The Northerner

Who owns student work?

Mark Payne and Mark Payne

November 9, 2009


Filed under News

Let's say you are a recent graduate of Northern Kentucky University. You got your degree in Photography and, since graduating, have been working on getting pictures together for a contest. A few weeks after submitting your pictures to the contest you get a letter of rejection from the contest that say...

Flu shots abound

Emily Teaford and Emily Teaford

November 10, 2009


Filed under News

According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 1976 a link was established between the H1N1 vaccinations and the Guillian-Barre'acute; syndrome, thus ending the mandatory vaccinations. This syndrome causes the immune system to begin attacking the peripheral nervous system and leads to paralysis and...

Filming from different angles

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

November 9, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Photo provided by artist.Photo courtesy of MCT Campus.Motion pictures were first produced over a hundred years ago and, although archaic by todays standard of film, instantly gripped the nation with the innovative ability to capture and replay a moving image. And although movies are continuing to enthrall...

Christmas comes early

Lauren Becker and Lauren Becker

November 9, 2009


Filed under Uncategorized

Graphic courtesy of MCT CampusThe latest adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey is sure to please long-time fans of Charles Dickens' classic novel with all the same characters and events taking place. Thankfully, this version does grow with the times, allowing viewers t...

Play Review: Poe

Betina Kemker and Betina Kemker

November 10, 2009


Filed under Uncategorized

Once upon a late night dreary / as i waited eager, cheery / for the beginning of tonight's unforgotten lore/ shadows lurked from darkest corners / heaps of paper littered the stage / from which emerged in twilight's hour / the soul of Edgar Allen Poe. So, while not sure what to expect while sitting ...

Men’s Basketball falls to Dayton in final exhibition

Nick Jones and Nick Jones

November 10, 2009


Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky's men's basketball team fell 71-61 to the University of Dayton in the Norse's final exhibition game on Nov. 9 in Dayton. Senior guard Scott Bibbins led the Norse in scoring with a game high 15 points on 6-9 shooting, adding one assist and two rebounds. Senior center David ...

Fantasy Football: Week nine

Alex Owsley and Alex Owsley

November 9, 2009


Filed under Sports

The Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints both won to remain undefeated week nine in the NFL. Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young led his team to its second straight victory this week as well. The Cincinnati Bengals also beat the Baltimore Ravens in a highly anticipated AFC North match up...

Fantasy Football: Week eight

Alex Owesly, Alex Owesley, Alex Owesly, and Alex Owesley

November 7, 2009


Filed under Sports

' The highlight week eight was perhaps Brett Favre's return to Lambeau field. Favre's Vikings defeated the Packers 28-17. The Tennessee Titans and the St. Louis Rams won for the first time in 2009. Ted Ginn Jr. of the Miami Dolphins returned two 100 yard kickoffs for touchdowns for the first time in NFL h...

Brains over Blood

Lauren Becker and Lauren Becker

November 5, 2009


Filed under Uncategorized

You might think this is the year of the vampire, but zombies should not be underestimated. They've been around for a while now, but have been getting bigger and better in the entertainment world lately. Sure, they might not be falling into bed with women like True Blood's Bill or swooning after hig...

Parental felicity

Brandon Hill and Brandon Hill

November 5, 2009


Filed under Opinions

Joe Castelli/Web Editor-in-ChiefI never realized child rearing would include waking up several times a night. The reasons include everything from potty requests, making sure she is covered properly on cool nights or just general concerns for her welfare during the night. The job description did not inc...

Fantasy Football: Week seven

Alex Owsley and Alex Owsley

November 5, 2009


Filed under Sports

There were some huge games week seven in the NFL. The Cincinnati Bengals demolished the Chicago Bears. The New Orleans Saints made a historic comeback against the Miami Dolphins to remain undefeated. The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Minnesota Vikings in a highly anticipated match up. We also got to...

NKU?s accreditation looming

Holly Henson

November 3, 2009


Filed under News

Northern Kentucky University soon faces a test. NKU is up for reaffirmation this December as an accredited university by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). As an accredited university, this means NKU adheres to a set of standards to improve education and ensures that the courses...

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