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Hearing set for justice nominee

By Clarissa Hinshaw | February 23, 2017

DeKALB — As his confirmation hearings approach, students have developed opinions about President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch.Gorsuch was nominated to the Supreme Court by Trump Jan. 31. Confirmation hearings will begin March...

MAP conditions limit graduate opportunities

MAP conditions limit graduate opportunities

By Angela Pagan | March 4, 2015

Requiring students to pay back Monetary Award Program grants after they leave Illinois will create a financial burden and limit outside job opportunities for recent college graduates.MAP grants are need-based grants funded by Illinois. Undergraduate students...

NIU professors, students to explore politics in D.C.

By Logan Love | February 10, 2013

The registration for the Explore Government & Politics in Washington, D.C. is coming to an end on Feb. 18. Political science professors Artemus Ward and Matthew Streb will lead a spring break seminar in Washington, D.C., to study politics and network...

Contraceptives policy raises controversy

By Chelsey Boutan | February 19, 2012

A government policy introduced by President Barack Obama has spurred a reaction from religious leaders, politicians, and people across the country, including DeKalb. The revised policy is a part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and will...

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