Northern Star

Northern Star Editorial Board

Jan 14, 2021
Editorial: MAP grant funding should remain priority (Story)
Nov 24, 2020
Editorial: Students should get tested before returning to campus (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
Editorial: DeKalb Police Department must condemn excessive use of force (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
Editorial: Vote yes for the ‘fair tax’ amendment (Story)
Oct 07, 2020
Editorial: Anyone can, should file FOIA requests to keep university accountable (Story)
Aug 10, 2020
Editorial: Respect COVID-19 guidelines and concerns of fellow Huskies (Story)
Jun 09, 2020
Editorial: Our commitment to amplifying black voices (Story)
May 05, 2020
A message to graduating seniors (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
President Freeman’s temporary powers are limited but still important (Story)
Mar 24, 2020
Our community can remain positive despite pandemic crisis (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Student positions remain unfilled (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Union members work towards better teaching conditions (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Student-athletes bill needs to pass in Illinois (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
FAFSA process needs reform (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Freeman connects to student body (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Editorials convey important ideas (Story)
May 06, 2019
Star editors say goodbye (Story)
May 02, 2019
University should proceed carefully (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
Fill In the Blank: My unconventional study habit is … (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
UK censorship laws alter free speech (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Space exploration betters humanity (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Chicago mayoral election signifies diversity (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Student body must vote in SA elections (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Internet culture harbors violent behavior (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
University shows care after tragedy (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Students struggle daily to find parking (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Editorial Board has hopes the administration will hold true to their promises (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Hammock is an exemplary choice (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Editorial Board supports Wiley partnership to boost enrollment (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
University did its due-diligence with Northwestern Medicine partnership (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Fill in the Blank: Huskie football this season was… (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Open Letter to News Consumers (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Coach contract process flawed (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
Buy back process irresponsible (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
Government officials should reflect the US demographic (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Kavanaugh’s appointment instigates rape culture (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Students should support Violence Against Women Act reauthorization (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
Students must remain hopeful for Freeman’s presidency (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Northern Star pledges commitment to excellence (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
#SaveStudentNewsrooms: Don’t let our Star fade (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Social media users need to be cautious (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
Gun violence creates distrust (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
‘Watch list’ response subpar (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Editorial Board reaffirms policy (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
Website revamp brings new culture (Story)
Dec 11, 2017
Granted fee will save student newspaper (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
Alcohol in Huskies Den brings opportunities (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Police deserve student gratitude (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Students deserve transparency in required fees (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
We need more than “me too” (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
Students are not to blame for recent gun violence (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
EDITORIAL | Athletes have full right to exercise freedom of speech (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Finding a right fit takes time (Story)
Sep 07, 2017
EDITORIAL | Emojis will not save enrollment (Story)
Jun 19, 2017
Cutting ties comes at a cost: Severance packages must be reevaluated (Story)
May 08, 2017
President Baker in review (Story)
Apr 27, 2017
School of Music restricts non-majors (Story)
Apr 20, 2017
Cannabis can mean revenue (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
PepsiCo Inc. needs to vet marketing (Story)
Apr 06, 2017
All-gender bathrooms should have been on NIU’s mind a while ago (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
NIU must re-evaluate safety bulletin system (Story)
Mar 23, 2017
Disney adds more depth to characters (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Labels do not make a haven (Story)
Feb 02, 2017
General fee distribution needs more transparency (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Lowered fines are helpful (Story)
Jan 19, 2017
Title IX module confuses students (Story)
Dec 01, 2016
Evaluations garner more responses in class (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
Local shops stay closed Thursday (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
The Northern Star rejects Trump for presidency (Story)
Oct 24, 2016
Costumes could be offensive (Story)
Oct 20, 2016
Opinion: Clown costumes may scare public (Story)
Oct 13, 2016
Cops need to target prevention (Story)
Oct 11, 2016
Work-hour cap limits students (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
NIU eases transfer of class credit (Story)
Sep 15, 2016
NIU not to blame for enrollment decrease (Story)
Sep 08, 2016
Students blindsided by lack of print quota (Story)
Aug 29, 2016
Parking permit prices need equal treatment (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
Senators’ resignation may make SA weaker (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
Editorial: NIU should set a plan of options for students with MAP grants (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
Editorial: NIU must improve current FOIA system, website (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
FOIA office must improve website (Story)
Mar 27, 2016
SA candidates should communicate better (Story)
Mar 21, 2016
NIU must promote to faculty, students (Story)
Mar 21, 2016
NIU must promote (Story)
Mar 07, 2016
Students should vote early before leaving for spring break (Story)
Feb 25, 2016
NIU needs detailed MAP grant plan (Story)
Feb 15, 2016
Mission 6 86-student reward too expensive (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
Mission 6 initiative misleading to students (Story)
Feb 04, 2016
SA needs to prep new trustee (Story)
Jan 25, 2016
SA positions require time commitment (Story)
Nov 30, 2015
Legislators, Rauner must compromise (Story)
Nov 23, 2015
Closed SA vote shows lack of transparency (Story)
Oct 15, 2015
Editorial: Students should speak up at SA rally (Story)
Oct 12, 2015
Students didn’t ask for Huskie Pups (Story)
Oct 05, 2015
Students, SA can increase voter turnout for election (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
Safety Bulletins send wrong message (Story)
Aug 26, 2015
MAP Grant credit good move for NIU (Story)
Apr 20, 2015
SA Supreme Court must release opinions on election hearings (Story)
Apr 20, 2015
DeKalb rushes to help after tornado (Story)
Apr 15, 2015
SA needs to promote It’s On Us campaign (Story)
Apr 12, 2015
Lupstein ticket needs to earn students’ trust (Story)
Apr 08, 2015
Star empowers all to tell their stories (Story)
Apr 05, 2015
Officials should speak to press (Story)
Apr 05, 2015
Walters helpful, but a waste of NIU money (Story)
Apr 02, 2015
5 things to learn from the Student Association executive election (Story)
Mar 29, 2015
Editorials start discussion, are key part of journalism (Story)
Mar 29, 2015
Wait for SA election results, don’t bicker on social media (Story)
Mar 26, 2015
We will not be silenced: Lupstein accusations amount to attempt to intimidate Star (Story)
Mar 22, 2015
Students have no excuse to not vote (Story)
Mar 18, 2015
SA should do more to recruit candidates (Story)
Mar 02, 2015
Northern Star staff to ask sources for their preferred pronouns (Story)
Feb 25, 2015
Ashtrays need to stay at NIU until start of Smoke-Free Campus Act (Story)
Feb 22, 2015
NIU should keep community in loop with budget decisions (Story)
Feb 15, 2015
Students must have input on programs (Story)
Feb 08, 2015
SA’s motto good example for NIU (Story)
Feb 05, 2015
WIU VP should take blame for Western Courier EIC suspension (Story)
Feb 05, 2015
$95K Huskie Pups used for only 36 days, showing NIU’s wastefulness (Story)
Jan 28, 2015
All need input in program priorities (Story)
Jan 12, 2015
Journalists need reader support, end of violence: 1 lesson from “Charlie Hebdo” attacks (Story)
Dec 01, 2014
Be aware of the risks on Snapchat (Story)
Nov 23, 2014
SA: Focus on assault prevention (Story)
Nov 13, 2014
NIU should show good, bad of changes in cost (Story)
Nov 13, 2014
Baker starts practical planning (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
City takes right steps for student safety with lights (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
Extra fees should be optional (Story)
Nov 04, 2014
Costly Facility Master Plan will reward university in long term (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Dividing VP role will increase productivity (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Nicklas a model for NIU admin (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
Vote in midterm elections (Story)
Oct 26, 2014
Baker’s fall midterm earns a mixed grade (Story)
Oct 20, 2014
SA discussing mistake shows transparency (Story)
Oct 16, 2014
Rising ticket price could make travel harder for students (Story)
Oct 13, 2014
University: Advertise the Huskie Pups now (Story)
Oct 05, 2014
SA should have mentioned senator’s offense (Story)
Sep 28, 2014
Printing not worth cost to NIU (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
University can’t afford to renovate house (Story)
Sep 22, 2014
Police: Increase presence in Greek Row (Story)
Sep 17, 2014
Internet policy needs deadlines (Story)
Sep 11, 2014
Turn Master Plan Thesis into action (Story)
Sep 10, 2014
NIU: Stop silence over paid leave (Story)
Sep 07, 2014
Smoking ban could lead to litter in city (Story)
Aug 28, 2014
Internet policy outrage was preventable with notification (Story)
Aug 27, 2014
Apology: Columnist confirmed to have fabricated quotation (Story)
Apr 29, 2014
SA bylaws need to be reviewed (Story)
Apr 22, 2014
Editorial: Athletics plan needs clear goals (Story)
Apr 17, 2014
Editorial: Groceries too far from students (Story)
Apr 14, 2014
Editorial: Convo in need of changes (Story)
Apr 08, 2014
Editorial: State’s issues will directly affect students (Story)
Apr 07, 2014
Editorial: Master Plan’s goals too idealistic (Story)
Apr 01, 2014
Editorial: Student grievance policy: Vote yes, but amend (Story)
Apr 01, 2014
Editorial: Prioritize needs of commuters (Story)
Mar 31, 2014
Editorial: Review goals for NIU plan (Story)
Mar 25, 2014
Editorial: NIU needs more help for transfers (Story)
Mar 25, 2014
Editorial: Master Plan needs plan for funding (Story)
Mar 18, 2014
Correct approach can aid freshmen retention (Story)
Mar 05, 2014
Baker: Give NIU timeline of goals (Story)
Mar 03, 2014
Baker change could lead to future abuses (Story)
Mar 02, 2014
Editorial: Self-ie-Perspective good for NIU (Story)
Feb 25, 2014
NIU needs to adopt more realistic goals (Story)
Feb 18, 2014
Seeking input on Convo lineup good for students (Story)
Feb 14, 2014
Feb. 14 tragedy must be remembered by current students (Story)
Feb 13, 2014
Private reflection valuable on Feb. 14 (Story)
Feb 12, 2014
Community united by Feb.14 tragedy (Story)
Feb 10, 2014
Remember heroism of Feb. 14 cops (Story)
Feb 10, 2014
Make this a week of awareness (Story)
Feb 06, 2014
‘No’ to emails helps reporters (Story)
Feb 02, 2014
Tailor gen. eds to fit (Story)
Jan 26, 2014
Campus sexual assault needs more discussion (Story)
Dec 08, 2013
Editorial: Grievance policy for NIU a necessary step (Story)
Nov 24, 2013
Editorial: Tornado relief efforts show communities care (Story)
Nov 20, 2013
New House owners a fresh start for venue (Story)
Nov 19, 2013
Editorial: Safety should be top priority with Convo alcohol sales (Story)
Nov 13, 2013
Editorial: Inauguration shows Baker started presidency right (Story)
Nov 10, 2013
Editorial: Rec Center funding a growing concern (Story)
Nov 05, 2013
Don’t go to class if you have a cold (Story)
Oct 30, 2013
Editorial: Don’t feel obligated to drink (Story)
Oct 13, 2013
Editorial: Baker making bold, positive changes (Story)
Sep 17, 2013
Editorial: Expectations for Phillips (Story)
Sep 12, 2013
Editorial: Parking problems need fixes (Story)
Mar 24, 2013
NIU presidential candidates: Please come forward (Story)
Mar 20, 2013
With new leaders, NIU and DeKalb can truly become a ‘communiversity’ (Story)
Mar 19, 2013
Athletics needs to continue Compher’s legacy as new director is hired (Story)
Mar 18, 2013
NIU needs a clean slate (Story)
Nov 27, 2012
Williams not fit for position (Story)
Oct 30, 2012
Editorial Board sticks with previous endorsment decision (Story)
Oct 11, 2012
Editorial: “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.” (Story)
Sep 11, 2012
Gone but not forgotten (Story)
Sep 04, 2012
This is just the beginning, NIU (Story)
May 03, 2012
Editorial: New plan won’t achieve safety goals (Story)
Apr 11, 2012
Editorial: Peters shouldn’t candy-coat university finances (Story)
Apr 01, 2012
Editorial: NIU should solve problems, not roll with them (Story)
Mar 28, 2012
Editorial: SA executives should bring change (Story)
Mar 18, 2012
Editorial: Pension reform needs to look at big picture (Story)
Mar 07, 2012
Editorial: DAYGLOW debacle evidence of bigger problem (Story)
Mar 05, 2012
Editorial: Keeping free aid doesn’t teach life lessons (Story)
Feb 26, 2012
Editorial: Drug arrests a step in the right direction (Story)
Feb 12, 2012
Editorial: Obama’s promises have small chance of becoming reality (Story)
Feb 05, 2012
Editorial: Fleck’s 24-hour stint with NIU shows lack of class (Story)
Jan 31, 2012
Editorial: Northern Star stops endorsing candidates in future elections (Story)
Nov 07, 2011
Last Day on Earth may help us learn from a tragedy (Story)
Mar 27, 2011
SA Senators did the right thing by censuring directors (Story)
Feb 13, 2011
NIU’s Late Night Ride Service abused by students, DeKalb residents (Story)
Feb 03, 2011
Poor understanding leads to poor actions (Story)
Oct 17, 2007
Star, UP need to work together (Story)
Oct 10, 2007
Bush leaves the children behind again (Story)
Oct 08, 2007
UP disclosure crucial for students’ safety (Story)
Sep 27, 2007
Editorial: Hard to respect the disrespectful (Story)
Sep 20, 2007
Editorial: All college media should be public forums (Story)
Sep 19, 2007
Editorial: Expect more from SA officials, members (Story)
Sep 14, 2007
Editorial: The big game this weekend is not Saturday, but Friday (Story)
Sep 12, 2007
Editorial: Newspaper’s primary role is community watchdog (Story)
Sep 11, 2007
Editorial: Don’t forget, but don’t be consumed by 9/11 (Story)
Sep 10, 2007
Editorial: Local crime should be addressed (Story)
Sep 07, 2007
Editorial: Our northern views (Story)
Aug 30, 2007
Editorial: Enjoy Soldier Field for its exposure (Story)