The Northerner

Fraternity events under investigation

Amanda Van Benschoten
September 30, 2003
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Tony RedellThe Student Life Office and Interfraternal Council (IFC) have begun a formal investigation into recent Tau Kappa Epsilon and Phi Kappa Tau fraternity recruitment activities that upset some students, who accused the fraternities of sponsoring activities that degraded and objectified women....

One-on-One

Elias Hajjar
September 9, 2003
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This week, Elias chats with Cross-Country runner, Greaham Niemer EH: You took second-place in the eight-kilometer race at the Chris Jones Memorial Invitational Saturday in Louisville. Why not first? GN: To be honest with you, I was surprised to even finish in second place. I really didn't know that...

Colleges wary of policing intellectual property

Knight Ridder Newspapers
March 4, 2003
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SAN JOSE, Calif.-The nation's colleges have quietly succumbed to pressure from the entertainment industry to crack down on student use of file-sharing networks to trade music and movies. But many educators are ambivalent about being forced into the role of intellectual-property police. They worry tha...

Ohio State routs Texas Tech with freshman leading charge

Marla Ridenour , Knight Ridder Newspapers and Marla Ridenour , Knight Ridder Newspapers
August 26, 2002
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COLUMBUS, Ohio _ On Tuesday, Ohio State seemed like a team in disarray. On Saturday, it looked like a juggernaut. After a tumultuous week filled with suspensions, an arrest and a starter quitting the team, the 12th-ranked Buckeyes performed almost flawlessly in their season opener in the Pigskin Clas...

Plagiarism:”American as dutch apple pie”

March 20, 2002
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I am writing in response to the Northerner article concerning new attempts to punish Plagiarism. I feel that this is totally unnecessary, and further, Plagiarism has been given a very bad rep. Plagiarism is a right of passage for young Americans in this country. Everything in our culture, from our la...

In Praise of Plagarism

noknowledgeu@nku.edu
February 22, 2002
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I am writing in response to the Northernerarticle concerning new attempts to punish plagarism. I feel that this is totally unnecessary, and further, plagarism has been given a very bad rep. Plagarism is a right of passage for young Americans in this country. Everything in our culture, from our la...

Teachers combat plagiarism with new honor code

Scott Wartman
February 19, 2002
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Some teachers at Northern Kentucky University hope to curb instances of plagiarism with a new honor code and use the Internet to catch literary thieves.The honor code is up for approval by the Board of Regents after having been passed last Spring by the Faculty Senate. The code sets guidelines for instructor...

On the road to diversity

Kelly Whitlock
January 24, 2001
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Northern Kentucky University students, faculty and staff have an opportunity to participate in a walk-a-thon designed to promote diversity in the community. On Oct. 6, the National Conference for Community and Justice is sponsoring the Walk As One Walk-A-Thon. The six mile walk will begin and end at Ye...

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