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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Safe Passage has two upcoming events this month to uplift survivors and to fundraise for their own organization. | (Getty Images)

Safe Passage stands by survivors in upcoming events

By Joseph Howerton, Video Editor | April 14, 2023

DeKALB – Across the country, sexual assault and domestic abuse is an all-too-common occurrence that must be actively fought against. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time to acknowledge survivors, hear their stories and prevent future assaults. Safe...

Fire Department to hold Pancake Breakfast

By Northern Star staff | September 23, 2015

The DeKalb Fire Department will hold its 4th Annual Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Oct. 4 at DeKalb Fire Station #1, 700 Pine St.This breakfast will raise funds for the DeKalb Firefighters Historical Foundation, which was founded four years ago,...

Pass/Fail: Castle Challenge unites school rivals; Central parking is dangerous problem

By Carl Nadig | September 22, 2014

Pass: Castle Challenge unites school rivalsWhen rival high school sport teams clash, game nights are usually full of aggressive chanting and smack talk from spectators.But, the Castle Challenge, a fundraiser started by Castle Bank, “was created to increase...

Couple mimics for fundraising event

By Northern Star Staff | March 17, 2014

A Saturday fundraiser for the Sycamore History Museum, 1730 N. Main St., featured former President Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln.Lincoln impersonators Max and Donna Daniels were the focal point of the museum’s annual winter fundraiser.Abraham...

(From left to right, across table) Rachel Udley (left), sophomore family social services major, Shelbey Lippeth, junior elementary education major, and Manas Chug, freshman biology major help serve food Wednesday night at the Relay For Life benefit dinner in the basement of the Newman Center.

Fraternity holds pasta fundraiser for cancer research

By Newell Miao | April 3, 2013

Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity gathered students to raise money for Relay for Life through a pasta dinner fundraiser on Wednesday night. Pasta, cupcakes and lemonade made by the brothers and sisters of Alpha Phi Omega was served alongside bread donated by...

Feed ’em Soup to host spaghetti fundraiser

By Lupe Lopez | April 3, 2013

Feed ’em Soup will host its second all-you-can-eat spaghetti fundraiser Friday at its headquarters, 122 S. First St. on Friday. Feed ’em Soup is a privately funded community project. Its mission is to empower the community by providing meals to DeKalb...

Feed ’em Soup to host spaghetti fundraiser

By Lupe Lopez | April 1, 2013

Feed ‘em Soup will host its second all-you-can-eat spaghetti fundraiser Friday at it’s headquarters, 122 S. First St. Feed ’em Soup is a privately funded community project. Its mission is to empower the community by providing all-you-can-eat meals...

Feed’em Soup hosts Valentine’s Day fundraiser

By The Northern Star Staff | January 17, 2013

Feed’em Soup Community Project will have Valentine’s Day treats available from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 13 at 122 S. First St. The assortments are available with a $10 donation to Feed’em Soup. Orders can be placed online at www.feedemsoup.org....

Local museum to host fifth annual fundraiser

By The Northern Star Staff | January 15, 2013

The Midwest Museum of Natural History, 425 W. State St. in Sycamore, will be hosting its fifth annual “Goundhog Gala” fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 26, according to a Monday news release from the museum. The event will include music, a silent...

Women’s Studies Program hosts craft sale fundraiser

By Juliana Leprich | November 15, 2011

The Women's Studies Program is holding its annual arts and craft sale to raise money for memorial scholarships and funds for the program.Students can buy arts and crafts in Reavis Hall 103 today and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.The sale benefits two...

NIU Forensics team to host charity event in honor of Toni Keller

By Northern Star staff | November 30, 2010

The NIU Forensics team will host a charity event tonight to raise money for the Antinette "Toni" Keller Scholarship Fund. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 1013 W. Lincoln Highway. Potbelly's will donate 25 percent of...

NIU’s literary magazine deserves your donations

By Phil Case | October 25, 2010

Ever think about dusting off that old play you wrote for your "Introduction to Theatre" class or learning how to play a few chords so you can put some music to your notebook full of song lyrics? Well, Towers Literary and Creative Arts Magazine may provide...