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BP gas station located on West Lincoln Highway in DeKalb. The gas is priced at $4.14 per gallon. (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

Weekly Gas Update: Oct. 3

By Kalesia Williams, Sports Reporter | October 3, 2022

DeKalb – Gas prices have risen in the last week after reaching record lows during September, according to GasBuddy. According to GasBuddy price reports, the average gas price in Illinois rose to 22.2 cents per gallon last week, averaging $4.14 per...

2021 was the year of Huskie Football. We took home the MAC 2021 Championship trophy after snatching a 41-23 victory over Kent State.

‘Bigger and better’: NIU kicks off 115th homecoming

By Zachary Bertram, News Reporter | October 2, 2022

NIU’s 115th annual homecoming is here! Homecoming will take place Monday through Sunday. The homecoming football game takes place at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 vs. Tulsa. In addition to the game, there are tons of events and activities for students to watch...

Ellingtons is a new restaurant run by students studying in the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Fine dining comes to NIU at Ellington’s

By Kaitlyn Lee-Gordon, News Reporter | October 2, 2022

DeKALB – Ellington’s is a new student operated restaurant that has recently opened on the main floor of the Holmes Student Center. Ellington’s offers new lunches every Tuesday in the month of October from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. With buffet style dining...

Two seats open for election on DeKalb Park Board

Two seats open for election on DeKalb Park Board

By Ethan Gonzales, Assistant Sports Editor | September 30, 2022

DeKALB – Two positions for the DeKalb Park Board have opened up for the consolidated election set to occur on April 4, 2023. The positions will be filled by the County Clerk’s Election Division and each will serve a four-year term when elected. Petition...

E.B.O.N.Y. Women is a group on campus, founded in 2001, that aims to support, uplift and unify women on campus.

‘E.B.O.N.Y. Women’ focuses on self-love

By Nyah Nowakowski, News Reporter | September 29, 2022

Everyone is aware of how challenging it can be to simply love themself in a world where the media repeatedly makes it challenging for us to do so.  The student organization E.B.O.N.Y. Women is a group on campus, founded in 2001, that aims to support,...

The newest update to the student code of conduct was discussed on Wednesday by the faculty senate.

New student code of conduct discussed at Faculty Senate Meeting

By Evan Mellon, News Reporter | September 29, 2022

The new NIU student code of conduct was discussed during the Faculty Senate meeting on Wednesday.  The new student code of conduct, which has been worked on and refined since last year, has been adopted by the Office of Student Conduct as of Aug....

The booster clinic will be held at the NIU Convocation Center.

COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic to be held at the NIU Convocation Center

By Eddie Drinkwine, News Reporter | September 29, 2022

DeKALB — The DeKalb County Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic from noon to 3 p.m. on Friday at the NIU Convocation Center. Those who would like to receive a booster vaccine must wait the appropriate amount of time before...

Police cars with their lights on.

Sycamore Police: Motorcyclist killed in automobile accident

By Carlos Finney Jr., Sports Reporter | September 28, 2022

SYCAMORE – On Monday, an accident between a motorcycle and an automobile left one person deceased at the intersection of DeKalb Avenue and Mercantile Drive. Sycamore Police and Fire departments responded to the incident around 4:36 p.m. Monday. There...

DeKalb Park District is hosting a Halloween house decorating contest.

DeKalb Park District to host Halloween house decorating contest

By DeOndre Saunders, Sports Reporter | September 28, 2022

DeKALB – Get ready to design your house as frightening as possible because the third annual DeKalb Halloween House Decorating Contest is here! Prizes will be awarded for the Best Overall Theme, Best Special effects, Scariest, and People’s Choice....

Fanny Ruth Patterson (left), NIUs first African American graduate, to be commemorated with the Fanny Ruth Patterson Complex (right).

Behind New Hall’s new name: Fanny Ruth Patterson Complex

By Eddie Drinkwine, News Reporter | September 27, 2022

DeKALB – On Oct. 7, the NIU community will hold a ceremony in honor of New Hall being renamed the Fanny Ruth Patterson Complex, which will contain Patterson Hall East and Patterson Hall West. The change is being made to honor Fanny Ruth Patterson,...

Pumpkin is a black, mixed breed dog that is almost two years old. (Courtesy of Tails Humane Society).

Tails Pet of the Week: Pumpkin

By Sarah Rose, Lifestyle Writer | September 27, 2022

DeKALB – The Tails Humane Society pet of the week is Pumpkin. Pumpkin is a black, mixed breed dog that is almost two years old.  After arriving at Tails earlier this year in rough shape, Pumpkin is now healthy enough to be adopted into a tender,...

The Shell gas station located on West Lincoln Highway in DeKalb. The gas is priced at 3.89/gal (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

Weekly Gas Update: Sept. 26

By Caleb Johnson, Lifestyle Writer | September 26, 2022

In the past week, gas prices have gotten more expensive, having risen 2.1 cents per gallon in Illinois, according to GasBuddy. GasBuddy reported cheapest gas in Illinois on Sept. 25 was $3.32 per gallon and the most expensive was $5.87 per gallon. The...

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