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Gayle Ward is a candidate for Vice President of Student Affairs and shared during an open forum on Monday.

Vice President of Student Affairs candidate plans to support students

By Abby Byer | April 5, 2022
Gayle Ward is the first candidate for the Vice President of Student Affairs position and create engaging leadership opportunities.

League of Women Voters host candidate’s forum

By Erin Kolb | March 21, 2013

The League of Women Voters of DeKalb County hosted a candidate’s forum Wednesday night at City Hall’s Council Chambers, 200 S. Fourth St., giving attendees a chance to learn about the candidates behind the yard signs. Kay Shelton, president of the...

NIU President John G. Peters gave his annual State of the University Address in Altgeld Hall on October 11, 2012. In his speech he announced his resignation.

Presidential search currently not open for public forum

By Robert Baird | March 18, 2013

NIU has changed up its presidential hiring process. The final four candidates to succeed NIU President John Peters will meet with the Board of Trustees for off-campus interviews on Friday, according to a university news release. The candidates were selected...

Michele Bachmann tops her own ignorance

September 5, 2011

I need to make a correction. In one of my previous columns, "Michele Bachmann cannot solve America's gas crisis," I wrote that her promise to lower the price of gas to less than $2 per gallon was, "the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard from a candidate...

SA Treasurer candidate profile

March 23, 2011

Jeremy Sanchez Year/major: Junior/operating management and information systems Other Group Affiliations: Interfraternity Council - vice president of community events; Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity - vice president; Red Riot - member. What is the most pressing...

Jim Luebke thanks supporters for efforts

By Letter Writer | November 15, 2010

I'd like to thank everyone who supported me in my run for DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder. Most notably I would like to thank Sharon Holmes, Judy Butler, and all the staff in the office who helped me to more fully understand the duties of the office....