The Northerner

Denman: The voice of SGA

Sarah Black

January 9, 2002


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Walk into UC 208 and you'll find Misty Denman, Student Government Association Vice President of Public Relations, working on one of her many tasks but always ready to talk to you. Denman, a junior Speech Communications major, is obtaining valuable work experience in her position, and when she graduate...

Writer’s wheelchair adventure ends in walking semi-accessible campus

Robert Ahlfeld

January 9, 2002


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To see if students with disabilities could adequately get the same education that students without disabilities could get, I decided to spend the day in a wheelchair. And boy, was I surprised. The handicap conditions here are a joke. I started out in the parking lot in front of the Baptist Student Uni...

Public misinformed about terrorism, Middle East

James W. Binney, professor of international relations

January 9, 2002


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Many times, high expectations lead to disappointment. But was it too much to expect an intelligent, academic discussion on the part of the academicians at the recent forum NKU held concerning the cataclysmic events of September 11th. It was indeed disappointing and even agonizing to sit through this tawd...

Professor responds to affirmative action article

Paul Ellis, Learning Assistance Program faculty

January 9, 2002


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In a recent Northerner, a front-page article titled "Affirmative action: Campus groups gathered in support" included these words, quoted from an attorney for the National Conference for Community and Justice: "Affirmative action is one of the tools of remedying a historical injustice." I am pro-affir...

It’s a cold, cold campus

Tarris

January 9, 2002


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Have your ever walked around campus and noticed how cold it is? I'm not talking about temperature cold, but cold in reference to the attitudes of people who move about from destination to destination. Everyone walks around with a mean-mug look on their faces, and God forbid someone attempts to speak ...

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

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