The Northerner

‘Survivor’ Tina Wesson shares experiences

Kelly Whitlock

January 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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...

Student surveys initiate search for new head of Social Work program

Tiffany Lewis

January 31, 2001

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 31, 2001

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 31, 2001

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 31, 2001

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 31, 2001

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 31, 2001

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...

I’ll have one zombie invasion please!!!

Scott Wartman

January 31, 2001

I wish zombies were real. If the walking undead rose from their moldy, putrid tombs, then all my other problems in life would seem insignificant. Think about it. If a horde of zombies encircle my home bent on devouring me from limb to limb, I would no longer have to worry about that damn research pa...

Norse men on winning streak in GLVC

Bruce Reller Jr.

January 31, 2001

Molly CorfmanThings are looking up for the Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team after its current three-game winning streak. Because of that streak, the Norse have clinched fourth place in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and home-field advantage in the first round of the tournament, which starts ...

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