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Study playlist

By Sara Rasmussen | October 22, 2017

  1. “Demons” - Vitamin String Quartet (Imagine Dragons)

  2. “Signs” - Drake

  3. “Colors” - Halsey

  4. “New Americana” - Halsey

  5. “The Planets, Op. 32: Venus, the Bringer of Peace” - Gustav Holst

  6. “Moonlight Sonata” - Beethoven

  7. “Hoppípola”- Vitamin String Quartet (Sigur Rós)

  8. “Save Me” - Muse

  9. “Come Fly with Me” - Frank Sinatra

  10. “Baby I’m Yours” - Arctic Monkeys

The Diversity Dialogue held Wednesday in Altgeld had a panel of speakers, all from the Black Student Union and Tau Kappa Epsilon. Discussed was the racial incident that happened outside of the TKE house, ways to come together and learn and all concerns the audience had.

Dialogue leaves audience member unsatisfied; leaders learn from emotional event

By Ian Tancun | May 4, 2017

DeKALB — Students engaged in frank, and at times emotionally charged, conversations about racism, discrimination and intolerance during the Diversity Dialogue: Reimagined event Wednesday in Altgeld Auditorium.The event was co-hosted by members of black...

J. Coles eighth studio album, 4 Your Eyez Only,  was released Dec. 9 and is projected to sell 550,000 units in its first week according to Billboard.

J. Cole releases powerful album

By Darius Parker | December 19, 2016

J. Cole's eighth studio album, "4 Your Eyez Only,"  was released Dec. 9 and is projected to sell 550,000 units in its first week according to Billboard.

Rachel Jacob (left), junior history and political science double major, poses with Giuseppe LaGioia, running mate and junior finance major for a photo.

Two to be named ‘royalty’

By Darius Parker | October 20, 2016

Rachel Jacob (left), junior history and political science double major, poses with Giuseppe LaGioia, running mate and junior finance major for a photo.

Infocus: What songs help you study?

By Darius Parker | May 9, 2016

Darius ParkerScene Editor:“Get Me Bodied” by BeyonceIf I could pick a song that best helps me study, it would have to be “Get Me Bodied” by Beyonce. This song gives me the extra kick I need to stay motivated to push through those long paragraphs...

InFocus: What’s on your Homecoming playlist?

By Northern Star staff | October 19, 2015

Homecoming week is upon us. Some spend it attending countless after parties and some go home to be with friends or family. Regardless of your homecoming plans this year, you’ll need a playlist to keep you on your feet.Here’s what the Northern Star...

Love, Hip Hop has unclear intentions

By Darius Parker | September 10, 2015

DeKalb | I hope adding two new cast members to Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood, reality TV’s guilty pleasure, isn’t just a plan to boost ratings.The Love and Hip Hop franchise has grown in popularity since its debut in 2011 in New York; a chronicle of...

Weekend Guide August 27

By Northern Star staff | August 27, 2015

Northern Star staffCongratulations! You’ve successfully made your way through the first week of classes. Take some time to unwind and escape from the strenuous homework and not-so-friendly professors at these events this weekend:TodayGraduate student...

In Focus: What helps you prepare for finals?

By Northern Star staff | April 30, 2015

Andrew RobertsThis is perhaps the most tedious thing you may ever do in terms of studying, but the way my mind works. I need every word re-written from my notes. This is a lengthy process that involves me opening up a sketchbook to a blank page, grabbing...

Battle of the Sexes moves to Cole Hall

By Darius Parker | April 16, 2015

Phi Rho Eta will switch things up for the Battle of the Sexes competition with a new location.Battle of the Sexes is a competitive event that crowns whichever gender excels in performing arts. The event is free and will be held at 6 p.m. in the Cole Hall...

Style Section: Fierce Nails

By Northern Star staff | April 1, 2015

Nails are an accessory you can wear everyday. Students are embracing this trend with long nails in bold colors.Check out how some NIU students wear this style below. Gladys Sanchez, junior special education major, said she rocks black nails as a statement.“I’m...

Actors perform obscene skits in interactive show

By Darius Parker | February 12, 2015

“Walk Of Shame” attendees will become part of the show through lewd, fake profiles created with photos of their faces.The interactive “Walk Of Shame” is part of an annual student-produced skit show themed around Valentine’s Day. The comedy show...