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Winter Clothing Drive to accept donations until end of semester

By Northern Star Staff | November 29, 2018

DeKALB — Members of First and Second Year Experience [FYSE] and Student Involvement & Leadership Development [SILD] brought the giving spirit to campus this semester with the Winter Clothing Drive.The Winter Clothing Drive has been open since the...

In Focus: What are your thoughts on campus printing?

By Perspective Staff | October 13, 2014

Marilou TerronesThe allocated amount of money for printing should be raised, especially because the amount of printing from students varies from major to major.I consider myself poor because I need to save money for food and bills, among other things....

Find a transporation system at NIU that works for you

By Hayley Devitt | October 3, 2012

So far in my college career, I’ve always been able to get around. The half-hour drive to my community college, plus having to work in another town after class, pretty much required I have a car. However, I know that many students at NIU and other four-year...

Shots fired on Kimberly Drive

By Shelby Devitt & Dave Gong | March 24, 2012

**Update 3:25 p.m. 3/25/12** There are no suspects in connection with the shots fired on Kimberly Drive early Saturday morning, said DeKalb Police Lt. Gary Spangler. Spangler said there appeared to have been "some sort of an altercation", during which...

That name again is Mr. Plow

By Kyla Gardner | February 2, 2011

Students eating in Dog Pound Deli in Douglas early afternoon Wednesday were optimistic about rescuing their cars from the post-blizzard tundra. Elizabeth Howard, freshman nursing major, was looking forward to making a trip to Wal-mart, 2300 Sycamore Rd.,...

Always get a designated driver

By Kathryn Minniti | November 14, 2010

Stress gets to us, eventually. Some of us combat it by working out after work, others crack open an ice cold beer when they get home. Well, apparently, one Tinley Park man could not do that. In a story on TribLocal from reporter Ashley Rueff, a man was...