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Career Services to host virtual resume writing event

Career Services to host virtual resume writing event

Northern Star Staff April 19, 2021

Dr. Edward Heard and the Career Services department will be discussing proper resume techniques and creation from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. April 20. The event is intended to be useful both for people who have not yet made a resume and for those who are updating...

Tails pet of the week: Sky

Tails pet of the week: Sky

Jack Baudoin, Reporter April 19, 2021

DeKalb – The Tails Humane Society’s Pet of the week for April 19 is a 2-year-old old large, mixed-breed dog named Sky. Sky is a very happy dog, whose tail is always wagging. She is great with all age groups and other dogs as well, in fact being...

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Safe Passage to host ‘Take Back the Night’ event

Brandon Montemayor , Contributor April 19, 2021

DeKALB — Support Sexual Assault Awareness Month with Safe Passage, DeKalb County's domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center, and their “Take Back the Night” event. Taking place from 6  to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Faranda’s parking lot,...

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Weekly Spotify playlist #8

Lifestyle staff April 18, 2021

Weekly Spotify playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5m45si6INt3sZHW0Nfdv6i?si=oqm2rYcDQUyNhS6IFi7_9Q    Jacob’s picks  BROCKHAMPTON - “COUNT ON ME”  Cannibal Corpse - “An Experiment In Homicide” Cannibal Corpse...

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Outdoor Adventures to host disc golf clinic

Brandon Montemayor , Contributor April 16, 2021

DeKALB — Outdoor Adventures will be hosting a “Disc Golf Clinic” from 9:30 to  11 a.m. Saturday, at DeKalb’s Prairie Park, 615 Ellwood Ave.  The clinic is for all ages and for people of all skill levels and will cost $5 for students and $7...

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Interesting new shows coming soon

Jack Baudoin, Reporter April 14, 2021

Some people might be beginning to feel as if there is nothing new on streaming services to entertain them on these anymore. Thankfully, there are a couple new shows to steam premiering soon that sound very entertaining. One show is called “Sasquatch,”...

Blumen Garden to host spring antique show

Blumen Garden to host spring antique show

Northern Star Staff April 13, 2021

DeKALB — The Blumen Garden, 403 Edward Street, Sycamore, is hosting “Garden Gate to Spring Antique Show.” The antique show will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 16 to 17. Visitors can purchase antiques, collectables, architecture, primitives...

Tails pet of the week: Petra

Tails pet of the week: Petra

Jack Baudoin, Reporter April 12, 2021

DeKALB – The Tails Humane Society’s Pet of the week for April 12 is a 4-year-old domestic shorthair/mix cat named Petra. Petra is a loving cat whose sweet chirps and low purrs can be heard in full effect during head rubs. This is good news, as...

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Lifestyle’s weekly Spotify playlist #7

Lifestyle staff April 11, 2021

Weekly Spotify playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5S0n5v1RwTCjsXkhFMbfy4?si=gs4m4DQxQ1-xSem4SQUrVQ    Jacob’s picks Benny The Butcher & Harry Fraud - “No Instructions”  Mortician - “House By the Cemetery / Outro”  ...

'A Day in Hell' cycling event coming to DeKalb

‘A Day in Hell’ cycling event coming to DeKalb

Brandon Montemayor , Contributor April 9, 2021

DeKALB — Time to plan a trip to Hell, with premium London cycling company Rapha, and their “A Day in Hell” event Sunday. The event is tribute to Paris-Roubaix, the iconic Northern France based cycling race which was coined as “the Hell of the...

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Art Museum to host ‘Music for Self-Care and Healing’ event

Brandon Montemayor , Contributor April 9, 2021

DeKALB — NIU’s Art Museum will be hosting the “Music for Self-Care and Healing” event as a part of their latest exhibit, “Very Well, Thank You: The Arts as a Means to Well-being” through May 15. The event will take place virtually from...

The annual WGGA Empowerment showcase begins

Northern Star Staff April 8, 2021

DEKALB -- The annual WGGA Empowerment showcase begins at 5 p.m. via the WGGA Facebook page. NIU’s art community has curated poems, songs, paintings and visual art presentations.  “It is such a fun event for WGAA to hold, especially back when we...

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