The Northerner

Cover Story: Court is in session

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

October 25, 2009


Filed under Sports

Tim Downer/PhotographerIt was a disappointing end to a season, which at the beginning saw the Norse women ranked No. 1 for several weeks. Senior Rachel Lantry says this year's team can go further and accomplish more than last year's team. 'I do not really know what to expect this year, but I do kno...

Cover Story: The boys are back in town

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

October 25, 2009


Filed under Sports

Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorThe Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team will begin its season as the No. 20 ranked team in Division II basketball. Head Coach Dave Bezold has a very talented group to work with as he enters his sixth season at the helm. Through five years at NKU, Bezold...

Committee walks the walk

Kelly Phelan and Kelly Phelan

October 25, 2009


Filed under News

Photo provide by Student Government Association.The Student Government Association's committee University Improvement held a campus safety walk Oct. 26. The walk, attended by senators of SGA, aims at improving various aspects of Northern Kentucky University. 'The campus safety walk is designed to ...

Classroom, not babysitter

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby

October 25, 2009


Filed under Opinions

Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorNorthern Kentucky University created a new room for nursing mothers. Landrum 115 is furnished with a glider rocker, side table, and a changing table. 'The room also houses resources for breastfeeding mothers including books, magazines, brochures for breastfeeding, and early c...

Not your common carvings

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

October 25, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Ed Morris/Assitant Photo EditorHis hands are rough, half cut, half healed - all abrasive. But making art, something delicate and ornate, an object of beauty chiseled from his middle-aged and toiled fists would not persist to be referenced as carvings. Call it a sculpture, a fashioned pile of pulp, t...

A Fox and his Samurai Jesus

Tim Owens and Tim Owens

October 25, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Charlotte Etherton/Photo Editor' In Andrew Brown's opinion, his band, Foxes on Fire, is not a top priority. 'If the powers that be deem it to be something bigger than what it is then by all means let it be,' Brown said. 'But priority-wise, we'll see what happens in May. I'm kind of hamstrung by school....

pawtybreaks

Brandon Hill and Brandon Hill

October 25, 2009


Filed under Opinions

I never realized that 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 include early morning attemp...

College life full of growing pains

M. Gordon Willis and M. Gordon Willis

October 25, 2009


Filed under Opinions

There is much to talk about in the transition into college. Whether you are attending college right out of high school or, like myself, have been here for a few years, the transition is always a struggle. Most issues consist of having to do everything on your own. Remember in high school and throughout ...

Event Preview: Halloween Hoopla

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

October 21, 2009


Filed under Sports

Photo illustration by Joe Castelli/Web Editor-in-ChiefAll fans of Northern Kentucky University Athletics have been invited to the Halloween Hoopla event on Oct. 28 at 6:00 p.m. in The Bank of Kentucky Center.' Admission is free. All NKU teams will be in attendance and they will be helping with ga...

The ultimate student job

Dan Robards and Dan Robards

October 19, 2009


Filed under Opinions, Viewpoints

' According to the United States Department of Labor, the unemployment rate is 9.8 percent as of September.' It doesn't take a genius to figure out that this means more competition for fewer jobs.' With the job market becoming increasingly competitive, college students are at a slight downhill d...

Are organic vegetables better?

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby

October 13, 2009


Filed under Opinions

Cassie Graves/Staff PhotographerCassie Graves/Staff PhotographerAn apple a day keeps the doctor away. The old adage, a thing we have all heard since we were very young, is used to teach the importance of fruits and vegetables. When we are taught the saying, however, there is only one type of apple, o...

Cover Story: Property of…?

Kelly Phelan and Kelly Phelan

October 13, 2009


Filed under News

Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorCharlotte Etherton/Photo EditorDance shows, American Idol winners, rock groups, comedians and the wiggles - all of these acts have visited the Bank of Kentucky Center (BOKC).' The newest addition to Northern Kentucky University has added a new level of entertainment to ...

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