The Northerner

Ways to save money

Brandon Barb, Brandon Barb, and Brandon Barb

March 3, 2009


Filed under Opinions

So the recession is hitting closer to home with each passing day. People losing their jobs, prices skyrocketing, businesses going under and nothing better upon the horizon. The economy hasn't been this bad since The Great Depression. And in many ways it looks like our country is heading down that roa...

Out of Bounds: The summit, part deux

Will Chambers, Will Chambers, and Will Chambers

March 2, 2009


Filed under Opinions, Sports

Last week I started imagining who the real 'legends' of Cincinnati sports folklore would be.' If there were to be a monument modeled after Mt. Rushmore of Cincinnati sports heroes, who would they be?' Last week I uncovered two: Oscar Robertson and Pete Rose. Here are the next two.' Not one citi...

Letters becoming scarce

Brandon Barb, Brandon Barb, Brandon Barb, Brandon Barb, Brandon Barb, and Brandon Barb

February 23, 2009


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Don't like how Greek life was portrayed in an issue? Concerned about your credit hours? Do you think my latest editorial is awesome or down right horrible? There is a simple way to get your opinion heard round campus. That way is to write in to The Northerner and be seen on the Viewpoints page. Take 10 ...

No job for a high school dropout

Robert Balfanz and John Bridgeland, of John Hopkins University and Civic Enterprises, Robert Balfanz and John Bridgeland, of John Hopkins University and Civic Enterprises, and Robert Balfanz and John Bridgeland, of John Hopkins University and Civic Enterprises

February 23, 2009


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Good news is rare. Foreclosures, a credit crunch, and unemployment have sent ripples' through the economy. Youth unemployment is approaching levels seen during the Great Depression. The nation could use a ray of hope and progress is being made on one issue that deepens unemployment and poverty, the hi...

Campus Climate

Jennifer Lantz

January 28, 2009


Filed under Opinions, Viewpoints

Jan. 20, 2009 rang in a new era for history.' The United States of America has elected an African-American for President for the first time after centuries of segregation and oppression.' Could this truly be the end of fascism?' We can only hope.' Will this new beginning bring about a change in our...

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