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Students fear Trump’s LGBTQ policy

Students fear Trump’s LGBTQ policy

By Associated Press | February 16, 2017

President Donald Trump waves during a campaign stop at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center in Jacksonville, Fla. Nov. 3. Hundreds of parents across the country have called on President Donald Trump to embrace Obama-era protections for transgender students that call for letting them use school bathrooms in accordance with their gender identity. During the election campaign Trump said that transgender students can use the bathroom they like.

Obama’s final speech instills ideas of change

By Clarissa Hinshaw | January 18, 2017

DeKALB — With President Barack Obama’s term coming to an end, students and faculty interested in leadership and activism are paying attention to his final words.Obama delivered his farewell address at 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at McCormick Place in Chicago....

Legislative shift builds uncertainty

By Alex Forgue | November 21, 2016

For many, watching the 2016 election results was devastating; it is an unfortunate reality that not only do we have Donald Trump as our next president, but the Republican Party will now control both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.I know...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Eau Claire, Wis. 

Campus respond’s to Trump’s victory

By Julia Martinez, Sam Malone, and Madison Kacer | November 10, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump beat out Secretary Hillary Clinton with polls showing 279 electoral votes to her 228 electoral votes, according to the New York Times. Students reacted across campus to Trump’s victory following Election...

Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein takes questions from reporters during a campaign stop Oct. 6 at Humanist Hall in Oakland, California. Stein hopes to woo disaffected Democrats, according to her campaign website.

Election: Students shift to Clinton

By Clarissa Hinshaw | October 17, 2016

Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein takes questions from reporters during a campaign stop Oct. 6 at Humanist Hall in Oakland, California. Stein hopes to woo disaffected Democrats, according to her campaign website.

Letter to the Editor: One NIU must listen to the voice of all students

By Alex Forgue | April 4, 2016

Let me first start off by congratulating Giuseppe Lagioia and the rest of the One NIU ticket. They ran a great campaign and should be proud of themselves.Just because I will not be assuming the role of Student Association president, it does not mean that...

Matthew Holmes, Student Association student trustee-elect, (far right) hands out flyers for the One NIU ticket and urges students to vote Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. Commons. The One NIU ticket, with only the presidential position being contested, won the SA Executive Election on Wednesday.

One NIU wins low turnout SA executive elections

By Madison Kacer | March 31, 2016

Matthew Holmes, Student Association student trustee-elect, (far right) hands out flyers for the One NIU ticket and urges students to vote Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. Commons. The One NIU ticket, with only the presidential position being contested, won the SA Executive Election on Wednesday.