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DeKalb County for Warren announces first canvass at kick-off event

By Daniel Doren | August 30, 2019

DeKalb County for Warren, a local grassroots organization in support of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid, had its kick-off event 7 p.m. Thursday at Pizza Pro’s, 1205 W. Lincoln Highway. Those in attendance were provided with information about...

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....

Election: Millennials matter

Election: Millennials matter

By Northern Star staff | November 7, 2016

"I'm a democrat, so I plan to vote for Hillary Clinton because Donald Trump is not president material," said Brenda Herrera, junior psychology and family and child studies major. "He's very ignorant with all the issues he talks about, but Hillary has experience with her husband being president, and although [she] has had a rocky reputation, [she] still has more political experience than Trump."

Students, faculty promote early voting, many candidates

By Julia Martinez | March 10, 2016

Editor's Note: The original article misspelled Jennifer Calderon's name.Freshman communication major Jennifer Calderon said students have the power to influence the election and should vote for whomever helps express them best.Early voting for primary...

Stephen Colbert interviewing legendary author Stephen King on The Late Show on September 11.

Colbert’s late show creates fewer laughs

By Michael Malaychuk | September 21, 2015

Stephen Colbert interviewing legendary author Stephen King on "The Late Show" on September 11.