The Northerner

Parental felicity

Brandon Hill and Brandon Hill

November 5, 2009


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Joe Castelli/Web Editor-in-ChiefI never realized child rearing would include waking up several times a night. The reasons include everything from potty requests, making sure she is covered properly on cool nights or just general concerns for her welfare during the night. The job description did not inc...

Losing your love for reading?

M. Gordon Willis and M. Gordon Willis

November 3, 2009


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After doing some research online, I realized that there is a problem some college students are running into after a few semesters - there is so much reading and writing in college, that they are losing their passion for what was once a leisure activity for them. I love to read and I am finding that I ...

Roundabout users need learning curve

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby

November 3, 2009


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Charlotte Etherton/ Photo editorMany studies confirm that the roundabout is the most efficient intersection there is. Supposedly, the roundabout accomplishes minimal traffic build up, keeps traffic moving smoothly and results in the least amount of collisions per any type of intersection. From these ...

A labor of love

Brandon Hill and Brandon Hill

October 25, 2009


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Joe Castelli/Web Editor-in-ChiefI've have been at this university for almost 10 years as an undergraduate.' I have a daughter.' I have been fortunate to sit behind a multitude of lenses. Always aware of the experiences, they have given me an insight that few have been privy to. Oliver Wendell Holme...

pawtybreaks

Brandon Hill and Brandon Hill

October 25, 2009


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I never realized that child rearing would include waking up several times a night. The reasons include everything from potty requests, making sure she is covered properly on cool nights or just general concerns for her welfare during the night. The job description did not include early morning attemp...

Speak up

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby

October 25, 2009


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The Northerner is almost complete; we have news, features, opinions from staff members and we have a cool new format and lots of snazzy pictures and graphics. However, we are missing one huge component - you. The Views page of The Northerner is supposed to represent the views, opinions and concerns of...

Classroom, not babysitter

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby

October 25, 2009


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Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorNorthern Kentucky University created a new room for nursing mothers. Landrum 115 is furnished with a glider rocker, side table, and a changing table. 'The room also houses resources for breastfeeding mothers including books, magazines, brochures for breastfeeding, and early c...

College life full of growing pains

M. Gordon Willis and M. Gordon Willis

October 25, 2009


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There is much to talk about in the transition into college. Whether you are attending college right out of high school or, like myself, have been here for a few years, the transition is always a struggle. Most issues consist of having to do everything on your own. Remember in high school and throughout ...

The ultimate student job

Dan Robards and Dan Robards

October 19, 2009


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' According to the United States Department of Labor, the unemployment rate is 9.8 percent as of September.' It doesn't take a genius to figure out that this means more competition for fewer jobs.' With the job market becoming increasingly competitive, college students are at a slight downhill d...

Older, wiser and in the right place

M. Gordon Willis and M. Gordon Willis

October 13, 2009


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As a 26-year-old, first-semester freshman, I have to admit that at moments, I feel as though I am out of place. There are definitely moments of awkwardness as I am sitting in classes with people that are, on average, seven years younger than I. According to common data sets for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 sch...

Are organic vegetables better?

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby

October 13, 2009


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Cassie Graves/Staff PhotographerCassie Graves/Staff PhotographerAn apple a day keeps the doctor away. The old adage, a thing we have all heard since we were very young, is used to teach the importance of fruits and vegetables. When we are taught the saying, however, there is only one type of apple, o...

Pardon the interruption

Heather Willoughby and Heather Willoughby

October 13, 2009


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Photo Illustration by Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorWith recent outbreaks like Kanye West's at the MTV Video Music Awards and Joe Wilson's at President Obama's speech, I cannot help but wonder what is up with people nowadays. The way more and more people are coming out with ridiculously rude behavior late...

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