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Dear Mazzy

January 17, 2002

Dear Mazzy, My roommates are complete morons! Every time I go grocery shopping for myself, they end up eating my food without asking. They don't seem to think there's a problem with this, but I do! I wouldn't mind if they asked first or offered to replace...

Party complaints result in meeting to solve problem

By Deneen Smith | January 30, 1987

A discussion of problems linked with off-campus student parties brought NIU administrators, members of the Student Association and city of DeKalb officials together Thursday. DeKalb City Manager Mark Stevens said the meeting was a response to the growing...

Applicants set up RA interviews

By Lynn Kallal | January 29, 1987

About 38 would-be Resident Assistants attended a candidates' reception Tuesday night to meet with staff members and set up interviews on which final decisions will be based. The residence halls are in the process of choosing students to become R.A.s for...

Homosexuals confront stereotypes

By Ginger Riehle | January 29, 1987

"When people think of homosexuals, they imagine them meeting in the bathroom and having sex in two minutes. They don't exchange names and feel no emotion," said Paul Schmig, co-president of the Gay/Lesbian Union. Minority discrimination has been, and...

Cave replicates past era

By Louise M. Koryta | January 29, 1987

NIU students and faculty can return to prehistoric times and wander inside a paleolithic cave exhibit in the Anthropology Museum. Milton Deemer, anthropology instructor, built "The Oldest Masters," a cave depicting the Paleozoic era from 10,000 to 30,000...

NIU might enter ‘high tech. corridor’

By Paul Wagner | January 26, 1987

Editor's Note: This is the first of a series of articles on the "high technology corridor" which will be published in the Star periodically throughout the semester. NIU might join four other Illinois universities to provide graduate level engineering...

NIU student aims for ‘88 Olympics

By Louise M. Koryta | January 26, 1987

NIU tae kwon do instructor Mike Park might be a competitor in the 1988 Olympics—if the sport is accepted. Coincidentally, tae kwon do originated in Korea, as did Park, a 20-year-old business major and instructor of the NIU Ji-Do-Kwan-Tae Kwon Do Club....

Marriott wants to discuss Roy Rogers

By Pam Schmidt | January 26, 1987

The Marriott Corporation last week asked NIU to consider discussing the terms of their contract, which might include the closing of Roy Rogers, said William Herrmann, director of Bond Revenue Services. "The volume of people and the commission they must...

$1 million fund aids minorities

By Suzanne Tomse | January 26, 1987

Awards of up to $10,000 annually can provide financial assistance to qualified minority students of NIU's graduate school. The Illinois Consortium for Educational Opportunity Program (ICEOP) provides the awards to Illinois students from a $1 million fund...

Madigan visits NIU as part of program

By Mike Solley | January 26, 1987

Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, said NIU is "advancing very well" in the areas of education and development during a campus visit Friday. Madigan, a 15-year veteran of the Illinois General Assembly, spent...

NIU offers course on life cycles

January 26, 1987

A unique course, focusing on aging from infancy to death, is being offered for the first time this semester by NIU Professor John Stolte. "Social Structure and the Life Course," part of NIU's gerontology program, deals with all the stages encountered...

SA grants funding to NIU clubs

By Tammy Sholer | January 22, 1987

The Student Association Finance Committee approved four budget requests Tuesday night, totaling more than $3,200. The Minority Graduate Student Association's request for $1,384.55, which includes a variety of different items, was approved with a vote...