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Black History Month events through February

Black History Month events through February

By Northern Star Staff | February 11, 2019

DeKALB — Various organizations have geared up for Black History Month with a variety of screenings, lectures and other events throughout February.• Diversity Dialogues, a program operated by the Center for Black Studies, is presenting six 45-minute...

Pass/Fail: Corn fest and weekends on campus

By Faith Mellenthin | August 30, 2016

Pass: Corn Fest bring college and community togetherCorn Fest is DeKalb's annual free festival ended this past weekend in downtown DeKalb. With all the basics of a fun festival — carnival rides, live music and greasy, fried foods — the fest has...

NIU Police offer security at off-campus parties

By Chelsey Boutan | May 2, 2012

If the NIU police show up at your door, it’s probably not because you invited them to your party. But a new policy will allow students to have NIU police provide security services at off-campus parties and social events located at private residences...

Rebecca Black should not be singled out for her terribleness

By David Thomas | March 23, 2011

My colleague Jack Baker is right and wrong. Yes, Rebecca Black's "Friday" is a bad song, but I would never say it is "the epitome of everything that is wrong with music."If anything, Rebecca Black is a copycat. She's taking what she sees as being popular...

Rebecca Black is horrible, but so are most pop stars

Rebecca Black is horrible, but so are most pop stars

By Jack Baker | March 22, 2011

"Yesterday was Thursday, Thursday. Today is Friday, Friday. We, we, we so excited. We so excited. We gonna have a ball today." These are just a few of the many ridiculous lyrics from the YouTube sensation "Friday" by Rebecca Black that is currently dominating...

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