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The Northerner

Future home of Delta’s call-center in works

Susan Bartels

October 23, 2001


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The closing of the Delta call center on the Northern Kentucky University campus hit hard the 127 students who lost their jobs. Staff members of NKU were also caught off guard by the abrupt closing on Oct. 5. Citing financial difficulties brought on by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washi...

A life less than ordinary … now

Cheryl Ritchie

January 30, 2001


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Why is everyone jumping to conclusions???? I know that our country is in a state of caution. But take a hard look at what is going on around you. Listen to what the news keeps telling us. Observe how your friends, family, and you are acting. Are you living your life the same way as you were before Se...

I’ll have one zombie invasion please!!!

Scott Wartman

January 30, 2001


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I wish zombies were real. If the walking undead rose from their moldy, putrid tombs, then all my other problems in life would seem insignificant. Think about it. If a horde of zombies encircle my home bent on devouring me from limb to limb, I would no longer have to worry about that damn research pa...

Norse men on winning streak in GLVC

Bruce Reller Jr.

January 30, 2001


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Molly CorfmanThings are looking up for the Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team after its current three-game winning streak. Because of that streak, the Norse have clinched fourth place in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and home-field advantage in the first round of the tournament, which starts ...

Female athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 30, 2001


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Northern Kentucky University's Betsy Moore, a senior from Cincinnati, is the Northerner Female Athlete of the Week. Moore, a forward on the women's soccer team, led the Norse with a goal and assist in the 3-0 win over UW-Parkside and four assists in the 8-0 win over Lewis. "Betsy is an All-American and...

Male athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 30, 2001


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Northern Kentucky University's Kevin Crone, a 6-foot-3-inch senior from Hebron, is the Northerner Male Athlete of the Week. Crone, a defensive midfielder on the men's soccer team, scored NKU's only goal in the 2-1 loss to No. 1 Lewis University Oct. 7. Crone also scored a pair of goals in the 5-0 wi...

Who-Dos, WKRC to hoop it up for children’s camps

Robin Hampton

January 30, 2001


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Television station WKRC Channel 12 and a Northern Kentucky University fraternity are playing basketball to raise money for children's charities. The Who-Dos,' WKRC's charity basketball team, and Phi Kappa Tau will shoot hoops on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Regents Hall to raise funds for The Hole ...

Busted! University housing director ‘arrested’ for DUI Awareness Week

Rick Amburgey

January 30, 2001


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What started out as a routine traffic stop for the Department of Public Safety turned into an arrest for Driving Under the Influence. Students who watched the arrest take place near Norse Commons recognized the suspect: Director of University Housing Todd Duncan. His arrest was a planned event that wa...

‘Survivor’ Tina Wesson shares experiences

Kelly Whitlock

January 30, 2001


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Tina Wesson is a true Survivor. The 41-year-old nurse and mother, said her neighbors could hear her screaming when she got the call saying she would be a contestant on the popular reality-TV show, Survivor 2. Wesson appeared Sunday, Oct. 21 at Oak Hills High School in Bridgetown, to tell of her Survi...

Delta layoffs were a ‘cold slap in the face’

Rick Amburgey

January 30, 2001


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Stacey SuttonNearly three weeks after the unexpected layoff of all 127 employees of the on-campus branch of Delta Airlines, students are still in shock, upset, and trying to find new jobs. Many of the former employees were extremely hurt by the way Delta's corporate office handled the situation. Cind...

N. Ky. Tech offers career alternatives

Tiffany Lewis

January 30, 2001


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Stacey SuttonFluid Power Lab. Does that sound like a course offered on the Northern Kentucky University campus? You're right, it's not. But it's the favorite class of Scott Mullis, a freshman this year at the Northern Kentucky Technical College Highland Heights Campus. He is aiming for an Associat...

Parking decals missing

Cheryl Ritchie

January 30, 2001


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Since the beginning of the semester Department of Public Safety has cited 15 forged or altered parking permits and 12 missing or stolen parking permits have been reported. "Our cadets are out there and they are finding the forgeries left and right." Lt. Col. C. Jeff Martin, operations officer, said. Acc...

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