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Jailon Berry describes being a woman as having a superpower and credits NIU for much of her inspiration in life.

Alumnae display pride

By Darius Parker | March 6, 2017

March has just begun and, with it, Women’s History Month. From Oprah Winfrey to Taylor Swift, the month of March is the time to highlight the strength and achievements of women everywhere. Here are three NIU alumnae who are trailblazing their own history.Ari...

Student cultural performances to be shown at Cultural Fusion

By Alexis Malapitan | April 21, 2016

The Student Association and Asian American Association are coming together to hold the Cultural Fusion Show, showcasing both diversity and culture.The show will feature different organizations, groups and solo performances as people of different ethnicities...

Student Association director of Public Affairs

#NoShameCampaign Asks for Submissions

By Northern Star staff | January 26, 2016

The Student Association has begun the next step in its #NoShameCampaign by promoting the hashtag on social media.The SA’s #NoShameCampaign aims to eliminate the negative stigma attached to seeking mental health counseling, according to a Jan. 22 Northern...

Former Student Association student trustee

Applicants wanted after two SA directors, trustee resign

By Northern Star staff | January 25, 2016

Applications for two Student Association director positions are due today, after the resignation of the director of Academic Affairs and director of Cultural Affairs, as well as the student trustee.The director of Academic affairs is “responsible for...

Student Association senators attend an SA Senate meeting Oct. 25 in the Holmes Student Center, Sky Room. The SA Senate must approve the appointment of SA director positions.

Applications open for 2 SA director positions

By Northern Star staff | January 20, 2016

The Student Association is accepting applications for the positions of director of Academic Affairs and director of Cultural Affairs.The director of Academic affairs is "responsible for monitoring and making recommendations for changes in university academic...

SA kicks off It’s On Us Week of Action

By Ashley Morse | November 19, 2015

Students signed a banner in support of It’s On Us and painted their pinky nails pink in support of sexual assault and violence survivors during the Student Association’s Demonstration Day.Demonstration Day, held Tuesday in the Holmes Student Center,...

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