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Resource center gains SA support

By Julia Martinez | November 21, 2016

DeKALB | Asian American Resource Center officials plan to take their resolution for better resources and funding to the Board of Trustees after getting support from the Student Association.The Asian American Resource Center was placed in what the members...

Family weekend event to showcase Greek life

By Northern Star Staff | September 23, 2016

The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment will host a free event open to all parents and students called the Greek Stroll/Showcase 7 p.m. Saturday. The Greek Stroll/Showcase is one of 35 events that will be featured during Family Weekend that lasts...

Aida Wong was crowned Miss Asia during a pageant hosted by Alpha Phi Gamma Thursday at the Holmes Student Center’s Carl Sandburg Auditorium.

Miss Asia looks for ‘confident’ pick

By Matt Carlson | November 18, 2013

Aida Wong was crowned Miss Asia at the ninth annual Miss Asia Pageant Thursday in the Holmes Student Center’s Carl Sandburg auditorium.Kezia Orofeo was the first runnerup and Nikha Phengsavath was the second runnerup in the pageant, which was hosted...

Protesters against sexual and violent crimes march down 1st St. in DeKalb Friday evening for the Take Back The Night March and Speak Out, hosted by Safe Passage. Signs read messages such as Consent Is Sexy and Stop The Violence.

Safe Passage brings awareness to public about domestic violence

By Erin Kolb | October 7, 2013

Safe Passage is educating the community by participating in domestic violence-related events this month.October is national Domestic Violence Awareness month. DeKalb advocacy group Safe Passage has provided services to the community since 1981, and on...

Sorority hosts events to promote domestic violence awareness

By Felix Sarver | October 1, 2012

The Alpha Phi Gamma (APG) sorority held Shout the Facts near Lucinda Avenue and Normal Road Monday. The sorority teamed up with the Women’s Rights Alliance and Gamma Phi Omega to shout out statistics on abuse, rape and physical assault as drivers and...

Asian Awareness Week is ‘seeing through the haze’

By Perri Killam | March 26, 2012

Armed with informative posters and a megaphone, the sisters of Alpha Phi Gamma raised their voices Monday in the MLK Commons to raise awareness of the harmful effects of bullying as part of Asian Awareness Week. Shouting out statistics like “Asian Americans...

Stephanie Guerra, junior illustration major, kicks a self-defense training pad held by Ren Schmidt, junior sociology major, during a self-defense workshop held by Alpha Phi Gamma Wednesday night in the Neptune Northeast room.

Self-defense workshop prepares students for variety of situations

By Barbara Alvarez | October 6, 2010

Tae Kwon Do Instructor Michael Augsburger taught self-defense to the ladies of Alpha Phi Gamma and anyone else who wished to partake Tuesday night. Participants were taught basic kicks, punches and defense skills in order to prepare them for various dangerous...