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January 14, 2002

Wednesday ------------------------- Start the homecoming extravaganza early at 8:15 a.m. today with a day-long photo scavenger hunt. Pick up lists of clues in the Student Life office, on the bottom floor of the University Center. Deadline for photos is Jan. 17. From 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., play the Thin...

Rising theft on campus is costing the university

Scott Wartman

January 14, 2002

Theft on campus in 2001 increased 28 percent from the previous year, costing Northern Kentucky University and its students a total of $63,000. Of the $63,000, $46,000 was campus property, most of which hasn't been recovered, said Jeff Butler, director of the Department of Public Safety. Thieves h...

Workers attempt to unionize

Jason Dobbins

January 10, 2002

Stacey SuttonFood service provider Sodexho-Marriott is allegedly preventing lunchroom workers at Northern Kentucky University from forming a union. The Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union and NKU's Students Together Against Racism student organization are petitioning and distributing pamph...

Forensics frenzy

Robin Hampton

January 10, 2002

The word "forensics" usually brings thoughts of dead bodies, surgical gloves and police tape to mind. However, Northern Kentucky University's speech team wants to change that image. Forensics, as it relates to the speech team, is an adjective meaning relating to formal debate. And it seems that the tea...

SGA – The results are in

January 10, 2002

Stacey SuttonSenate Chris Pace159 Cheri Taylor149 Jenny Rasp148 Regina F. Nelson147 Abby Bentley145 Laura Fischer139 Mia Connor134 Eric Fegan132 Jamie Solomon124 Bryce Rhoades122 B. Mohamedali121 Tom Gilliam118 Jeff Weier118 Heather Burns117 Debbie Davis116 Judicial Council C. Robinson, Sr.189 Lind...

One man’s view from the other side of the bar

Dan Hengehold

January 10, 2002

Going out on the weekends for an all night bender is one of the few things we do well in this area. But as you're waking up around the crack of noon, wanting to shave your tongue from all the cigarettes you only smoke when you're drinking, try and think back to what happened last night. Working off and o...

Adult learners promised more attention

Susan Bartels

January 10, 2002

The call is going out to the community

Many students claim ninjas scare them

James Proffitt

January 10, 2002

Northern Kentucky University students have recently been expressing great fears concerning our campus. Many feel that it is only a matter of time before NKU will be attacked by angry ninjas who are bent on destroying the entire campus, and possibly those in it. This paranoia has come to be known as "n...

Norse Hoops

January 10, 2002

The basketball season started last Saturday with the Norse battling against UC. See the Sports Section for a preview of upcoming games, the season's new players and the men's and women's chances for championship seasons.

Team NKU lobbies for more money

Jenny Plemen

January 10, 2002

Student lobbyist are pounding the ears of state legislature members in an effort to get equal funding for Northern Kentucky University. Team NKU, first formed in 2000 during the Chris Boggs administration in the Student Government Association, has over 200 members who devote themselves to lobbying Kentucky'...

Freshman may have to live on campus

Scott Wartman

January 10, 2002

By the fall of 2003, a proposed freshmen housing policy seeks to require freshmen students whose home is outside commuting distance of Northern Kentucky University to live on campus. With this policy, the administration hopes to boost retention, said President James Votruba. Votruba asserted that stud...

Hoxworth blood drive today in UC 108

Karen Andrew

January 10, 2002

Once again, a local organization is looking for blood from the Northern Kentucky University community. The Office of Student Life will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the University Center, room 108. With the holiday season just around the corner, more blood donations are needed, said Moll...

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