The Northerner

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...

Strategic plan gives NKU new direction

Susan Bartels

January 3, 2002


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After months of gathering information from area businesses, government personnel, faculty, students and administrators of Northern Kentucky University, an Academic Strategic Plan was rolled out to the NKU Board of Regents, where it was met with unanimous approval. The plan aligns future programming at the un...

New arena will allow for numerous events

Scott Wartman

January 3, 2002


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For some administrators and students at Northern Kentucky University, the 2005 tentative completion date for the long anticipated Regional Special Events Center isn't soon enough. Regents Hall, the current sports arena and event facility, was built in 1972 and is fast becoming outdated, according to the NK...

State budget cuts put arena in question

Scott Wartman

January 3, 2002


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Architect\'s renderingWhile Northern Kentucky University announced this fall a tentative completion date of 2005 for the much-anticipated NKU Arena, dubbed the Regional Special Events Center, the slow economy may delay the project. Because of the slowing economy, the state of Kentucky was forced to cut its...

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...

Don’t oversimplify terrorism and the Middle East

Dr. Jonathan T. Reynolds

December 18, 2001


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In the Nov. 28 edition of "The Northerner," Mr. Binney takes exception to both the content and tone of a faculty panel held some nine weeks before and entitled "Addressing the Tragedy," (a response to the attacks of 9-11). Describing the event as a "tawdry affair"and "hasty retorts (sic) to emotions an...

Why the news is annoying

Rich Timothy, The Utah Statesman

December 18, 2001


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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...

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