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SGA Update

Staff Report and Staff Report January 12, 2010

At the Jan. 11 Student Government Association meeting six new senators were sworn in, two new Judicial Council members and a new chief justice. The three SGA committee - University Improvements, Finance...

Not allowed to Smoke

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby January 12, 2010

Are you a smoker used to grabbing a quick fix as you walk the scenic route from building to building between classes? Well, maybe not for long.' Many public universities are considering a smoking ban,...

SACS reaffirms NKU

Vern Hockney and Vern Hockney January 12, 2010

Northern Kentucky University received reaffirmation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in December. 'This is one of the most rigorous processes that a university can undergo, and we...

Interactive: Senior Art Exhibition, Dec. 3-11

Joe Castelli December 16, 2009

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Get the heck outta here!

Tim Owens | Joe Castelli December 9, 2009

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...

No rest for the Norse

Mike Collins and Mike Collins December 9, 2009

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...

This week’s cover: Breaking apart NKU

The Northerner and The Northerner December 9, 2009

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...

No voice silenced

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson December 8, 2009

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...

Not Cool

Mark Payne and Mark Payne December 8, 2009

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...

Freshman 15

M. Gordon Willis and M. Gordon Willis December 8, 2009

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...

The coolest of the cool

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby December 8, 2009

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:...

Impeachments dominate SGA

Mark Payne and Mark Payne December 8, 2009

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...

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