Northern Star

Walkout to protest inaction

Walkout to protest inaction

Editorial Board

March 22, 2018

The Northern Star Editorial Board stands beside the brave individuals who spoke up against gun violence and agrees student participation in walkouts is essential in continuing the dialogue. We stand with students who choose to participate in the national walkouts and consider walkouts a proper form of...

Concealed carry shouldn’t apply to teachers

Concealed carry shouldn't apply to teachers

Aj Edwards

February 10, 2013

Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook Elementary School and NIU. All of these schools are connected in the most tragic of ways. At each of these schools, and sadly many others, student lives were tragically ended through a senseless act of gun violence. After each of these tragedies, our natio...

Weighing in on the Ground Zero mosque

Weighing in on the Ground Zero mosque

Aaron Brooks, Phil Case, Matt Liparota, Logan Short, Taurean Small, and David Thomas

August 26, 2010

For the past couple of months, politicians, pundits, and ordinary citizens have weighed in on the Cordoba House, an Islamic community center (with a mosque) that would be built within two blocks of Ground Zero. As part of our new "In Focus" series, various Northern Star columnists and editors will weigh in...