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Altgeld Hall sitting underneath semi-cloudy weather. The Faculty Senate appointed Ben Creed as its new president, effective July 1. (Alyssa Queen | Northern Star)

Faculty Senate appoints new president

By Kaitlyn Lee-Gordon, News Reporter | April 27, 2023

DeKALB – A new president of the Faculty Senate was appointed in Wednesday’s final Faculty Senate meeting of the year. Ben Creed, an assistant professor in educational administration, has been welcomed as the next Faculty Senate President. Creed...

Speaker Dallas Douglass reads from the agenda during the SGA senate’s meeting on Friday. The agenda featured a digital public comment from SGA alumn Jacob Burg, who criticized the SGA’s recent actions and performance. (Cheyanne Quintanilla | Northern Star)

Alum criticizes SGA for ‘rash decision making’

By Evan Mellon and Bridgette Fox | April 10, 2023

Clarification: The public comment by Jacob Berg was submitted as an email and read by Speaker Dallas Douglass. DeKALB – The usual calm of the Student Government Association senate’s weekly meeting was disrupted by an alum’s public comment,...

It can be difficult to understand and fight against inflation. Heres a breakdown of the issue as well as resources for NIU students.

College students vs. inflation: What to know, steps to take

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator | August 20, 2022

Editor's note: This story has been adjusted to reflect the fact that tuition at NIU has not increased. The previous version of this article was ambiguous about NIU's tuition rate, which might have been misleading. DeKALB — Inflation has been affecting...

The Huskie Closet offers free clothes for students. The closet is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursdays in Chick Evans Field House Room 102.

Huskie Closet offers free clothes for students

By Joey Trella, Marketing Team Coordinator | May 2, 2022
Huskie Closet in the Chick Evans Field House allows students to pick free clothes and offers volunteer opportunities.