Northern Star

Letter to the Editor: Shootings need police, not Greeks

Greg Shinderman

October 23, 2017

With the highly concerning increase of shootings and violent crimes occurring in neighborhoods predominantly populated by students, NIU loses credibility each time they justify their lack of meaningful responses to them on the grounds they were “off-campus shootings.”What makes the lack of respon...

Police departments keep underage tobacco sales in check

Dave Gong

March 21, 2011

DeKALB | Police departments routinely conduct compliance checks on local businesses that are licensed to sell tobacco products. During a tobacco compliance check, volunteers under the age of 18 are sent into businesses to attempt to purchase tobacco products. The employee must check the volunteer’s...