Northern Star

Cannabis market could aid DeKalb

Payton Higgins

September 22, 2019

DeKalb’s decision to allow the cannabis market into the county could ultimately revitalize DeKalb’s economy and NIU’s appeal to current and prospective students.The DeKalb City Council met Sept. 9 for a Committee of the Whole meeting, where it discussed the cannabis market coming to DeKalb. Gov. ...

Daily Playlist: John Denver

Daily Playlist: Pink Floyd

Parker Otto

May 17, 2019

One of the best folk and country artists of all time, John Denver is one of the most recognizable men of the genres with his circular glasses and recognizable voice. His melodies are iconic to the point that “Rocky Mountain High” and “Take Me Home, Country Roads” were selected as the state so...

Precedent set with Ardern’s activism

Precedent set with Ardern's activism

Ali Qazi

April 1, 2019

Leaders around the world need to step up in regards to gun laws and follow the example set by Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand. Arden has been recognized for her swift action regarding gun laws and for showing solidarity with the victims of the Christchurch shooting by wearing a hij...