The Northerner

Departments team up in bird rescue

Susan Bartels

January 24, 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


January 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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...

Lady Norse chalk up two more

Shelly Kuntz

January 24, 2001

After adding two more wins to the women's soccer team's record, the lady Norse still remain No. 1 in the NCAA Division II national poll. The lady Norse defeated Southern Indiana University Edwardsville Friday, Oct. 12 at Town and Country in Wilder. The Norse won 4-0 unlike last year when they tied ...

Terrorist attacks affect game plans for Norse runners

Shelly Kunz

January 24, 2001

As the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks continue to affect the United States, they also took their toll on the Northern Kentucky University's cross-country team. The team was scheduled to race in the Bronx, New York City. on Saturday Sept. 22. Even though the race remained scheduled, NKU's runners were unab...

Students, faculty and alumni compete in intramural sports

Elaine Koenig

January 24, 2001

There's no truth to the rumor that there's nothing to do on the Northern Kentucky University campus, at least according to Dan Henry. "One of my biggest pet peeves is when students complain there is nothing to do," said Henry, program manager for campus recreation and also in charge of intramural sports on...

Female Athlete of the Week

Elias Hajjar

January 24, 2001

Northern Kentucky University's Betsy Moore, a senior from Cincinnati, is the Northerner Female Athlete of the Week. Moore, a forward on the women's soccer team, led the Norse with a goal and assist in the 3-0 win over UW-Parkside and four assists in the 8-0 win over Lewis. "Betsy is an All-American and...

Golf teams stay on the fairway at GLVC Championship

Bruce Reller Jr.

January 24, 2001

Northern Kentucky University men's and women's golf teams had impressive showings at the recent Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships. Led by Brandon Brown's round of 71 and a three round total of 220, the Norse men finished tied for first with Indianapolis out of the 10-team field. Brown's 7...

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