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Holiday event spreads joy to children, parents

By Jeanette Fritz | November 24, 2013

The holiday season is my favorite time of the year because it’s all about spending time with those you love and spreading a little cheer along the way.For some lucky kids, the holidays came early thanks to an event hosted by the College Parents Group.The...

Gavin Weaver, Northern Star- Student Senate Speaker Austin Quick
speaks to the student senate issues including the lack of a student
grievance policy. The senate hopes to address this issue in the
coming weeks.

SA Senate approves supplemental funding for two student groups

By Felix Sarver | November 13, 2011

Supplemental funding for two Student Association groups was approved by the SA Senate Sunday.The Ice Hockey Club and College Parents Group received supplemental funding after much debate among the senators resulting in roll call votes.Corean Davis, College...

NIU parents group ready to celebrate mothers

By Candice Beasley | May 1, 2011

DeKALB | A parents group on campus will be celebrating Mother's Day together. "I hope to relax and spend time with my kids for mother's day," said Sequoia Thomas, sophomore psychology major and member of an organization called College Parents' Group....

College Parents Group is a valuable resource for students with children

By Portia Kerr-Newman | January 30, 2011

Some people may think it is impossible for single parents or couples with a child to attend college. Being a parent isn't an easy task and to some, going to school and raising kids may seem impossible. For those who may be struggling with such situations,...