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Deadline nears for residents

February 13, 1987

The voter registration deadline is March 9 for Dekalb County residents who want to vote in the April 7 aldermanic elections. In order to register, a resident must be 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States and have resided in their precinct for 30 days, according to Terry Desmond, Dekalb County...

Marriott violates past contracts

Pam Schmidt

February 11, 1987

If the Marriott Corporation goes through with its threat to vacate Roy Rogers on March 6, it would not be the first time the corporation violated a contract, according to Robert Fredrickson, University Food Services director. Fredrickson said a Marriott employee told him the corporation vacated Memorial ...

NIU task force holds forum on health hazards

Debra Fleischman

February 11, 1987

Tobacco smoke, asbestos, radon and other air pollutants that can pose health hazards in campus buildings will dominate discussion at NIU's first "environmental concerns" open forum next week. NIU's interest in "indoor air quality" stems from last year's findings of low levels of asbestos in the Unive...

UPs hope to receive accreditation

M. Michelle Byrne

February 11, 1987

The University Police are reorganizing their department in order to become nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The main objective of the program is to help the police departments nationwide standardize their operations, Director of Public Safety James...

JLS plans for Oral Roberts’ funeral

Lynn Hammarstrom

February 11, 1987

The "Oral Roberts Memorial Funeral Fund" has been established this month at NIU by members of The John Lennon Society, a student activist organization. The fund is based on the idea that if the T.V. evangelist dies on March 31, as he has claimed God told him he will unless he raises about eight millio...

4 groups get funds from SA

Tammy Sholer

February 11, 1987

About $3,000 was approved for 1987-88 budget requests from several SA recognized organizations at the Student Association meeting Sunday night. The first request from ALPHA: Friends of Antiquity, for $1,105.55, was approved by the SA Senate. The organization requested $166 for advertisements, $177 for ...

City plans to fix streets in Greek Row

David Johnston

February 11, 1987

The DeKalb City Council decided at their regular meeting Monday to begin accepting bids for the reconstruction of streets in Greek Row. The council directed the Engineering Division to solicit bids for the work on parts A, B and C of the plan which would involve reconstruction of Hillcrest Drive from...

Murder case will continue; lawyer absent from court

February 11, 1987

A case involving two legally blind NIU students charged with voluntary manslaughter was continued again Tuesday after the attorney for one of the defendants failed to show in DeKalb County Court. Gerardo Diaz and Peter Gogola, both 22, are charged in the July 22 shooting death of a Genoa man. DeKalb County...

Variety of employers attend fair

Louise M. Koryta

February 11, 1987

Employers and recruiters will be on campus speaking to NIU students about internships and co-op programs Wednesday at the Co-operative Education Career Fair. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., about 44 employers will be at the Duke Ellington Ballroom in the Holmes Student Center, said Virginia McKeefery-Reynolds, ...

Conference studies injuries, accidents

Tom Omiatek

February 6, 1987

In an effort to discover ways of preventing injuries that occur in public places, a conference on injury in America will be held Feb. 16-19 in Atlanta to discuss beginning research programs and centers for injury control. Tom Leamon, NIU chairman of industrial engineering, will speak on the behavioral...

Committee takes tentative vote

Pam Schmidt

February 6, 1987

The President's Fee Review Committee tentatively voted Thursday to pass the recommended $2.04 per semester fee increase for the University Health Service. All three student committee members abstained from the tentative vote to approve the proposed 11-cent increase for a chlamydia testing program. "My b...

Proposal for parking cost hike vetoed

Paul Wagner

February 6, 1987

A proposal to increase the price of parking permits by 285 percent over the next two years and change lot usage was rejected by the Campus Parking Committee Thursday. obert Bornhuetter, NIU professor of art and member of the committee, said he was concerned about where the money generated from the incr...