Northern Star

Real life situation: finding a job

Colin Remes

March 26, 2012

Graduation. It looms it’s big scary head on the near horizon for many of us on the homestretch at NIU. The big question on many of our minds is this: now what? I’m certain many of us have heard unfortunate stories about leaving college with a mountain of debt and a “worthless degree.” Don’t...

The negative effects of being digitally connected

The negative effects of being digitally connected

Nathan Fulkerson

February 21, 2011

We need to have a talk. No, you are going to have to put your cell phone away, and stop refreshing Facebook to see if someone ‘liked' your LOLcat. It can wait, really. The innovation of smart phones, laptops, even more portable netbooks and MP3 players has allowed us to enjoy a greater sense of conveni...