The Northerner

Tuition hike slated for Fall 2002

Susan Bartels

January 16, 2002


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A tuition increase will be imposed on the students of Northern Kentucky University beginning in the Fall 2002 academic year, but it won't be near the 9.5 percent increase projected at the September Board of Regents meeting. Figures sent to the state at that time by top administrators at NKU estimate...

nku’s campus bookstore

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January 15, 2002


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I purchased a used Adobe Illustrator at the Campus Bookstore at NKU on Jan. 7th.(i have the receipt.) My professor did not have us check until January 15th for the CD rom which is supposed to be included. Today,January 16th, i took my book, the receipt, and a look like a puppy with his tail between hi...

NKU state funding straggles behind other Ky universities

Susan Bartels

January 15, 2002


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Jason DobbinsWhere, oh where is the state money for Northern Kentucky University? That's the question being asked as administrators get ready to bump up tuition for the 2002 academic year. NKU receives the least amount of state funding of all the universities in the state. Even with benchmark fundin...

Student fees help correct underfunding by state

Karen Andrew

January 15, 2002


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Prior to the beginning of each new semester, Northern Kentucky University's Bursar office mails billing packets to all students. Included in the packets is a "Quick Reference for Questions" sheet, which generally describes student fees. All Northern Kentucky University students must pay these fees as w...

Student interest brings three more creative writing courses

Robin Hampton

January 15, 2002


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Stacey SuttonShakespeare, beware. Creative writers on campus now have more classes available where they can fine-tune their craft. For the first time, Northern Kentucky University is offering three upper-level creative writing classes during the same semester. Student interest brought the additional...

Phone harrassement investigation heats up

Rick Amburgey

January 15, 2002


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The Department of Public Safety is currently investigating multiple cases of female dorm residents recieving threatening phone calls. No arrests had been made at press time, but DPS Lt. Col. Jeff Martin said they are looking at a suspect. Martin said they believe the unidentified caller in each case...

KY’s 25 cents worth

Samantha Warner

January 15, 2002


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A quarter commemorating Kentucky's historic background made its debut on Oct. 18. The coin was released as part of the 2001 series issued by the U.S. Mint as part of its 50 State Quarter Program. The program was started by the U.S. Mint in 1999 to commemorate each of the nation's states in the order th...

Best of NKU and Cincinnati too

Scott Wartman

January 15, 2002


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After 20 years of helping small businesses get started, Northern Kentucky University's Small Business Development Center was named "best friend to mom-and-pop" businesses in the October Best of the City issue of "Cincinnati Magazine". Sutton Landry, SBDC's director for 15 years, said he was surprised...

One brother against another

Samantha Warner

January 15, 2002


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The world premiere of "Thy Brother's Keeper" by Ken Jones opened Oct. 25 at Northern Kentucky University's Black Box Theatre. The play is set in the year 1942 in the home of the main character, Scott Bentley, played by Freshman Andrew Bernhard. The action involves Scott remembering an earlier year with...

Joining a sisterhood

Rick Amburgey

January 15, 2002


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One of Northern Kentucky University's newest organizations is the Christian Women's Sisterhood, a Christian sorority. NKU student Meredith Ward said she started the organization, which is also known as Alpha Sigma Chi, because she thought it would be a great new campus ministry. "I remember how lonel...

Security overload

Tarris

January 15, 2002


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What started out as a joke turned into a serious situation on Oct. 27, 2001 in the Greater New Orleans Airport. 14 Northern Kentucky University students flew to New Orleans to attend a media conference on Oct. 24. Jeff Miller, the sales manager from WNTV, was flagged and profiled to be searched at ev...

You can’t sugarcoat racism

Brian K. Powell

January 15, 2002


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It's Tuesday evening in Landrum Hall. All classmates have returned from the allotted fifteen-minute break. Before the professor returns and class resumes, one student decides to flex his wit and wisdom by sharing recollections of a gay student at his high school. Now, like any good bigot, he inoculates hi...

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