The Northerner

‘Survivor’ Tina Wesson shares experiences

Kelly Whitlock

January 30, 2001

Tina Wesson is a true Survivor. The 41-year-old nurse and mother, said her neighbors could hear her screaming when she got the call saying she would be a contestant on the popular reality-TV show, Survivor 2. Wesson appeared Sunday, Oct. 21 at Oak Hills High School in Bridgetown, to tell of her Survi...

Delta layoffs were a ‘cold slap in the face’

Rick Amburgey

January 30, 2001

Stacey SuttonNearly three weeks after the unexpected layoff of all 127 employees of the on-campus branch of Delta Airlines, students are still in shock, upset, and trying to find new jobs. Many of the former employees were extremely hurt by the way Delta's corporate office handled the situation. Cind...

N. Ky. Tech offers career alternatives

Tiffany Lewis

January 30, 2001

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

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...

The price for convenience

Jason Dobbins

January 23, 2001

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

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

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...

Multifaceted speaker will promote multiculturalism to NKU students

KAren Andrew

January 23, 2001

As Hispanic Heritage Month continues, a woman with numerous years in activism will speak at Northern Kentucky University next week. Elizabeth "Betita" Martinez is a writer, activist and teacher and speaks on racism, multiculturalism, women's and other movements. She was a participant in the Black civil rights move...

WWII POWs tell it like it was:

Rick Amburgey

January 23, 2001

Some soldiers go to war and come back heroes. Some pay the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. There are still many who serve in enemy prison camps, instead of muddy trenches. Four prisoners of war during World War II spoke Tuesday in BEP 200. Frank Bates, James Blake, Lewis Grivetti, and Louis Holger were...

Mason’s latest celebrates Ky.

Rick Amburgey

January 23, 2001

Kentucky native Bobbie Ann Mason's 2001 release, "Zigzagging Down A Wild Trail", is a collection of short stories that seems to be targeted to her regional audience. The book, which has more of a connection with natives of Kentucky and Appalachia but contains a good message that can be appreciated by all. ...

NKU alumni survive Sept.11

Holly Hayden

January 23, 2001

While America and the world watched the tragic events unfold in front of their eyes, staff members at the Cable News Network (CNN) were gathered around television sets as well. Jillian St. Charles, a Northern Kentucky University (NKU) alumna, was in a parking garage when the first plane hit. "It nev...

Letters to the Editor

January 23, 2001

Dear Editor, I was highly disappointed in your recent "news." I found the articles biased and ill-informed especially the lead article about Dr. Hewan. I found the fact that our soccer team is number one in the nation to be more newsworthy than a simple office change that happens routinely to many pr...

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