The Northerner

University hopes to transform Thriftway space into hotel

Scott Wartman

January 7, 2002


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Stacey SuttonNorthern Kentucky University may transform the 4-acre abandoned Thriftway property on U.S. 27 into a hotel and conference center that would give the college the ability to play host to seminars and house guests. The NKU Foundation, which bought the land in January 2000, plans on leasin...

Job fair provides chance for success

Tiffany Lewis

January 7, 2002


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The Career Development Center recently hosted its first social services and government job fair at Northern Kentucky University in early December. After social work students told Charlie Lowe, NKU social work professor, and Jim Decker, chair of NKU social work program, they wanted a job fair strictly ...

Campus Closeup

January 7, 2002


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NKU student wins $100,000 On Dec. 18 when Northern Kentucky University student Jamie Rose, 21, decided to buy a Kentucky Powerball lottery ticket, she ended up $100,000 richer. Of the six numbers, Rose got all except the powerball. "I just had a hunch," she said. "I play whenever I feel lucky, and fo...

Night of laughter kicks off NKU Homecoming week

Tarris Horton

January 7, 2002


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Five well-known comedians that made appearances on BET's Comic View, Showtime at the Apollo, and Comedy Central will bring a night of laughter to the campus of Northern Kentucky University. The Activities Programming Board, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Phi Beta Sigma and Student Media Services will co- sponsor...

Newport on the Levee emerging

Tiffany Lewis

January 7, 2002


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As part of a $1 billion effort to revitalize the river front region, Newport on the Levee has emerged. Newport on the Levee is expected to attract five to six million visitors each year, according to the Levee's Web site. It also states that the Levee is creating 2,300 to 3,700 new jobs. Phase I of the constru...

2002 NKU Homecoming Schedule

January 7, 2002


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Monday, Jan. 14 Noon: Spirit Olympics Twister Tournament (UC TV lounge) 8 p.m.: APB Comedy Show (Regents Hall) Tuesday, Jan. 15 All Day: King and Queen Interviews 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: APB Music Video Bingo (UC Cafeteria) 5:30 p.m.: Spirit Olympics Bear Hunt (Norse Commons Cafeteria) 6 p.m. - Midnight: APB ...

Letters to the Editor

Doug Grieme , Junior Education Major

January 7, 2002


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Dear Editor, For the past two years there has been a lot of talk about Northern becoming Division I and it seems like the only thing people think is missing is a new convocation center. There are so many other things missing but I will just mention one. Alan Keyes, who ran in the primaries for President in...

Psychic predictions for the new year

Jeanie Fortune

January 7, 2002


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It's that special time of year again. The time of year, when business is booming. My clients have been coming in non-stop since the turn of the year, saying "What does this year hold for me Jeanie Fortune: Psychic Extraordinaire?" And for a certain price, I let them know. However, I'm aware that not ...

Games not to blame for violent acts

Jason Ellis

January 7, 2002


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People are always knocking the video game industry. Video games are the most common thing blamed for horrific incidents involving children and teens. The thing that people need to realize is that these games are not real. The events that occur in some of them can be replayed in a real life fashion. ...

Women’s Soccer: One game and one goal

Shelly Kunz

January 7, 2002


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Jeanna MartinNorthern Kentucky's Women's soccer team fell one goal short of the championship match, losing to University of San Diego California 3-2. The Final Four match took place at Triton Soccer Stadium in front of a record breaking 1,529 standing-room-only crowd. This was the Norse's chance for a...

Comedy show, basketball among Homecoming highlights

Tiffany Lewis

January 7, 2002


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It's that time of year again for Northern Kentucky University's annual homecoming celebration! From Jan. 14 to Jan. 19, events and activities geared to put the NKU population in the homecoming spirit will be offered on campus. This year a freshman or sophomore may also be nominated for the homecoming ...

Female athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 7, 2002


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Northern Kentucky University's Dana Schubeler, a 6-foot-3 senior center from Elizabethtown, is the Northerner Female Athlete of the Week. Schubeler has stepped up big for the Norse in the new year, scoring a career-high 18 points in the 62-43 victory over Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville on...

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