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5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Tattoo in College

By Ginger Simons | October 7, 2017

Recently, I decided to make the biggest life commitment a woman my age can make. No, not marriage... getting a tattoo. Like myself, many people get their first tattoos in college and it seems like nowadays, more and more people are taking the plunge and...

Check out the 10 most-read Northern Star stories of 2014-15

By Kelly Bauer | May 5, 2015

Catch up on the news and columns you missed this academic year by checking out the 10 most-read Northern Star stories.If you're interested in all the news -- and there was quite a bit in between the Huskies losing at Homecoming and the university implementing...

Nick Misitano, owner of DeKalb Tattoo Company gives a $20 owl tattoo to Alyssa Buelow, a student at Kishwaukee College. Misitino will give $20 tattoos Wednesday and Thursday to help those affected by Thursdays tornado.

DeKalb Tattoo Company to give $20 tattoos to help tornado victims

By Margaret Maka | April 13, 2015

Nick Misitano, owner of DeKalb Tattoo Company, will give $20 tattoos to benefit victims of Thursday’s tornado Wednesday and Thursday.Misitano will do the tattoos at DeKalb Tattoo Company, 817 W. Lincoln Highway. Misitano said he’ll do whatever kind...

Guide: Where and how to donate to tornado victims

By Northern Star staff | April 10, 2015

Two people were left dead and at least 11 injured after tornadoes swept through northern Illinois on Thursday.Donations for the tornado victims are being accepted throughout the area. Look below for a complete guide for how and where you can donate:DeKalbDeKalb...

Tattoo shop helps PR class

By Rachel Scaman | November 25, 2013

DeKalb Tattoo Company will decide on winners of its logo contest during Thanksgiving break.Each year, students from Advanced Public Relations help a local business or nonprofit organization with public relations services. This semester, one group decided...