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Civil Rights Educator Still going strong

Civil Rights Educator Still going strong

Darren Jones, Contributing writer February 29, 2012

In the shelves of Steely Library at Northern Kentucky University is a recording of Patricia Humphries-Fann’s performance of “The Ghost of Harriet Tubman.” A lifelong Northern Kentuckian, Fann has...

Man freed from death row gives account of his 17 years in ‘hell’

Jesse Call April 6, 2011

For 17 years, three months and one day, Juan Melendez fought the demons telling him to take his own life. Condemned to be put to death in Florida for a crime he says he did not commit, he was tormented...

Crime not caught on cameras

Jesse Call February 23, 2011

A review of security cameras at Northern Kentucky University has yielded nothing to assist police investigators in learning more about a student-reported attack. There is no video footage of the area where...

Editorial: AASA should push play

Jesse Call February 16, 2011

If you keep a movie paused long enough then the image on the screen ends up being there forever. When you finally come back and push play, you might find that the image has permanently burned in and all...

SGA targets several new projects

Matt Brewer February 9, 2011

Life around campus could soon be changing for students. The Student Government Association addressed a full agenda at their last meeting that, if passed, would change several things on the campus of...

University considers speech restrictions

Jesse Call February 3, 2011

Controversy has occasionally visited the Northern Kentucky University campus when uninvited speakers planted themselves somewhere on the university plaza and spouted off their ideas. Students have shouted...

Professor’s art sparks controversy

Cassie Stone February 3, 2011

Burning crosses. A hangman’s noose. Hate. Fear. Images of white robes with pointed hoods evoke a myriad of images and emotions. An art display featuring an image of a Ku Klux Klan member is raising...

Staff Editorial: Proposed Speech Policy Goes Too Far

Staff Editorial February 3, 2011

They’re annoying. They yell at you. They pass out the same green bible to you each and every time. They tell you that you are sinful and will burn in hell forever. Sometimes they do not even make sense...

Black History Month features full sleight of free events

Chuck Heffner February 2, 2011

The Northern Kentucky University Office of African-American Student Affairs has organized a full sleight of free events to entertain and educate the campus about African-Americans for Black History Month...

Students of Concern: Who’s Really Sitting Next to You?

Jesse Call January 26, 2011

For five years, he was just another student who blended in on campus. From his appearance, there was really nothing to indicate he could present a danger. However, Jared Loughner slowly caught the eye...

SGA doesn’t want to hear it

Jesse Call January 26, 2011

Some student leaders are done with being told they are going to hell. Emotions were stirred up when members of the Student Government Association were asked to address a proposed university policy aimed...

“To Kill a Mockingbird” to debut at NKU

Claire Higgins December 1, 2010

It’s a story most people have read in the classroom or watched in black and white on television — a timeless classic that sails through generation after generation, challenging the battle between good...

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