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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, right, Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, second right, and Bahrains Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, second left, attend the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Salman addressed the summit on Wednesday, his first such comments since the killing earlier this month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)

Point/ Counterpoint: WWE

By James Krause | October 31, 2018

WWE needs to cancel Crown JewelJames Krause | Sports Contributor After the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, several prominent business figures pulled out of a Saudi Arabian investment conference.If Saudi Arabia is too unsettled...

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Fill in the Blank: Kids these days won’t remember…

By Perspective Staff | October 17, 2018

Chris Grask | Perspective Contributor ... the uncertainty yet greatness of Limewire.The client file sharing program was the next Napster, yet you never knew what you were really downloading until you opened it on your desktop.The program was filled with...

Mandatory attendance increases student sickness

By Chris Grask | October 3, 2018

Strict attendance policies coupled with bad student health are forcing sick students to attend classes when they should be at home resting. Professors forcing students to attend every class, regardless of circumstances, pushes ill students to drag themselves...

Fill in the blank: NIU’s presidential choice is…

By Northern Star Perspective Staff | September 16, 2018

Chris Grask | Perspective Contributor acceptable choice.A new president is one of the most newsworthy events to happen on campus. Freeman has been the temporary president since Doug Baker resigned. Dr. Freeman being appointed as the first ever...