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Why you should work for the Northern Star, as told by the cast of “Riverdale”

Why you should work for the Northern Star, as told by the cast of
December 18, 2017

We are a workplace where creativity and quirks are celebrated, not stifled. via GIPHYWe give you a platform to show off your many talents. via GIPHYWe have a ton of fun. No really, we do. via GIPHYProduction...

What to Get the Signs For Christmas

What to Get the Signs For Christmas
December 18, 2017

You told yourself you weren’t going to let it happen this year, and yet, here you are. Christmas is next week, and you haven’t made it through your whole Christmas shopping list. (Have you even started?)...

So… Now What?: Thoughts on Recent Sexual Assault Allegations

So... Now What?: Thoughts on Recent Sexual Assault Allegations
December 13, 2017

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re likely aware of the massive influx of sexual assault allegations that have been hitting news outlets over the course of the past month or so. As of Nov....

Keep Calm and Destress Playlist

December 12, 2017

Stressed over homework and upcoming finals? No worries. Keep calm and listen to this playlist.“Sirens” -Fleurie“Bridges” -Broods“Save Me” -Muse“Oh Melancholy Hill” -Gorillaz“Right Here”...

Things Not To Forget To Do During Finals

December 12, 2017

It’s the final countdown. Finals are here whether you like it or not, so sit down, buckle up and enjoy the ride. While cruising through this week full of stress, anxiety and tears, there are simple things...

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification Surprises

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification Surprises
December 12, 2017

The magnitude of two major countries failing to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in 2018 is historically relevant. Both the United States and Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time...

Thoughts going through your head during finals

December 12, 2017

The most stressful time of the semester: finals. When you can't quite understand what's going on or what day it is, one of these might be going through your head. Yes! School is almost over!via GIPHYThere's...

“Lady Bird” : A Film Review

December 7, 2017

People are talking about “Lady Bird," and it’s with good reason.“Lady Bird” is the first feature film independently directed by actress/writer Greta Gerwig. The story follows a teenage girl, Christine...

Don’t Miss Tomlinson’s New Defining Single

December 6, 2017

A little over a year ago, former One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson performed for the first time since the band’s hiatus with the song, “Just Hold On.”Since then, Tomlinson has released collaborations...

Coping Mechanisms for Finals

December 5, 2017

It’s the final push. The long stretch. Once your finals are over, you can finally take a deep breath and enjoy a much needed winter break. However, it’s going to take blood, sweat and tears to get...

Lies We Believed As Kids

Lies We Believed As Kids
December 5, 2017

You’ve been pranked… or you're just gullible. There are so many tales that made sense as a kid; however, since getting older we have realized the truth. While finding out Santa wasn't real, many other...

Jawuan Johnson: Player of the Week

November 29, 2017

NIU linebacker Jawuan Johnson was named Mid-American Conference West Division Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. In the team’s last game against Central Michigan, Johnson recorded...

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