The Northerner

Delta takes flight

Susan Bartels

January 23, 2001


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Scott WartmanDelta Air Lines has closed all three of its university call centers, including its offices in the Lucas Administration Center. Around 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, NKU student employees of Delta were told they would no longer have a job. A total of 127 students were laid off from Delta's NK...

NKU woos tech firms for jobs

Scott Wartman

January 23, 2001


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If the Northern Kentucky University Foundation's plan succeeds, the Highland Heights, Ky., of the future may be full of prosperous technology companies. For the last two years, the foundation has worked with the city of Highland Heights, the city of Cold Springs, Campbell County and the Northern Kentucky ...

Stolen bookbags?

Susan Bartels

January 23, 2001


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Madonna Minter, a freshman Nursing major, catches a few zzz

Tales of Kazakstan

Jenny Plemmen

January 23, 2001


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Kazakstan was the main topic of last Wednesday's lunch seminar sponsored by the history and geography department. Dr. James Binney, professor of political science, spoke about his experience in the central Asian republics north of Afghanistan. Binney spent four years teaching American politics at the Ka...

On the road to diversity

Kelly Whitlock

January 23, 2001


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Northern Kentucky University students, faculty and staff have an opportunity to participate in a walk-a-thon designed to promote diversity in the community. On Oct. 6, the National Conference for Community and Justice is sponsoring the Walk As One Walk-A-Thon. The six mile walk will begin and end at Ye...

SGA awards the outstanding

Robin Hampton

January 23, 2001


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Cheryl RitchieThree book scholarships for the Spring 2002 semester will be awarded later this semester by the Student Government Association to students with outstanding leadership skills and community service. Each prize will consist of a $200 gift certificate for book purchases in the Northern Kentucky...

Local Chief of Police profiles racial profiling at NKU forum

W.T. Sprankles III

January 23, 2001


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On Thursday, Oct. 10, Anthany Beatty Sr., the first African-American Chief of Police of Lexington, Ky.. visited Northern Kentucky University. Chief Beatty was the guest speaker for a racial profiling forum that was hosted by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Rho Gamma chapter. Sixty-fiv...

NKU free from Anthrax threats

Rick Amburgey

January 23, 2001


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Despite multiple false alarms of anthrax in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area, Northern Kentucky University has not yet received or been informed of any terrorist threats against the university. A university statement informed students, faculty and staff of precautions to take while opening mail. Th...

Local country headliner

Rick Amburgey

January 23, 2001


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Local country music artist Todd Henry is enjoying the ride on the road to success. Henry said he has opened shows for artists like the Dixie Chicks and Mark Chesnutt. Even though he has done shows with major acts, he said he usually doesn't get to talk to them to get words of wisdom because of the a...

The price for convenience

Jason Dobbins

January 23, 2001


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They are necessities, fashion statements, symbols of power and importance. Today, more than 700 million people, or about 12 percent of the world's population uses them. Objects so tiny, they can dangle inconspicuously on a person's key chain, until they ring, that is. Cell phones have so effecti...

Departments team up in bird rescue

Susan Bartels

January 23, 2001


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Susan BartelsA rescue mission took place at Northern Kentucky University the week of Sept. 24. It didn't involve police, fire personnel or heavy equipment. What it did involve was time, nurturing and a respect for the smaller creatures of the world. In a joint effort between employees of the physical ...

Student embarrassed by the crude behavior of others

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January 23, 2001


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Dear Editor, As a freshman at NKU, I have noticed that college is different than high school. Also, I thought that college students acted more mature and respectful than high school students, but I think I realized that this was not true after the Lucy Grealy speech. I, along with other students, facult...

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