Northern Star

NIU, DAYGLOW feel financial hit following event cancellation

Alex Fiore

March 7, 2012

Both NIU and DAYGLOW felt financial ramifications after a Feb. 25 Convocation Center performance was canceled. DAYGLOW stands to lose over $100,000 in ticket sales and NIU stands to lose up to $22,305 in box office, licensing and labor fees due to the performance’s cancellation, according to the licen...

Gov. Quinn promises to veto gambling bill after Ill. pastors send protest letter

Gov. Quinn promises to veto gambling bill after Ill. pastors send protest letter

Thomas Verschelde

October 25, 2011

Senior Pastor Jon Hutchison of the United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St., said gambling expansion in Illinois is not a good way to raise money for the state. A gambling expansion bill caused great controversy in Illinois, leading hundreds of pastors across the state to sign a letter of protest that was sent to ...