Northern Star

NIU changing Internet use policy for students

Christianah Olojede, junior rehabilitation service major; Megan Taylor, junior rehab counseling major; and Nicoya Parer, senior public health major, work on a group presentation for their counseling class Thursday in the computer lab of Founders Memorial Library.

Kelly Bauer

August 26, 2014

Students don’t have to worry about going without pornography or Twitter: NIU is clearing up its Acceptable Use Policy to make it clear students can access social media, explicit material and other sites without worrying about a firewall or warning signs popping up.The newly implemented firewall warn...

DeKalb water passes IEPA regulations

Will Wilson, senior pre-physical therapy major, refills his water bottle from a water fountain in February 2013.

Ryan Chodora

February 6, 2013

DeKalb’s drinking water is safe and meets all Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) regulations, regardless of student speculation otherwise, according to reports published by the agency. Questions about the contents and possible contaminants in DeKalb drinking water have been circulating through cam...