Northern Star

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...