The Northerner

Another look at adult learner numbers

Alicia Revely

December 18, 2001


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Dear News Editor: Thank you so much for the recent article in the Nov. 14 edition of "The Northerner" regarding our adult learner office and program. The information shared will help students about the many services we provide and help get the word out to students that we are here ... for them! I would l...

Defense wins games

Elaine Koenig

December 18, 2001


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Molly CorfmanThe Norse women beat Great Lakes Valley Conference team Indianapolis University Thursday night, 66-53, keeping Indy outside most of the game. When the Norse women were on their game, they were unstoppable. Indianapolis couldn't penetrate Northern Kentucky University's defense to get to th...

Men upset by unranked U. Wisconsin-Parkside

Bruce Reller, Jr.

December 18, 2001


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Molly CorfmanThe Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team struggled offensively in suffering its first loss of the season last Monday as the Norse lost on the road 67-54 at the hands of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers. "We just didn't have a good ball game," NKU head coach Ken Shields ...

Harry Potter enchants public

Robin Hampton

December 18, 2001


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"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" stormed theaters and delighted kids of all ages. Readers of the popular book series left the movie satisfied since producer Chris Columbus' ("Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Stepmom") kept the script as close to the book as possible. The movie chronicles the life of y...

State budget cuts jeopardize NKU’s financial future

Susan Bartels

December 18, 2001


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Higher education has been spared the ax so far as Kentucky legislators cut the state budget to account for revenue shortfalls, but how much longer education can survive is still in question. In a visit to Northern Kentucky University last week, James Ramsey, senior policy advisor to Gov. Paul E. Patton...

Student groups, others eye former Delta space

Scott Wartman

December 18, 2001


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What to do with the 3,200 square feet of office space vacated by Delta in October will be the focus of a sub-committee of Northern Kentucky University's Space Committee. Suggestions brought up by students and administrators for the space located at the bottom level of the University Center include: ...

LaDuke speaks of reforming public health

Jenny Plemen

December 18, 2001


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From the White Earth Reservation in northwestern Minnesota, Winona LaDuke, Ojibwe community organizer, ran for vice president of the United States in 2000 on Ralph Nader's Green Party ticket. Using analogies such as the challenges of mothers teaching children right from wrong, LaDuke spoke here last...

Student groups celebrate Kwanzaa

Sarah Black

December 18, 2001


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On Dec. 6, the African American Student Affairs and Ethnic Services, along with the Black Men's Organization, the African Student Union and Black Students United will host a Kwanzaa celebration on campus. Kwanzaa, generally celebrated from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, is the African-American celebration of family...

Project uncovers student perspectives on war

Sarah Black

December 18, 2001


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Since the Sept. 11 attacks, 88.9 percent of the full-time Northern Kentucky University students have paid more attention to the news media. This was just one of the many results NKU students in a journalism advanced reporting course found when they surveyed 270 full-time students concerning their rea...

RAs work to involve students

Elaine Koenig

December 18, 2001


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Scott WartmanResident Assistants have to balance being a student, leader, policy enforcer and friend with residents in the dorms, and it doesn't always turn out to be the relationship they want. Joe Zeinner, an RA in Norse Hall, said his residents should realize he's not there just to get them in tr...

8C8’s first album gets local airtime

Cheryl Ritchie

December 18, 2001


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8C8 members, from left, Shane Alford, Joe Daniels, Jeremy Smith and Joe Beck.Original sound and creative lyrics characterize the first album of local heavy alternative band, 8C8, which released its first album, "Melbourne," on Nov. 23. The Northern Kentucky band has been together for a year and a ha...

Omnicron Delta Kappa honors student achievement

Tiffany Lewis

December 18, 2001


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To become a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a student group recently reactivated on campus, "is a distinct achievement," says its adviser. ODK was formed at Washington and Lee University by 15 students and faculty leaders, said Betty Mulkey, adviser for the Northern Kentucky University chapter. "The purp...

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