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The Amazon Hub sits on the ground floor of the Holmes Student Center around the corner from Huskie Books & Gear and the Depot C-store. The locker can be added to your address book on Amazon by selecting the aventura locker and opened with a unique code once delivered instead of shipping to your home or dorm. (Totus Tuus Keely | Northern Star)

Amazon Hub comes to Holmes

By Gabby Crabtree, News Editor | February 28, 2024

DeKALB – A new, six-foot wide, dark gray locker with 42 compartments has come to Holmes Student Center located on the first floor by the elevator and Huskie Books and Gear. The Amazon Hub locker is a kiosk for students, staff and DeKalb residents to...

Holmes Student Center to hold hiring event

By Northern Star staff | September 14, 2016

There will be a hiring event from 4 to 7 p.m. today in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. This event includes interviewing and on-the-spot hiring for students who are able to work at least 15 hours per week. Students must bring...

Study space series: Holmes Student Center provides more than one option

Study space series: Holmes Student Center provides more than one option

By Kyla Gardner | March 9, 2011

Don't exhale just yet; it's still midterms week. You've got plenty of time to log some study hours. Follow the Northern Star through its weekly installment of the best study spaces on campus and around DeKalb to find a place to hunker down with your textbooks,...

Black history month speaker event postponed

By Jacqueline Evans | February 2, 2011

The Center for Black Studies has postponed its program featuring speaker Pat Reid Merritt, who was scheduled to give a lecture at the Regency Room in the Holmes Student Center Thursday. The new date will be announced on a later date. The Miss Black and...

Foster deserves the support of NIU students during early voting

By Letter Writer | October 17, 2010

NIU students can early vote at Holmes Student Center Oct. 18 to 21. Two forms of ID required with current address. This is your opportunity to easily participate in the democratic process. Congressman Bill Foster deserves support from NIU students. Rep....

Freshman undeclared majors Jenny Kazy-Garrey (left) and Courtney Fanizza speak with KNPE Academic Advising Graduate Assistant Jessica Brenner during the Exploring Majors Fair Wednesday afternoon in the Duke Ellington Ballroom.

The major decision: help all in one place

By Ryan Chambers | September 29, 2010

Deciding on a major might come easy to some and be nerve-racking for others. Some students took advantage of the sixth annual Exploring Majors Fair on Wednesday and learned more information on all the majors and minors that NIU has to offer. "I enjoyed...