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Quade Evans

Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist

Quade Evans is an opinion columnist at the Northern Star. He is a sophomore at NIU majoring in English and intending to minor in marketing.

He joined the Northern Star as a lifestyle reporter in Fall 2021 and transitioned to the opinion section in Fall 2022.

Outside of the Star, Quade is on the executive boards of Black Male Initiative and the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPSI).

In his free time, Quade is an avid fan of anime and manga and enjoys reading fantasy novels and history books. He also enjoys writing poetry or script writing.

 

All content by Quade Evans
In recent years, streaming services and television channels have profited off of remaking some of the most popular shows and movies in history.

Can we please stop with the nostalgia baiting?

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
November 27, 2022
In the 2016 presidential election, voter turnout dropped to 59.6% but increased in the 2020 presidential election.

Black people need to take voting more seriously

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
November 1, 2022
Columnist Quade Evans believes the best rom com is Love Jones.

Fill in the Blank: The best rom-com is…

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
October 26, 2022
Winter is not as enjoyable as people think it is.

The worst season is… winter

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
October 17, 2022
Northern Star is located in room 130 in the Peters Campus Life building.

That Time I… joined the Northern Star

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
October 11, 2022
Being rejected can be a difficult life event to experience.

That Time I… got rejected

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
September 19, 2022
Arcane quickly became popular on Netflix and is an example of a great video game adaptation (Courtesy of Brian Cearns | Riot Games Inc)

TV review: ‘Arcane’

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
March 9, 2022
Shopping for someone who is interested in something you dont have much knowledge in can be difficult  (Madelaine Vikse | Northern Star)

5 gift ideas for anime fans

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
March 8, 2022
A pan of pizza sits at the brickhouse section in New Hall dining. Students regularly go to this section for its quick, ready-to-go options.

Top 3 dining hall meals at NIU

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
March 5, 2022
Party foods are highly debated among American culture.

Top 3 party foods

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
February 18, 2022
Rows of empty red cinema seats (Getty Images)

Film review: ‘Encanto’

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
February 18, 2022
A person flips through a paperback book. WIth all the different anime that has been aired or published, its hard not to love some of the villains.

Top 3 anime villains of all time

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
February 17, 2022
Reading and old book, opened old book with shuffling pages

Underrated novels about the Black experience

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
February 16, 2022
High angle shot of two unrecognizable women holding hands

Mental health among the Black community

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
February 14, 2022
An aerial view of the Center for Black Studies. The Center celebrated 5o years in 2021 (Zulfiqar Ahmed | Northern Star)

The importance of the Center for Black Studies

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
February 9, 2022
The Huskie Den in Holmes Student Center is reopening after being remodeled and shuttered due to COVID-19.

Activities for students to try while on campus

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
January 27, 2022
A photograph of a variety of masks intended for use against COVID-19.

Coping with COVID-19 on campus

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
January 25, 2022
A photograph of the Netflix series adaption of Cowboy Bebop on Netflix.

TV review: ‘Cowboy Bebop’

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
January 13, 2022
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion logo.

The importance of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
December 3, 2021
An aerial view of Stevenson Towers, 420 Stadium Drive W., and Grant Hall, 1250 Grant Drive N., on a clear fall night.

How to stay safe on campus

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
December 1, 2021
Basket of pumpkins, apples and corn on a harvest table.

History of Thanksgiving

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
November 25, 2021
Woman sitting on a yoga mat and meditating alone in her home.

Intro guide to meditation

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
November 18, 2021
My Hero Academia logo.

TV review: ‘My Hero Academia’ (season 5)

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
November 15, 2021
Dragon balls from the beloved Dragon Ball Z franchise.

A love letter to ‘Dragon Ball Z’

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
November 6, 2021
Jerk Fuzion Bar and Grill, 930 Pappas Drive, offers authentic Jamaican-style cuisine and a place where everyone can let their hair down.

Jerk Fuzion blends cultures with food

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
November 3, 2021
Film reel forming the romance word on white background.

Top 5 rom-coms

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
October 22, 2021
El Jimador, 260 E Lincoln Highway, will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the day of the fundraiser.

El Jimador marks first anniversary

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
October 20, 2021
TV review: Star Wars: Visions

TV review: ‘Star Wars: Visions’

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
October 11, 2021
A gothic room full of books and trinkets.

Top 5 fantasy novels

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
October 4, 2021
Lighted theater marquee at night.

Film review: ‘Dune’ (1984)

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
September 27, 2021
Open Door Coffee parks their truck for Taste of DeKalb Sunday in Frank Van Buer Plaza, 148-198 N. Second St., in downtown DeKalb.

Taste of DeKalb returns for 5th year

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist
September 22, 2021
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