The Northerner

Norse sink UMSL Tritons

Mike Collins, Mike Collins, and Mike Collins

January 12, 2009


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Tom MillerNorthern Kentucky University Men's Basketball Team defeated Great Lakes Valley Conference rival University of Missouri-St. Louis, 69-62 at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Jan. 10. The Norse struggled to find their rhythm on offense early in the game due to a quick UMSL defense.' The Triton...

Baseball players receive honors

Rob Johnson, Rob Johnson, and Rob Johnson

January 12, 2009


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Four members of the Northern Kentucky University Baseball team have received 2009 preseason honors, according to the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Kevin Dusold, who was selected for, both, the 2008 Daktronics' All-North Central Region and All-Great Lakes Valley Conference second teams, and Larry Pe...

College loan business losing credit

The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT), The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT), and The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT)

January 12, 2009


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Dumb is a good way to describe America's approach to paying for a college education. A college diploma is treated like any other commodity, priced at whatever the market will bear. And the market, historically, bears a lot. In October, the College Board's annual report on college costs showed t...

Obama’s latest catchphrase? Look Here.

Julia Keller-Chicago Tribune (MCT), Julia Keller-Chicago Tribune (MCT), and Julia Keller-Chicago Tribune (MCT)

January 12, 2009


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Richard Nixon had 'My fellow Americans.' George W. Bush has 'Folks.' Increasingly, Barack Obama is revealing the latest linguistic fingerprint of leadership: 'Look.' In Monday's press conference to announce his national security team, Obama slipped in at least two 'looks' -- a colloquialism in which ...

Obama faces tough choices

Brandon Barb, Brandon Barb, and Brandon Barb

January 12, 2009


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Inauguration day, using the same bible Abraham Lincoln was sworn in with, Obama will assume the presidency. Like so many before him, Barrack Obama will take the podium, look out upon the crowds and the nation, and speak.' This will be a fulfilling moment because the man for whom I voted represents a ...

My top ten favorite (and not so favorite) films of 2008

Tim Owens, Tim Owens, and Tim Owens

January 12, 2009


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Associated PressAssociated Press It was hard to think of 10 films I truly loved this year. After all, 2008 was one of the most lackluster years in recent memory. The summer, as always, was mostly bloated popcorn fodder. The fall and winter films couldn't even pick up the slack as most fell short ...

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