The Northerner

8C8’s first album gets local airtime

Cheryl Ritchie

December 18, 2001


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8C8 members, from left, Shane Alford, Joe Daniels, Jeremy Smith and Joe Beck.Original sound and creative lyrics characterize the first album of local heavy alternative band, 8C8, which released its first album, "Melbourne," on Nov. 23. The Northern Kentucky band has been together for a year and a ha...

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...

Men upset by unranked U. Wisconsin-Parkside

Bruce Reller, Jr.

December 18, 2001


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Molly CorfmanThe Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team struggled offensively in suffering its first loss of the season last Monday as the Norse lost on the road 67-54 at the hands of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers. "We just didn't have a good ball game," NKU head coach Ken Shields ...

Harry Potter enchants public

Robin Hampton

December 18, 2001


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"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" stormed theaters and delighted kids of all ages. Readers of the popular book series left the movie satisfied since producer Chris Columbus' ("Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Stepmom") kept the script as close to the book as possible. The movie chronicles the life of y...

State budget cuts jeopardize NKU’s financial future

Susan Bartels

December 18, 2001


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Higher education has been spared the ax so far as Kentucky legislators cut the state budget to account for revenue shortfalls, but how much longer education can survive is still in question. In a visit to Northern Kentucky University last week, James Ramsey, senior policy advisor to Gov. Paul E. Patton...

Boos erupt during Cuomo-Keyes debate

Jenny Plemen

December 17, 2001


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Stacey SuttonWith broadcast media celebrity Nick Clooney as master of ceremonies, Ambassador Alan Keyes (R) engaged former New York Governor Mario Cuomo (D) in a lively political debate on Nov. 27 at Northern Kentucky University. Some of the many issues debated were the current war on terrorism, creation ...

Campus groups gathered in support

Robin Hampton

October 30, 2001


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Stacey Sutton"We support Affirmative Action!" These words rang through Northern Kentucky University's free-speech area during a rally given by several campus organizations last Monday. "Affirmative Action is one of the tools of remedying a historical injustice," Charleston Wang, Chase College of Law ...

Conversations on race

Scott Wartman

October 30, 2001


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Susan BartelsThe treatment of Middle-Eastern people since the Sept. 11 attacks and the need for more diverse classes and faculty were two of the many racial issues discussed last Thursday at the Campus Dialogue on Race. This year's forum saw both the largest panel, fifteen people, and largest audience in it...

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