Northern Star

Concealed carry law has its flaws

Timothy Ritter

January 23, 2014

Timothy RitterResident of MaltaEditorial Board,You noted with enthusiasm that conceal carry will not be allowed in public parks. As you said, why should anyone bring gun to a park? After all, it’s a place for kids to play, not a place for violence.I wholeheartedly agree: It should be totally unneces...

Students see benefits in conceal carry law

Students see benefits in conceal carry law

Newell Miaw

March 18, 2013

Students may soon be allowed to pack concealed heat off campus. A 2012 Supreme Court ruling deemed the Illinois ban on concealed carry unconstitutional. The repercussions of this action mean Illinois lawmakers have until June 9 to implement regulations for concealed carry before the federal government ...

NIU reflects on conceal carry proposals

Logan Love

March 5, 2013

Illinois citizens are facing conceal and carry proposals in the wake of a federal court ruling. Darren Mitchell, acting chief of the NIU Police Department, said the department is paying attention to what is happening in regard to conceal and carry and how it would be implemented. Mitchell said the dep...