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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...

Male athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 7, 2002


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Northern Kentucky University's Bobby St-Preux , a 6-foot-5 guard from West Palm Beach, Fla., is the Northerner Male Athlete of the Week. The men's basketball team has won three consecutive games thanks to the consistent play of Bobby St-Preux who had 16 points, nine rebounds and three steals in the...

Men and Women victorious in Illinois

Bruce A. Reller, Jr.

January 7, 2002


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The Northern Kentucky University women's basketball team defeated Quincy University Thursday 60-53. Senior Michelle Cottrell scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the win and junior Kristin Polosky added 14 points for the Norse. NKU broke a two-game losing streak with the victory and improved to...

New policy aim: Make campus dances safer

Scott Wartman

January 7, 2002


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Sign-in sheets, metal detectors and guest limits will greet party-goers attending dances on campus this semester. After a rumor of someone carrying a gun to a fraternity and sorority dance last November, Northern Kentucky University put a hold on all on-campus dances until safer regulations could be...

NKU basketball teams struggle over the break

Bruce A. Reller, Jr.

January 7, 2002


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The Northern Kentucky University men's and women's basketball teams saw themselves going in the wrong direction during their holiday games as they were both involved in two-game losing streaks during the Christmas break. For instance, the Norse men's team lost both games it played in North Carolina....

Natural Science building scheduled for a facelift

Jason Ellis

January 7, 2002


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When the new science building opens in the Fall of 2002, the old natural science building will close its doors for renovation. The renovations will take about three semesters, and some people have concerns about a lack of campus space while the building is closed. "The closing of the building present...

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