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Film review: ‘One Night in Miami’

Film review: 'One Night in Miami'
Parker Otto, Columnist January 22, 2021

With the lack of theaters to screen films, streaming services have been competing with each other to become the premium provider of new films. “One Night in Miami…,” the latest film to drop on Amazon...

Fill in the blank: My first week of classes were …

Northern Star Staff January 22, 2021

My first week of classes were ...   ... refreshing. Mikayla Magdziarz | Columnist It was a pleasant surprise to find both staff and students have become more comfortable and confident in the online...

2 additional students test positive for COVID-19

9 additional students test positive for COVID-19, 2 students recover
Northern Star Staff January 5, 2021

DeKALB — NIU announced Tuesday that two additional students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and no students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of...

Film review: “Sound of Metal”

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Jacob Baker, Lifestyle Editor December 13, 2020

For a film about a heavy-metal drummer, “Sound of Metal” thrives in its most quiet moments. Released theatrically on Nov. 20 and on Amazon Prime Dec. 4, “Sound of Metal” is a film that delivers...

Huskies fall behind at halftime

Northern Star File Photo of Huskie Stadium
November 4, 2020

DeKALB — The NIU football team are within striking distance of the University of Buffalo Bulls, trailing 21-16 at halftime Wednesday after allowing touchdowns on the Bulls’ first two drives. The...

Common Grounds breaks way in its mission to promote local artists of color

Art piece Michele Costa donated to Common Grounds.
Jacob Baker, Reporter October 1, 2020

DeKALB — Fiber artist and designer Michele Costa donated an art piece in the form of a multi-colored crocheted bike to the Common Grounds Coffee shop. The bike will serve as a way to attract more...

24 more students and one employee now COVID-19 positive

A wasted face mask lays in the parking lot outside of the Village Commons Bookstore in DeKalb on Friday, June 12th.
Northern Star Staff September 23, 2020

DeKALB — NIU announced Wednesday 24 more students and one more employee are now COVID-19 positive, and two additional students recover, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. This comes a day after...

DeKalb County History Center will offer their seven week genealogy class virtually

DeKalb County History Center
Jamie O'Toole, Lifestyle editor September 17, 2020

DeKALB — The DeKalb County History Center is offering their seven week Genealogy Class virtually at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday starting Sept. 22. It is open to all ages. Genealogist Julie Dresser...

Professors adapt to an online classroom

Empty classroom in Dusable
Colton Loeb, Reporter September 11, 2020

DeKALB — As the semester begins, professors are faced with a landscape unlike previous semesters. With online learning accounting for many classes, teachers like Natalie Santiago, English instructor,...

5 more students test positive for COVID-19

5 more students test positive for COVID-19
Northern Star Staff September 10, 2020

DeKALB — NIU announced Thursday five additional students have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Thursday, 122 students and one employee are currently...

7 additional students test positive for COVID-19

7 additional students test positive for COVID-19
Northern Star Staff September 2, 2020

DeKALB — NIU announced Wednesday seven additional students have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Wednesday, 39 students and two employees are currently...

11 more Huskies, another employee test positive for COVID-19

11 more Huskies, another employee test positive for COVID-19
Northern Star Staff September 1, 2020

DeKALB — NIU announced Tuesday 11 additional students and one employee have tested positive for the coronavirus; one employee has recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Tuesday,...

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