The Northerner

Defense wins games

Elaine Koenig

December 18, 2001


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Molly CorfmanThe Norse women beat Great Lakes Valley Conference team Indianapolis University Thursday night, 66-53, keeping Indy outside most of the game. When the Norse women were on their game, they were unstoppable. Indianapolis couldn't penetrate Northern Kentucky University's defense to get to th...

Men upset by unranked U. Wisconsin-Parkside

Bruce Reller, Jr.

December 18, 2001


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Molly CorfmanThe Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team struggled offensively in suffering its first loss of the season last Monday as the Norse lost on the road 67-54 at the hands of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers. "We just didn't have a good ball game," NKU head coach Ken Shields ...

Harry Potter enchants public

Robin Hampton

December 18, 2001


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"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" stormed theaters and delighted kids of all ages. Readers of the popular book series left the movie satisfied since producer Chris Columbus' ("Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Stepmom") kept the script as close to the book as possible. The movie chronicles the life of y...

State budget cuts jeopardize NKU’s financial future

Susan Bartels

December 18, 2001


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Higher education has been spared the ax so far as Kentucky legislators cut the state budget to account for revenue shortfalls, but how much longer education can survive is still in question. In a visit to Northern Kentucky University last week, James Ramsey, senior policy advisor to Gov. Paul E. Patton...

Student groups, others eye former Delta space

Scott Wartman

December 18, 2001


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What to do with the 3,200 square feet of office space vacated by Delta in October will be the focus of a sub-committee of Northern Kentucky University's Space Committee. Suggestions brought up by students and administrators for the space located at the bottom level of the University Center include: ...

LaDuke speaks of reforming public health

Jenny Plemen

December 18, 2001


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From the White Earth Reservation in northwestern Minnesota, Winona LaDuke, Ojibwe community organizer, ran for vice president of the United States in 2000 on Ralph Nader's Green Party ticket. Using analogies such as the challenges of mothers teaching children right from wrong, LaDuke spoke here last...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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