The Northerner

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Future home of Delta’s call-center in works

Susan Bartels

October 23, 2001


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The closing of the Delta call center on the Northern Kentucky University campus hit hard the 127 students who lost their jobs. Staff members of NKU were also caught off guard by the abrupt closing on Oct. 5. Citing financial difficulties brought on by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washi...

N. Ky. Tech offers career alternatives

Tiffany Lewis

January 30, 2001


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Stacey SuttonFluid Power Lab. Does that sound like a course offered on the Northern Kentucky University campus? You're right, it's not. But it's the favorite class of Scott Mullis, a freshman this year at the Northern Kentucky Technical College Highland Heights Campus. He is aiming for an Associat...

Parking decals missing

Cheryl Ritchie

January 30, 2001


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Since the beginning of the semester Department of Public Safety has cited 15 forged or altered parking permits and 12 missing or stolen parking permits have been reported. "Our cadets are out there and they are finding the forgeries left and right." Lt. Col. C. Jeff Martin, operations officer, said. Acc...

Student surveys initiate search for new head of Social Work program

Tiffany Lewis

January 30, 2001


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The results of a survey of social work students prompted Northern Kentucky University to consider starting a Master of Social Work program. At the start of the fall semester, 247 social work students at NKU took a survey to determine if there was a need for NKU to have a MSW program. The results o...

SGA Elections

Jenny Plemen(Compiled)

January 30, 2001


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Fall elections for the Student Government Association senators and justices will take place Nov. 7 and 8. Qualifications and statements follow for the 26 students who filed for candidacy. Senate Candidates: Abby Bentley: Freshman, Elementary Education. Campus Involvement: Delta Zeta. "I feel that I ...

Martinez: Fight sexism, racism in America

Karen Andrew

January 30, 2001


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Stacey SuttonElizabeth "Betita" Martinez' day of awakening occurred when she was very young. In her Oct. 17 speech at Northern Kentucky University, Martinez described an experience which may have been the catalyst for her lifelong work as an activist for equal rights. When she was a child, Martinez a...

New chef freshens campus soup

Robin Hampton

January 30, 2001


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Scott WartmanWith a ladle as his scepter and a ball cap as his crown, Northern Kentucky University's new chef reigns "soup"reme in the cafeteria. Mark Schiffmeyer has managed the University Center kitchen for less than a month, but students and faculty have taken notice. The potato soup is awesome, Ja...

Introducing the last soap-box hour

Robin Hampton and Elizabeth Keer

January 30, 2001


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If your days were numbered, and you had only one chance left to speak your mind, what would you say? The Last Lecture Series gives speakers a forum to give their final thoughts on the subject of their choice, according to Leigh Ann Schroeder, Last Lecture Series chair. "We thought it was a cool idea to...

A life less than ordinary … now

Cheryl Ritchie

January 30, 2001


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Why is everyone jumping to conclusions???? I know that our country is in a state of caution. But take a hard look at what is going on around you. Listen to what the news keeps telling us. Observe how your friends, family, and you are acting. Are you living your life the same way as you were before Se...

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