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Car Accident

Car Accident

James McCarter

October 17, 2012

A tow truck driver from Lovett’s Towing prepares to clean the road after an accident. The accident occurred on Annie Glidden Rd in between Hillcrest and Varsity. There were three cars involved two sedans and a pickup truck. Everyone involved in the collision was able to walk away from the accident....

Tom Magerl

Tom Magerl

October 15, 2012

Tom Magerl, senior nursing major: “I felt safe during Homecoming because I avoided dangerous areas and feel that I can take care of myself. There also was a pretty nice police presence on campus.” “No, I do not think the Student Association contributed much to people feeling safe because I’ve never hea...

State of the University 2012

Gavin Weaver

October 11, 2012

NIU President John G. Peters give his annual State of the University Address in Altgeld Hall Thursday afternoon.  In his speech he announced his resignation, effective in 2013, and discussed major improvements that NIU has made over the last several years.

School hosts festival to raise money

Olivia Thonsend (left)Jennifer Tsaras (center) Jenna Luetkebuenger (right) slides down a giant slide during September Fest at St. Mary’s School in DeKalb.

Maria Ahmad

September 23, 2012

St. Mary School’s September Fest celebrated its tenth annual festival this weekend with carnival rides, bake sales and more. St. Mary’s School, 210 Gurler Road, has been around for over 99 years and moved into its current location 17 years ago. September Fest is an annual school fundraiser which w...