The Northerner

Fear comes to americana

Claire Higgins

October 13, 2010


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The artificial fog, throngs of teenagers and horrifically haunted houses were in full swing Friday night at Kings Island’s annual Halloween Haunt. Every year Halloween Haunt, held at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, offers the tri-state a wicked park featuring 12 haunted houses, mazes and trails, along...

Weekly Cartoon: Oct. 13

Brittany Granville

October 13, 2010


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When to say no Comic by Brittany Granville

Authentic Mexican Food Finally Comes to N.Ky.

Brandon Barb

October 7, 2010


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What I like about Acapulco is the welcoming atmosphere and the amazing food, generally under $10. The most expensive items on the menu are the seafood, steak and fajita entrees, reaching the $20 range. But the best item on their eight-page menu is the Enchiladas Rancheras ($8.50)—a plate of thr...

Get noticed with “The Social Network”

Shawn Buckenmeyer

October 7, 2010


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How many times do you check your Facebook account a day? Do you find yourself addicted to the experience that is Facebook? With anything that becomes popular there is a darker side waiting to creep out. David Fincher’s new movie explores the dark side of Facebook and its creator in “The Social Network.” The cen...

Remember that creepy janitor?

Derick Bischoff

October 6, 2010


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Dent Schoolhouse focuses on the strange disappearance of many of the school’s students between 1942 and 1952. The story goes that people began to detect a foul odor coming from the basement of the schoolhouse. The school janitor, known as Charlie, convinced them that the smell was only backed-up pipes...

Weekly Cartoon: Oct. 6

Brittany Granville

October 6, 2010


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Welcome to Anatomy 101 Comic by Brittany Granville

Lt. Dan Choi on Love

Jesse Call

October 5, 2010


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Check out this video clip from Lt. Dan Choi's presentation to NKU students on Oct. 4, 2010. Check out the article and video story on the remarks in Wednesday's edition of The Northerner and thenortherner.com. Lt. Dan Choi on Love Lt. Dan Choi, the West Point graduate and Iraqi War veteran, was honorably...

Weekly Cartoon: Sept. 29

Brittany Granville

September 29, 2010


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It's not a cult... Comic by Brittany Granville

Raising awareness

Courtney Joyner

September 8, 2010


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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) affects as many as 40,000 infants each year. September 9 is national FASD awareness day. This date is used to remind women not to drink during the nine months of pregnancy. The first FASD awareness day was held September 9, 1999, and since then has been held annually...

Disturbing trends in campus affairs

Aaron Sprinkles

April 20, 2010


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The following is in response to the articles ‘AASA office looks to the future’ and ‘Impeachments become private’ in the April 14 issue of The Northerner, as well as in response to antecedent articles by the same: It is my purpose to address, in brief, some disturbing trends in campus affai...

I’m only worth $2.75

Vern Hockney

April 14, 2010


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The evening began innocently enough. Sitting in The Northerner's office talking to the other editors, I decided that perhaps covering the Date Night auction hosted by the coed KKPsi band fraternity would be worthwhile. Little did I know that this event would draw me in past the point of no return i...

Everybody take a ride on the bus (Editorial)

Melissa McLeod

April 14, 2010


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There are many modes of transportation available to students on Northern Kentucky University’s campus. Riding the TANK bus is one of the most convenient for many students. The bus is not only easy to ride but is also a way to relax, save a little cash and do your part to take care of our environment....

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