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Some service offices relocated to Campus Life Building

By Kurt Bitting | January 20, 2020

DeKALB — Several offices providing student services and support have moved to different locations, altering what can be found in the Campus Life Building.Dean of Students Kelly Wesener Michael said the moves are part of a broader plan to enhance the...

Student organizations host event for undocumented students

By Jacob Roushia | November 22, 2019

DeKALB – Al Otro Lado and Dream Action NIU raised money during their fundraising campaign to support undocumented immigrants and immigrants seeking asylum. The event took place at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Campus Life Building Room 100. Several fraternities,...

Upcoming events: week of Oct. 7

Upcoming events: week of Oct. 7

By Northern Star Staff | October 6, 2019

MondayBoard of Trustees Professor Seminar: Ross Powell, Board of Trustees professor of geology and environmental geosciences, will give a seminar on NIU’s research into climate change 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center, Capitol Room....

Upcoming events: week of Sept. 9

Upcoming events: week of Sept. 9

By Northern Star Staff | September 8, 2019

MondayNIU Archery Club: NIU’s Archery Club will be holding its first meeting 4 to 6 p.m. in Anderson Hall, Room 100. Individuals of any skill level are invited to attend. The first two visits are free, and a membership fee is required after. They can...

Upcoming events: week of Aug. 26

Upcoming events: week of Aug. 26

By Northern Star Staff | August 26, 2019

TuesdayUniversity Honors Program Welcome Back BBQ: Honors students and staff are invited to attend a catered barbecue to meet new honors students and catch up with returning students. The barbecue is from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Campus Life Building, Room...

Associate professor Doris MacDonald speaks on her experience in Indonesia Friday in the Campus Life Building, Room 100.

Fulbright specialist back from Indonesia, shares experiences

By Sophia Mullowney | April 24, 2019

DeKALB — Doris MacDonald, associate professor of the English Department, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Applied Linguistics, shared experiences gained abroad in Indonesia during the latest Friday lecture at the Center for Southeast...

Cross hosts discussion about allegations

By Noah Thornburgh | March 28, 2019

DeKALB — At 10 p.m. Wednesday, Student Association President Khiree Cross and Chief of Staff Citrick Davis held an event titled The State of the Student Association Address in the Campus Life Building, Room 100. Cross and Davis used the time to address...

SA supports act for scholarship funds

By Ali Qazi | March 25, 2019

The Student Association Senate has announced its support of the RISE Act, which will provide an amazing opportunity to students who aren’t able to support themselves throughout college, including undocumented immigrants.Students who are unable to receive...

SA hopes to double voter turnout in upcoming elections

SA hopes to double voter turnout in upcoming elections

By Kierra Frazier | March 18, 2019

DeKALB — The Student Association is looking to double voter turnout in this year’s elections. Students are being advised to vote in this upcoming SA election at the end of March because SA leaders said it affects them in more ways than they think. SA...

SA prepares for spring elections with Candidate Meetings

By Sophia Mullowney | February 13, 2019

DeKALB — The NIU Student Association [SA] held its first candidates’ informational meeting Monday in the Campus Life Building.No students were present at the meeting besides representatives from SA. Speaker Tristan Martin said the lack of attendees...

Winter Clothing Drive to accept donations until end of semester

By Northern Star Staff | November 29, 2018

DeKALB — Members of First and Second Year Experience [FYSE] and Student Involvement & Leadership Development [SILD] brought the giving spirit to campus this semester with the Winter Clothing Drive.The Winter Clothing Drive has been open since the...

Student mothers have plentiful resources at NIU

Student mothers have plentiful resources at NIU

By Lisa Lillianstrom | September 26, 2018

Being a mother and a student can be challenging, but NIU has resources to help student parents succeed in reaching their goals.One resource available to all mothers is lactation stations. These stations are located around the campus and are private rooms...

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