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Two collisions occurred on North Annie Glidden Road Thursday morning, according to the DeKalb Police Department.

DeKalb Police: Collisions on Annie Glidden Road leads to brief road closure

By Joseph Howerton, Video Editor | November 17, 2022

DeKALB – Two separate motor vehicle collisions occurred Thursday morning on North Annie Glidden Road, according to DeKalb City Police and Fire Department. The road was closed briefly for major clean up and towing of vehicles, according to DeKalb Police...

Top 5 worst Best Picture snubs at Oscars

By Andrew Roberts | February 23, 2015

Winning the Oscar for Best Picture is one of the finest honors a film can receive.The film from then on is held in high regard and often touted as a “classic.” But not every Best Picture winner deserves such a prestigious award, and oftentimes the...

College set to host diversity film series

By Northern Star Staff | January 27, 2014

The College of Education will begin screening an ongoing series of films covering the theme of diversity.The films explore the subjects of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability and how they intersect within culture.All movies will be shown at...

MyNIU experiencing difficulties, down time

By Joe Palmer | April 5, 2012

The newly minted MyNIU portal is experiencing significant technical difficulties, the symptoms of which first appeared around 11 a.m. Thursday. The ITS web page listed updating warnings of login errors due to high utilization of the system Thursday afternoon....

‘They were perfect for each other’: Friends remember Weber, Getzelman

By Shaun Zinck and Melissa Mastrogiovanni | February 23, 2011

Education philosophy instructor Molly Swick remembers when Alexis "Lexi" Weber first walked in her class. "I first met Lexi when she enrolled in my EPFE 201 class during the spring of 2009. I loved her energy and wit from the start," Swick said. "Lexi...