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Day 32 — Time to say goodbye: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | August 13, 2019

Hello Huskies! Sadly, today is my last day in England and this is my last blog post. After an early breakfast, the last of the group headed to the airport. We split up after the bus dropped us off, and I was not prepared for the sadness that I would feel...

Star editors say goodbye

Jessie Kern | News EditorIt’s crazy to think after this week I will be writing the end of, arguably, my greatest chapter yet. Transferring to NIU, I wasn’t in the greatest headspace. The ground I found myself standing on was the furthest thing from...

Graduating editors say goodbye to the Star

By Michael Urbanec & Tom Burton | December 9, 2018

Always be willing to learnMichael Urbanec | Sports EditorI wasn’t well prepared when Madison Kacer hired me as a news reporter for the Northern Star in fall 2017. I came in with the same story many of our writers have: We were all told we were good...

Top editors bid farewell

By Angela L. Pagan | May 7, 2018

Thank you Northern Star familyAngela L. Pagan | Editor-in-Chief After four years of living in the Campus Life Building Room 130, today I say goodbye to my family at the Northern Star.I have gone from columnist to perspective editor to editor-in-chief...

Columnist reflects on college career

By Ed Rietveld | May 5, 2013

Since this will be my last column ever written as a member of the Northern Star and as a student at NIU, my goodbye message is a rather simple one: Thank you. Thank you to NIU for being only an hour and 10 minutes away from my home so a person who is...