The Northerner

Sunglasses more than accessory

April 28, 2003

Think of sunglasses as an indulgence that's actually good for you. A pair of shades can hide tired eyes. They can convey an air of celebrity. They can conceal expressions of disgust, or say, boredom...

Camden County College plans degree in video games

March 18, 2003

BLACKWOOD, N.J. _ Students at New Jersey's Camden County College may soon be able to get a degree in one of their favorite pastimes: video games. For more than a decade, the college _ which has campuses...

Colleges wary of policing intellectual property

March 4, 2003

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...

Bake sale’s prices based on buyers’ race

March 4, 2003

The Berkeley College Republicans held an "affirmative action" bake sale Wednesday on Sproul Plaza, charging customers different prices based on their race. A white person paid $1.50 for a chocolate chip...

People still ripping music

March 4, 2003

PHILADELPHIA- There's a revolution afoot, and if you're in doubt, go check out a typical college dorm. Almost all U.S. colleges and universities are now wired for high-speed Internet access, which means...

Black schools struggle

February 18, 2003

ARLINGTON, Texas -Rebellious bands of church leaders and social dreamers planted black colleges and universities into a nation choked with segregation and suppression in the last quarter of the 19th century....

NASA looks for cause

February 4, 2003

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. _ NASA told a nation in mourning Sunday that remains of all seven astronauts from shuttle Columbia had been recovered, and that investigators were beginning to zero in on the cause...

Degree opens doors

February 4, 2003

John Bommarito used to think he didn't need a college degree to move up in his field. A music industry entrepreneur, Bommarito, a 35-year-old Livonia, Mich., resident, has been a music buyer, a store manager...

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