Northern Star

Pritzker plans to conquer higher education struggle by targeting enrollment

Sophia Mullowney

January 28, 2019

DeKALB — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has plans for addressing enrollment in higher education, and students can anticipate an increase in financial aid opportunities.The governor announced a threefold plan for Illinois education reform, targeting increasing college affordability, encouraging Illinois students to a...

Lt. Gov. talks cost of college with NIU students

Felix Sarver

November 16, 2012

When it comes to paying for college, Shondell Coleman has to do it all by himself. The junior leadership and management major is a first-generation college student who works a job and gets financial aid and scholarships to help pay for school. He was one of many students who talked with Lt. Gov. Sheil...