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NIU reaches Facebook milestone

Northern Star Staff

October 21, 2012

NIU reached 30,000 likes on its Facebook page during Homecoming week, according to NIU Today. The milestone comes after NIU reached 20,000 likes one year ago, according to NIU Today. The milestone was reached about three months ahead of the target set by the Communications and Marketing department w...

Students show mixed reactions to death of former Apple CEO

The Associated Press - Flowers, apples and notes are displayed
in tribute to Steve Jobs outside of an Apple store in Chicago,
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. Jobs, the Apple co-founder and former CEO
who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that
transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the
iPod and iPhone, has died. He was 56.

Olivia Willoughby

October 6, 2011

Facebook and Twitter overflowed with numerous "R.I.P. Steve Jobs" statuses and updates in reaction to the Apple co-founder's death Wednesday night."I was on Facebook and I saw everyone's statuses saying ‘R.I.P. Steve Jobs,'" said freshman marketing major Jen Mader.Mader said at first she didn't believe the...