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The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

Fall 2024 Staff

Olivia Zapf
Editor in Chief

Olivia Zapf

Olivia Zapf is a second-year student majoring in history and minoring in political science. Olivia joined the Northern Star in the fall of 2023 as an opinion columnist. She will graduate in May 2026 and hopes to pursue a career...

Sarah Rose
Managing Editor

Sarah Rose

Sarah Rose is the managing editor at the Northern Star. She is majoring in English and double minoring in political science and economics. Sarah enjoys thrifting, reading, and listening to music on vinyl.

Lucy Atkinson
Opinion Editor

Lucy Atkinson

Lucy Atkinson first joined the Northern Star in the fall of 2022 as an opinion columnist. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, she is a junior at NIU majoring in journalism with hopes to minor in geology. In her free time, Lucy enjoys reading,...

Gabby Crabtree
News Editor

Gabby Crabtree

Gabby Crabtree is the news editor at the Northern Star. She is a second-year student and a communication media studies major. Gabby is a percussionist, plays in NIU's Steelband and is a member of NIU Signing Huskies, an ASL...

Lucas Didier
Sports Editor

Lucas Didier

Tim Dodge
Photo Editor

Tim Dodge

Jenny Javkhlantugs
Video Editor

Jenny Javkhlantugs

Jenny Javkhlantugs is a time arts major. She has worked with the Northern Star as a videographer since the Fall 2023 semester. In between classes Jenny enjoys her free time by listening to K-pop and pop music, spending time...

Brynn Krug
Lifestyle Editor

Brynn Krug

Brynn Krug is a junior majoring in communications with minors in journalism and philosophy. She joined the Northern Star in fall 2022 and in her free time, she enjoys listening to music, watching movies and hanging out with friends.

Angel Morales
Sports Reporter

Angel Morales

Victoria Wakefield
News Reporter

Victoria Wakefield

Sofia Didenko
Lifestyle Writer

Sofia Didenko

Totus Tuus Keely
Photojournalist

Totus Tuus Keely

Katherine Follmer
Photojournalist

Katherine Follmer

Sam Dion
Photojournalist

Sam Dion

Kalin Schaefer
Sports Reporter

Kalin Schaefer

Kalin Schaefer is a sports reporter covering NIU men's soccer for the Northern Star. She is a sophomore majoring in history with a minor in dance. After graduation, she hopes to get her license to teach high school history an...

Lindsay Curtis
Lifestyle Writer

Lindsay Curtis

Jonathan Shelby
Lifestyle Writer

Jonathan Shelby

Jonathan Shelby is currently a junior with a major in journalism. He loves to think about and write stories whether they are fictional or factual. Jonathan enjoys reading books, listening to different types of music, and mindlessly ...

Devin Oommen
News Reporter

Devin Oommen

Devin Oommen is senior news reporter at the Northern Star. He is a political science major who transferred to NIU this year as a junior. Devin's hobbies include exercising, yoga, lifting weights, and HIIT workouts and hopes...

Kahlil Kambui
Senior News Reporter

Kahlil Kambui

Kahlil Kambui is a sophomore English major and Senior News Reporter for the Northern Star. He joined the Northern Star as an Opinion Columnist in the fall of 2023. Outside of the Northern Star some activities he likes to participate...

Margaret White
Copy Editor

Margaret White

Margaret White is a junior anthropology major with a minor in political science. Margaret joined the Northern Star in fall 2022. In her free time, she likes going out with friends and spending time outside.

Emily Beebe
Assistant News Editor

Emily Beebe

Emily Beebe is a junior from Lasalle, Illinois, majoring in English and double minoring in history and political science. She joined the Northern Star in February 2023 as an opinion columnist. She has the goal of being a writer...

Nanette Nkolomoni
Copy Editor

Nanette Nkolomoni

Nanette Nkolomoni is a senior majoring in political science and minoring in journalism.

Eddie Miller
Assistant Sports Editor

Eddie Miller

Joseph Segreti
Sports Reporter

Joseph Segreti

Joseph "Joey" Segreti is a sports writer for the Northern Star covering NIU track and field. He is a junior at NIU majoring in journalism and minoring in sports journalism. Before joining the Star in Fall 2022, he ran cross country...

Skyler Kisellus
Sports Reporter

Skyler Kisellus

Skyler Kisellus is a senior accountancy major and a sports reporter at the Northern Star. Once a "Florida Man" for 16 years, Skyler joined the Star in Fall 2021 as a sports reporter and became the assistant sports editor shortly...