Northern Star

 

Advertisement

 

 
Northern Star

Northern Illinois University’s student news organization since 1899

 

Ensure student journalism survives. Donate today.

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

SA to hold panel on sexual assault

By Clarissa Hinshaw | November 14, 2016

DeKALB | The It’s On Us campaign will hold a panel discussion with the NIU Police Department and Safe Passage to discuss sexual assault prevention and provide students with resources to deal with the aftermath of sexual assault.The panel will be at...

SA campaign falls short of intention

By Brooklynn Harper | September 12, 2016

A sexual assault allegation made Aug. 16 against an NIU Greek Organization/Social Fraternity brings to light an important campus issue — sexual assault education must be provided in order to prevent these unfortunate situations.Beyond this, students...

Student Association President Nathan Lupstein works at his desktop on May 4 in the Campus Activities Board office. Lupstein wants to incorporate sexual assault awareness into UNIV 101/202.  

SA to continue It’s On Us campaign

By Jackie Nevarez | October 12, 2015

Student Association President Nathan Lupstein said the SA will continue to promote the It’s On Us sexual assault prevention campaign with a demonstration day in November.The SA partnered with It’s On Us, a presidential task force that aims to work...

SA needs to promote It’s On Us campaign

By Northern Star Editorial Board | April 15, 2015

The Student Association must do more to promote the It’s On Us campaign to prevent sexual assault.It’s On Us is a nationwide campaign to prevent and educate people on sexual assault. The SA, a participant in the campaign, held a Week of Action where...

‘Solutions’ focus of updated SA motto

By Ashley Morse | February 9, 2015

Student Association President Joe Frascello announced the Student Association’s new motto, “Engaging Student Solutions,” as well as the SA’s initiatives for the spring semester and beyond at SA Senate Sunday.Experience, safety and health and sustainability...

SA: Focus on assault prevention

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 23, 2014

The Student Association’s Week of Action, a part of the It’s On Us campaign to stop campus sexual assault, featured events about self-defense and post-sexual assault resources, but it didn’t cover consent and male education enough.SA members will...

SA kicks off Week of Action with Rape Aggression Defense training

By Chris Raufeisen | November 17, 2014

Over the next week, volunteers will mentor female students on effectively defending themselves from sexual aggressors with the RAD system.The RAD system, or Rape Aggression Defense system, is divided into three sessions with the final session being a...

Its On Us

It’s On Us

By Jaclyn Chopelas | November 3, 2014

Christie Miksys (right), junior psychology and sociology major, talks about sexual assault while senior psychology major Alison Krauss listens Monday at the It’s On Us discussion in Neptune Central. The event was hosted by the Student Association and...

It’s On Us preps for Action Week

It’s On Us preps for Action Week

By Jackie Nevarez | November 3, 2014

Community, university and student leaders gathered Monday to brainstorm ways to promote the It’s On Us sexual prevention campaign in time for the Week of Action, which starts Nov. 17.The Student Association announced its involvement with It’s On Us,...

VP Chavez helps lead It’s On Us campaign

By Jackie Nevarez | September 29, 2014

Raquel Chavez, Student Association vice president, is spearheading a sexual assault prevention campaign using her research and experience in the area.The SA announced its involvement with It’s On Us, a presidential task force that aims to work with...

SA Senate approves of gen. ed changes

SA Senate approves of gen. ed changes

By Lauren Cliffe | September 28, 2014

The Student Association Senate passed a resolution to approve NIU Progressive Learning in Undergraduate Studies, a general education reform program, Sunday.Brandon Phillips, a member of the NIU PLUS task force; Anne Birberick, vice provost of Academic...