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Plan for retirement at Holmes Student Center

By Northern Star staff | September 7, 2016

Retirement may seem far away, but all the better reason to start planning. Students can attend a seminar on how to prepare for retirement presented by Brian Smith, the director of human resource services.The seminar will take place 12p.m. to 1p.m. Thursday...

Weekend Guide August 27

By Northern Star staff | August 27, 2015

Northern Star staffCongratulations! You’ve successfully made your way through the first week of classes. Take some time to unwind and escape from the strenuous homework and not-so-friendly professors at these events this weekend:TodayGraduate student...

Actors perform obscene skits in interactive show

By Darius Parker | February 12, 2015

“Walk Of Shame” attendees will become part of the show through lewd, fake profiles created with photos of their faces.The interactive “Walk Of Shame” is part of an annual student-produced skit show themed around Valentine’s Day. The comedy show...

LGBT Studies Program, Resource Center host weekly ‘Northern Pride Lunches’

By Juliana Leprich | April 4, 2012

Students interested in engaging in LGBT discussion over lunch have the option every Thursday through events hosted by the LGBT Resource Center and the LGBT Studies Program. The LGBT Resource Center hosts Northern Pride Lunches from noon to 1 p.m. in the...

Campus Activities Board makes this week at NIU funny and foamy

By Chris Krapek | April 25, 2011

DeKALB | Foam and stand-up comedy. NIU's Campus Activities Board will close out the semester with two events this week. First up is the stand-up comedian Lil Duval who will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. "He's a rather big...