Northern Star

Kierra Frazier

Jan 25, 2021
SGA Senate discusses electoral district reform plan (Story)
Jan 22, 2021
City Council to vote on ComEd substation for Facebook data center (Story)
Jan 21, 2021
University to conduct review of Blackboard Learn (Story)
Jan 19, 2021
DeKalb moves into Tier 1, allows for limited indoor dining (Story)
Jan 15, 2021
Pritzker moves Region 1 to Tier 2 COVID-19 restrictions (Story)
Jan 14, 2021
Convocation Center to be used as vaccination site (Story)
Jan 13, 2021
City Council debates special-use permit for parking lot (Story)
Jan 12, 2021
Smith addresses COVID-19, social justice in State of the City (Story)
Jan 09, 2021
City Council to vote on CARES Act funding allocation (Story/Media)
Jan 06, 2021
University professors, mayor react to US Capitol breach (Story)
Jan 06, 2021
First-year students reflect on fall semester amid COVID-19 (Story)
Dec 29, 2020
DeKalb County receives first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine (Story)
Dec 29, 2020
City Council approves firefighter union contract (Story)
Dec 27, 2020
City Council to discuss new firefighter union contract (Story)
Dec 16, 2020
City manager announces citizen-led search committee for new police chief (Story)
Dec 15, 2020
City Council approves special service area for Hunter Ridgebrook Properties (Story)
Dec 13, 2020
City Council to discuss construction of local transit center (Story)
Dec 12, 2020
Board of Trustees approves $1.2 million for COVID-19 testing costs (Story)
Dec 11, 2020
Beverly Henry named interim dean of College of Health and Human Sciences (Story)
Dec 11, 2020
Board of Trustees approves 2% increase to room and board fees (Story/Media)
Dec 09, 2020
Colleagues remember late professor Charles Larson (Story)
Dec 03, 2020
Voluntary retirement program sees 96 employees, tenured faculty take advantage (Story/Media)
Nov 30, 2020
DeKalb City Hall closes to the public (Story)
Nov 30, 2020
NIU braces for possible $37.7 million deficit for FY21 (Story/Media)
Nov 27, 2020
NIU uses excess federal funding for COVID-19 expenses (Story)
Nov 25, 2020
‘Building new beginnings’: Demolition starts on Safe Passage’s new home (Story)
Nov 25, 2020
Edgebrook Manor Apartments to be demolished (Story)
Nov 24, 2020
Council approves FY21 budget on first reading (Story)
Nov 23, 2020
SGA Senate rejects Verlinsky as election commissioner (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
Freeman reflects on fall semester during university address (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
Proposed FY21 city budget balanced, city staff sees decrease (Story/Media)
Nov 17, 2020
Pritzker announces statewide COVID-19 restrictions (Story)
Nov 14, 2020
NIU advises students to prioritize their health following Chicago’s stay-at-home advisory (Story)
Nov 13, 2020
DeKalb County sees increase in voter turnout (Story/Media)
Nov 13, 2020
Board of Trustees approves Freeman’s FY21 goals (Story)
Nov 11, 2020
Human Relations Commission discusses reorganization of police department (Story)
Nov 11, 2020
Officer involved in August 2019 excessive force arrest resigns (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
Students react to 2020 election results (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
City Council approves annual transit service costs (Story/Media)
Nov 04, 2020
Illinois ‘fair tax’ amendment headed for rejection (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
Hopkins Park sees steady stream of voters (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
Voters make their voices heard at alumni center (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
SGA Senate approves senator-at-large (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
NAACP, BSU discuss 2020 election (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Turning Point USA: ‘We’re going to stand for what we believe in’ (Story)
Oct 27, 2020
Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center still open on Election Day (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Campus Cinema building demolished after years of vacancy (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Pritzker announces tougher restrictions for Region 1 (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
County health department reports 76 complaints on 37 bars and restaurants (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
Masks not required to vote on campus despite university requirement (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
Students voice concerns about SGA vice president (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
Today is the last day to complete the 2020 Census (Story)
Oct 13, 2020
City Council discusses salary decreases for elected officials (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
SGA Senate appoints senator, approves student organization (Story)
Oct 09, 2020
Council to hold public hearing on special service area Monday (Story)
Oct 09, 2020
Tavern on Lincoln temporarily closes following COVID-19 restrictions (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
3 more businesses join lawsuit against Pritzker over indoor dining restrictions (Story)
Oct 06, 2020
Attorney general rules NIU Foundation must respond to FOIA requests (Story)
Oct 05, 2020
DeKalb County businesses sue Pritzker over indoor dining restrictions (Story)
Sep 29, 2020
City passes ordinance to reduce general fund debt (Story)
Sep 29, 2020
Election: How to vote in DeKalb (Story)
Sep 29, 2020
Alderperson to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure (Story)
Sep 15, 2020
Council talks new provisions including body cams, paratransit, backyard chickens (Story)
Sep 15, 2020
City approves fine for residents not complying with social distancing, mask wearing (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
Center for Black Studies appoints director (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Petition calls for diverse faculty, student safety (Story)
Aug 25, 2020
City debates backyard chickens referendum (Story)
Aug 25, 2020
City, university leaders meet to discuss COVID-19 prevention (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Huskie Link transitions platform (Story)
Jul 28, 2020
Alderperson urges DeKalb residents to wear masks (Story)
Jul 28, 2020
Local artists to paint mural, church to be relocated (Story)
Jul 24, 2020
Pritzker announces state mitigation plan (Story)
Jul 17, 2020
One dead in July 12 shooting (Story)
Jul 17, 2020
Three DeKalb residents charged with first-degree murder for July 4 shooting (Story)
Jul 17, 2020
DeKalb businesses adjust to Phase 4 (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
DeKalb Police Department to adapt policy reforms, budget unchanged (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
Officer involved in August excessive force arrest to remain on police department (Story)
Jul 10, 2020
NIU community navigates ICE policy (Story)
Jul 01, 2020
State enters Phase 4 of reopening plan (Story)
Jun 28, 2020
DeKalb Joint Review Board discusses audit (Story)
Jun 28, 2020
Coronavirus’s impact on fall enrollment ‘completely unknown’ (Story)
Jun 23, 2020
City Council responds to demands (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
Vote-by-mail expands, election day now state holiday (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
DeKalb community members discuss police reform (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Redel becomes interim police chief (Story)
Jun 01, 2020
DeKalb community protests police brutality (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Campus counseling provides telehealth services to students (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Next SGA president elected: Antonio Johnson (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Pritzker to extend stay-at-home order, reopen state parks (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Ventus Tech Services plans to bring 50 high-paying jobs to DeKalb (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Empty O’Leary’s location moves closer to becoming Mexican restaurant (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
University to hold mental health STEM Café (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Students share experiences on campus during pandemic (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
Census Day: How students should fill out the census (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
Census will still count students as part of DeKalb community (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Council to vote on temporary carry-out liquor license (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
Students must confirm their plans to remain in or leave on-campus housing (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
Local elected officials run unopposed in primaries (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
City to consider temporary to-go liquor licenses to provide relief to business owners (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Mayor addresses coronavirus outbreak (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Council approves police wage increase (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
O’Leary’s Irish Pub to become Mexican restaurant (Story)
Mar 01, 2020
University to hire dean (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Concerns raised over ‘Police-to-Citizen’ website (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Consideration to allow minors into bars loses support (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Police to demonstrate community communication software (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Sgt. Weese suspended for choking McDowell (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
Hookah bar to allow pot (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
City council accepts grant to include hard-to-count populations in the 2020 Census (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Mayor Jerry Smith calls Ferrara distribution center ‘catalyst’ for DeKalb (Story)
Jan 31, 2020
Huskie Safe Line may be integrated into city transport, open to all residents (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
City Council votes to improve roads with service tax (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Church community seeks justice from city (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Huskie Safe Line (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
mitchell (Story)
Jan 25, 2020
DeKalb 18-year-old charged with murder after Thursday night shooting (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Census committee hopes to include difficult-to-count populations (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Petragallo withdraws from police chief consideration (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
Liquor-related proposals could change nightlife (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
City considers use of TIF funds (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
Smith addresses city projects (Story)
Jan 12, 2020
Life of late staffer remembered (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
Alleged rapist seeks new sentence (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
University to draft campus improvement, green space plan (Story)
Dec 01, 2019
Police to work on racial sensitivity (Story)
Nov 27, 2019
City to tax recreational marijuana at 3% (Story)
Nov 27, 2019
City budget gets push back from clerk (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Farmers struggle with this year’s harvest (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
City revenue increases, council discusses budget (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
Trustee aims to support students (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Mayor addresses demand laid out by protestors (Story)
Nov 10, 2019
Mayor fills fourth ward alderperson position (Story)
Nov 10, 2019
NAACP organizes march to police headquarters (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
NAACP NIU to hold rally, march to protest police department (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
What’s the best cup of coffee on campus? (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Distribution center could bring 1000 jobs to DeKalb area by 2020 (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
City drafts FY2020 budget (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
City police form Community Relations Team (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
RAMP to host Special Education Training 101 (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Faculty union ratifies agreement, waits for board’s vote (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
City Clerk refuses to comply with ordinance (Story)
Oct 13, 2019
Police Chief position will be filled (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Student Association recognizes Ombuds Day (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
City council reappraises City Clerk position (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Treasurer gives first report, senate fills more seats (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Tenant association hosts renters’ rights workshop (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
SA fills supreme court, senator posts (Story)
Sep 22, 2019
Faculty union, NIU reach tentative agreement (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Policy library provides direct feedback opportunity (Story)
Sep 15, 2019
Police plan to host website portal for arrest statistics (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Poverty simulation aims to increase empathy for families (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Representative Underwood talks gun control, healthcare at town hall (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
City of DeKalb acts on tenant association concerns (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Video shows DeKalb police officer choking, tasing man (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
University plans to diversify vendors (Story)
Aug 23, 2019
SA gets prepared for the fall semester (Story)
Aug 23, 2019
SA can give students life skills (Story)
May 13, 2019
Foundation succeeds with Day of Giving event (Story)
May 08, 2019
Day of Giving event to raise Foundation funds (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
SA Senate urges administration to move DRC (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
President-elect Naomi Bolden discusses SA plans (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Scholarship honors lives (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Opinion filed, SA not told (Story)
Apr 14, 2019
Annual Pride Dinner honors and awards LGBTQ+ advocates (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Police report crime drop (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
DREAM Action NIU hosts sixth annual Coming out of the Shadows (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Senate pushes for change in SA (Story)
Apr 08, 2019
Author tackles education (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Low turnout at president event (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
Pritzker plans to allocate additional $50M to MAP grant funding (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
SA to hold special election Friday (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
SA elects 51st session speaker of the senate (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Senate accuses Cross of misappropriating 3.5K, debates censuring three SA position holders (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Q & A with candidates for executive branch positions (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
SA hopes to double voter turnout in upcoming elections (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
Wired Nutrition opens to encourage fitness (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
Swap Don’t Shop encourages second-hand clothing (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Egyptian Theatre renovations see postponement to achieve compromise (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
DeKalb fireman retires after 29 years of service (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Community gathers to honor Wehner and Parks (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Mystery comment leaves Cross upset, possible conflict between student leaders (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Barsema’s Closet to take students from class to classy (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
SA sees budget reduction in reflection of declining enrollment (Story)
Feb 10, 2019
Alumnus becomes first African-American officer promoted to sergeant in DeKalb (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
SA thanks Wang for her contributions to Senate (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
Coleman steps down from Board of Trustees after years of service to NIU (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
Barsema takes over as chairperson for the Board of Trustees (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
City Council discusses laying off city employees to address budget imbalances (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
SA looks forward to revise Election Policy before spring elections (Story)
Jan 21, 2019
SA Senate votes to appoint spring Board of Elections (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
Council approves settlement with Talkington (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Asian American Resource Center hosts long-awaited grand opening of new location (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Faculty Senate touch on current topics, including student health insurance change (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Freeman and SA President get to know student needs (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Holmes Student Center Renovations move along with set timeline (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
The Center for Black Studies discusses culturally appropriate Halloween costumes (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Students use Beyoncé to encourage freedom (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities discuss the importance of people-first language (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Women discuss common challenges during ‘Girl Talk’ (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Autism Caregiver Group hosts first bike workshop featuring adaptable bikes (Story)
Oct 07, 2018
Diversity Reverse Career Fair offers potential job opportunities (Story)