The Northerner

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....

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...

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...

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...

Speak up

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby

October 25, 2009


Filed under Opinions

The Northerner is almost complete; we have news, features, opinions from staff members and we have a cool new format and lots of snazzy pictures and graphics. However, we are missing one huge component - you. The Views page of The Northerner is supposed to represent the views, opinions and concerns of...

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...

A labor of love

Brandon Hill and Brandon Hill

October 25, 2009


Filed under Opinions

Joe Castelli/Web Editor-in-ChiefI've have been at this university for almost 10 years as an undergraduate.' I have a daughter.' I have been fortunate to sit behind a multitude of lenses. Always aware of the experiences, they have given me an insight that few have been privy to. Oliver Wendell Holme...

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...

Fantasy Football: Week five

Alex Owesly and Alex Owesly

October 13, 2009


Filed under Sports

' The Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos have improved to 5-0 after the end of week five. Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson became the first back to run for 100 yards against the Baltimore Ravens defense since Kansas City RB Larry Johnson did i...

Chris Sabo sets the bar

Mark Payne

October 13, 2009


Filed under Sports

Charlotte Etherton/Photo editorHe was not wearing goggles. He was not wearing a tight white baseball uniform, with the number 17 and Cincinnati Reds emblazoned across it. Chris Sabo showed up to our interview as the Northern Kentucky University law student he currently is. Wearing the goggles Sabo...

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