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Dream Action NIU to host undocumented student rally

By Daniel Massa, Lifestyle Writer | April 4, 2023

Dream Action NIU will be hosting its 10th annual Coming Out of the Shadows (COS) event at 5:30 p.m. on April 12 in the Martin Luther King Memorial Commons.  “Coming Out of the Shadows” is a statement of defiance against the rhetoric that seeks...

March gives students a voice

By Morgan Fink | March 30, 2017

Coming Out of the Shadows is an annual event on campus put on by DREAM Action NIU that gives undocumented students a voice and offers support.The rally was held Wednesday, March 29 in the MLK Commons, followed by a march that ended at Zulauf Hall.DREAM...

Not From There: The Undocumented Series, part four

By Keith Hernandez | February 27, 2017

DeKALB — Department of Homeland Security memos regarding enhanced enforcement of President Donald Trump’s immigration executive order sparked a call to action by local activists and NIU students the past week.The memos, published Feb. 20, outline...

Letter to the Editor: Coming out of the Shadows photo unfair

By Adam Lopez | April 15, 2014

It is very irresponsible journalism to use the corporate flag image for the Coming Out of the Shadows event coverage.Of all the photos that could have been used to legitimately represent this event — the student-made banner, the crowd, a speaker —...