The Northerner

New face to fill old position

Jesse Call

November 10, 2010


Filed under News

Programming is expected to expand in the office that is responsible for supporting African-American students. Improvements in their low-retention rates at Northern Kentucky University are to be effected also as the office has welcomed a new coordinator to fill one of the two positions left vacant sin...

Norse Poll: What do you think NKU could do to make your college experience better?

Brittany Granville

November 10, 2010


Filed under Opinions, Viewpoints

Norse Poll: What do you think Northern Kentucky University could do to make your college experience better? Each week, The Northerner interviews four Northern Kentucky University students to get their perspective on an issue. Readers are encouraged to share their answer in the comments section below...

Consensus discovered during NKU political debate

Elizabeth Parsons

November 3, 2010


Filed under Campus Events, News

Democrats and Republicans came together to see the debate on Oct. 27, when the Alumni Lecture Series hosted Howard Dean and Jeb Bush in the Student Union Ballroom at Northern Kentucky University. Moderated by Clyde Gray of WCPO-TV Channel 9 News, questions arose from the audience as people wrote on ...

You don’t have to take that class

Derick Bischoff

November 3, 2010


Filed under News

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) gives students the chance to gain college credit for what they have learned in high school, internships, on-the-job training or independent study. Instead of taking a course for an entire semester, save some money and get it over in 90 minutes or less by ...

Housing experiment coming

Jesse Call

November 3, 2010


Filed under News

The housing problems that plagued Northern Kentucky University for the first few weeks of the Fall 2010 semester may repeat next fall. University officials will experiment to see if it was a fluke or a trend, Director of University Housing Pete Trentacoste reported to the Student Government Association (SG...

Weekly Cartoon: Nov. 3

Brittany Granville

November 3, 2010


Filed under Cartoons, Opinions, Viewpoints

Anybody remember what the actual issues are? Comic by Brittany Granville

SGA: No more riding dirty

Jesse Call

October 30, 2010


Filed under News

Riding dirty is the opposite idea of the Northern Kentucky University Student Government Association's newest proposed legislation set to be considered at the Nov.  1 meeting. Two freshmen senators, John Jose and Eric Pederson, have teamed together to write a resolution asking the University to encourage...

Students work for democracy

John Minor

October 27, 2010


Filed under News

DarNella Stone, a sophomore nursing major, found it interesting and wanted a way to make some extra money, so she signed up to be a poll worker for Election Day. “I have never did anything like this before but I am interested in being a poll worker because it seems like it would be an interesting exp...

‘Ridiculous’ parking changes

Jesse Call

October 27, 2010


Filed under News

Parking costs are expected to increase while on-campus parking spots decrease as Northern Kentucky University continues to try and improve transportation. Holly Little, a Student Government Association (SGA) Senator appointed to represent students on a university transportation advisory committee, revealed...

Lt. Dan Choi attempting to re-enlist

Jesse Call

October 19, 2010


Filed under News

BREAKING NEWS: Less than a month after speaking at Northern Kentucky University, Lt. Dan Choi, who was honorably discharged under the Army's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy because he publicly admitted to being gay, says he is attempting to re-enlist in the United States Army. His action comes after toda...

A ‘fundamental difference’

Jesse Call

October 13, 2010


Filed under Campus Events, News

Hundreds of supporters and students gathered at Northern Kentucky University to hear the top two candidates for U.S. Senate in Kentucky spar on the issues during a live televised debate held in Greaves Hall. Even before the debate, the otherwise quiet area around Loch Norse was filled with chanting...

SGA addresses empty seats

Jesse Call

October 13, 2010


Filed under News, Sports

A formal request by the student body to consider building a new campus recreation center has been passed and presented to the administration of Northern Kentucky University. The resolution calls on the NKU administration to conduct “a comprehensive study to be completed in regards to the expansion or ...

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