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Joey Trella

Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator

Joey Trella is a senior working towards a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with a double minor in communications and political science. Joey joined Northern Star in February 2022 and has had numerous positions at the star: Volunteer News Reporter, Paginator, Opinion Editor, Digital Managing Editor and now is the Marketing Team Coordinator. She is also a part of NIU's women's tennis team and is currently playing her final season. Joey also loves traveling around the world, pasta and cracking deaf jokes (she's deaf with cochlear implants).

All content by Joey Trella
A graphic shows two images of Sexiest Man Alive award winner Patrick Dempsey. Opinion Columnist Olivia Zapf interviewed students about whether they find Dempsey sexy. (Joey Trella | Northern Star)

[Photo] Street interviews: Patrick Dempsey, hot or not?

By Olivia Zapf, Assistant Opinion Editor
November 30, 2023
A microphone and a set of headphones hang among recording equipment in the Northern Star’s recording studio. Opinion Columnist Kahlil Kambui believes shorter albums are more meaningful. (Joey Trella | Northern Star)

[Photo] Long albums ruin music

By Kahlil Kambui, Opinion Columnist
November 20, 2023
 A graphic includes two people and kindness logos. Opinion Columnist Alberto Briones interviewed students about the late Matthew Perry. (Joey Trella | Northern Star)

[Photo] Matthew Perry remembered by students

By Alberto Briones, Opinion Columnist
November 16, 2023
A woman holds back her hair to reveal her cochlear implant. The Deaf community cannot claim to be inclusive unless they accept all forms of deafness or hard of hearing. (Eleanor Gentry | Northern Star)

Deaf inclusiveness needs modern day update

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator
October 11, 2023
Phi Kappa Psi fraternity tugging against Delta Chi in round one of Tugs. Phi Kappa Psi took the win on monday. (Nyla Owens | Northern Star)

IFC to kick off annual Tugs tournament

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator
April 16, 2023
Colored visualization of electron microscopy photo of the coronavirus COVID-19.

IDPH releases COVID-19 statistics

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator
August 22, 2022
It can be difficult to understand and fight against inflation. Heres a breakdown of the issue as well as resources for NIU students.

College students vs. inflation: What to know, steps to take

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator
August 20, 2022
Vendor Larsons County Market sells at the DeKalb Farmers Market every Thursday

Small businesses expand at DeKalb Farmers’ Market

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator
July 1, 2022
Tom and Jerry’s, 215 W. Lincoln Highway, is currently up for sale.

DeKalb Tom and Jerry’s building for sale

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator
June 2, 2022
The Huskie Closet offers free clothes for students. The closet is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursdays in Chick Evans Field House Room 102.

Huskie Closet offers free clothes for students

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator
May 2, 2022
Tim Thomas picks up trash at the corner before crossing with the group.

Students clean up DeKalb during NIU Cares

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator
May 1, 2022
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