The Northerner

Women return to Final Four

Shelly Kunz

January 9, 2002


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The lady Norse defeated Truman State University, 2-0 in the elite eight game played Sunday Nov. 17 at Kirksville, Mo. to make their third straight trip to the NCAA division II final four game. The Northern Kentucky women now (22-1) is ranked fifth in the NCAA II final poll, while competitor UC San Di...

Shakeup in new AP poll, but Miami still No. 1

Richard Rosenblatt

January 9, 2002


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Losses for Nebraska and Oklahoma turned into big gains for Florida, Texas, Oregon and Tennessee in the AP media poll. While Miami (10-0) was a near-unanimous choice at No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 on Sunday, Florida moved up to No. 2, Texas to No. 3, Oregon to No. 4 and Tennessee to No. 5. Ne...

Male athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 9, 2002


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Elias HajjarNorthern Kentucky University's Kevin Alessandro, a senior cross country runner from Fort Thomas, is the Northerner male Athlete of the Week. Alessandro finished his career Nov. 3 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Kenosha, Wis., placing 69 out of 132 runners in the 10K run with a time o...

Female athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 9, 2002


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Elias HajjarNorthern Kentucky University's Elaine Koenig, a sophomore cross country runner from Florence, is the Northerner female Athlete of the Week. Koenig broke the 6K school record on Nov. 3 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Kenosha, Wisconsin with a time of 23:35. Tabatha Smith held the previou...

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 ...

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