The Northerner

Volleyball loses NCAA bid

Bruce A. Reller, Jr.

January 9, 2002


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The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team had everything going its way heading into the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Norse had another Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament championship under their belt and were riding a 23-game winning streak. However, NKU lost in the second round of the N...

Errors

shamradawn@yahoo.com

January 9, 2002


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I just finished reading through the story on the proposed use of the Thriftway site. While I found the article to be tremendously interesting, I was dismayed to find not only spelling errors but gramatical errors as well. A college publication should be proof-read, at the very least, three times, ea...

Coffee house brings jolt of reality

Kelly Whitlock

January 9, 2002


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For Northern Kentucky University freshman Brandon Schilling, work is not your average cup of joe. His employer, Reality Tuesday Caf

Forum seeks ‘common ground’

Kelly Whitlock

January 9, 2002


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Community members gathered at Northern Kentucky University last week to discuss the heated topic of race-relations. The gathering was an effort of the Neighbor to Neighbor Community Conversations on Race, sponsored by The Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, and more than 100 other organizations. The idea behi...

Group aims for Latino retention

Tiffany Lewis

January 9, 2002


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A newly formed Northern Kentucky University organization "wants to make NKU a more diverse, colorful atmosphere for all students," according to the October issue of the "Norse News Network." The on-line campus newsletter also stated that the new association, the Latino Student Union, "welcomes students of...

Patton: College readiness key; high schools must step up

Susan Bartels

January 9, 2002


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Scott WartmanThe celebration of Northern Kentucky Education Week at Northern Kentucky University culminated Thursday, Nov. 15, with a visit from Gov. Paul E. Patton and Barbara B. Stonewater, executive director of the Northern Kentucky Council of Partners in Education. The theme of the week was "Go Hig...

Be like Lincoln

Kelly Whitlock

January 9, 2002


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Nominations are now being accepted for the 11th annual Lincoln Award. The award, established in 1992 by the Office of the President, seeks to honor local residents or former residents who stand out as extraordinary citizens. Recipients possess qualities such as outstanding citizenship, notable achievem...

Northern Ky. NAACP celebrates rebirth with college scholarships

Susan Bartels

January 9, 2002


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The Northern Kentucky branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People showcased its rebirth after a 10-year absence by hosting the First Annual Freedom Fund Dinner held at the Drawbridge Inn on Nov. 16. The dinner, which many of the branches across the country host in their ...

Tired Bill of Rights needs pizazz

James Proffitt

January 9, 2002


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The Bill of Rights used to be a good little set of rules for our nation to be governed by. They were simple enough, they made sense, and they were consistent with the beliefs and values of the time they were written. But times they are a-changing. So should our Bill or Rights, so that they are more ...

Cultural Fest provides taste of life in other lands

Karen Andrew

January 9, 2002


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Students from a number of African and Caribbean countries want to share their culture with the Northern Kentucky University community. The African Student Union is presenting its Cultural Fest on Saturday, Dec. 1 in the University Center Ballroom from 6-9 p.m. "This is the first time we've tried thi...

Nelson navigates campus’ rough roads

Scott Wartman

January 9, 2002


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Scott WartmanWhat may be a small incline to some is a steep precipice to Northern Kentucky University junior Regina Nelson. Paralyzed from the waist down for the last 11 years from a spinal cord injury, Nelson said simple physical tasks take a lot longer for her than for than able-bodied people. She said i...

Denman: The voice of SGA

Sarah Black

January 9, 2002


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Walk into UC 208 and you'll find Misty Denman, Student Government Association Vice President of Public Relations, working on one of her many tasks but always ready to talk to you. Denman, a junior Speech Communications major, is obtaining valuable work experience in her position, and when she graduate...

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