed under Crime, News

Report #: 2009-00638 Reported: 12/09/09 1438 Occurred: 12/08/09 to 12/09/09 1438 Incident: Traffic Crash Location: Lot Q Disposition: Report-Closed Comments: Parked vehicle struck by another vehicle; no injuries. Report #: 2009-00636 Reported: 12/09/09 1159 Occurred: 12/08/09 2115 Incident: Traffic ...

Police Beats – November 2009

The Northerner
December 11, 2009
Filed under Crime, News

Report #: 2009-00624 Reported: 11/30/09 1152 Occurred: Same Incident: Welfare Check Location: Nunn Hall Disposition: Report-Closed Comments: Friends read an email message of a friend who made reference to committing suicide. Report #: 2009-00623 Reported: 11/30/09 1213 Occurred: Same Incident: Welf...

No rest for the Norse

Mike Collins and Mike Collins
December 8, 2009
Filed under Sports

Tim Downer/Photographer Tim Downer/Photographer The semester at Northern Kentucky University is coming to a close as students prepare for final exams.' Campus will be bare and classes will be empty as people head home for the holiday season. The NKU basketball teams don't get a break; they will be...

This week’s cover: Breaking apart NKU

The Northerner and The Northerner
December 8, 2009
Filed under Opinions

What's cool ' Basketball The basketball programs at Northern Kentucky University are among the nation's elite in Division II competition, and the teams are led by coaches who carry on the tradition of winning. The NKU men's and women's basketball teams are continuing to grow as they attract players...

Get the heck outta here!

Tim Owens | Joe Castelli
December 8, 2009
Filed under News, Opinions

Tim I swore I wouldn’t do this. I promised myself that I wouldn’t do what countless other parting Northerner staff members have done in the past. I wanted my goodbye to be unique. In short, I wanted to not focus it on The Northerner itself. But attempting to do so only left me with a blank ...

No voice silenced

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson
December 7, 2009
Filed under Arts & Life

Courtsey of NKU Theatre Department.From the outset, we know that she is perpetually doomed. No matter which way you spin it, the colossal ship that underwent its maiden voyage in 1912 is going to sink in the second act. Therein lies the challenge for Northern Kentucky University's theatrical performanc...

The coolest of the cool

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby
December 7, 2009
Filed under Opinions

Nancy BholaThis time in the semester always gets me feeling quite nostalgic.' It brings to mind my favorite things about this university. So, without further ado, I bring you the coolest... Professor: While at Northern, I have had my fair share of doozies, but, for the most part, I have had a slew of ...

Freshman 15

M. Gordon Willis and M. Gordon Willis
December 7, 2009
Filed under Opinions

Charlotte EthertonI am sure all of you have heard of the Freshman 15 - the dreaded 15 pounds you gain as a freshman, usually in the first semester, if not by the end of the year. Okay, so I am going to be straight forward with all of you. I would be kidding myself if I said that I was not a hefty guy. ...

Impeachments dominate SGA

Mark Payne and Mark Payne
December 7, 2009
Filed under News

Mark Payne/Managing Editor Two weeks, two impeachments. The Northern Kentucky University Student Government Association had its second impeachment hearing Dec. 7. This time it was SGA President Keith Kaseke who faced impeachment charges on the grounds he violated SGA procedure and the SGA Constitut...

Not Cool

Mark Payne and Mark Payne
December 8, 2009
Filed under News

MCT Campus Northern Kentucky University restricts Freedom of Speech - that is what the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Web site says. FIRE is a non-profit educational foundation devoted to free speech. FIRE has labeled NKU a 'red light' school. According to FIRE, a red light school 'h...

Cook transitions to new stage

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson
December 1, 2009
Filed under Arts & Life

Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorHis past four years at Northern Kentucky University have been the complete antithesis of where he set out to be as a child. The precocious student from the rural backwaters of Eastern Kentucky surmised that his life, since he could remember, was destined for the career...

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