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Northern Star

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

DeKalb wildlife coexist with NIU students, providing picturesque scenes as students commute across campus.

Geese, squirrels and bugs, oh my!

Zulfiqar Ahmed, Media Editor November 18, 2021

Generations is a rock cover band that covers more than one generation, but  “the best groundbreaking music of our time.” Frontman, David Huizenga,  provides his own unique style to rock songs from across the decades.

Corn Fest 2021

Zulfiqar Ahmed, Media Editor November 18, 2021

Corn Fest returned to DeKalb this year with over 200 volunteers who worked in the extreme heat Friday through Sunday, Corn Fest chairperson Lisa Angel said. The corn boil served 8,000 ears of corn in two hours and the festival saw 85 vendors along with...

Justin Holmes, a Dekalb resident spends his evening skating in front of the Holmes Student Center on Labor Day weekend.

Huskies stay active

Zulfiqar Ahmed, Media Editor November 3, 2021

Gallery|5 Photos Zulfiqar Ahmed Luc Wornock hits a tee shot into a par 3 Sept. 6 at Erin Hills golf club during round two of the Marquette intercollegiate

Phi Kappa Psi cheers on Alpha Sigma Alpha as they hold their grip in the trenches. Alpha Sigma Alpha won against Delta Gamma on the first day of Womens Tugs.

Spotlight: Women’s Tugs 2021

Summer Fitzgerald October 23, 2021
Moments from Women's Tugs 2021.
An aerial view of Stevenson Towers, 420 Stadium Drive W., and Grant Hall, 1250 Grant Drive N., on a clear fall night.

Capturing life at NIU

Zulfiqar Ahmed, Media Editor August 23, 2021

Pictured here are gems hidden to the unnoticing eye. There are plenty of things to do like bowl at the Huskie Den and jump across to the Chessick Practice Center. From the DeKalb sunsets to the hidden sculptures, take the time to stop and capture life...

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