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Upcoming events: week of Oct. 7

Upcoming events: week of Oct. 7

By Northern Star Staff | October 6, 2019

MondayBoard of Trustees Professor Seminar: Ross Powell, Board of Trustees professor of geology and environmental geosciences, will give a seminar on NIU’s research into climate change 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center, Capitol Room....

Survivor to educate students

By Northern Star Staff | April 3, 2017

DeKALB | NIU graduate student Karli Johnson will give an interactive presentation called "Asking for It."The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight in the Holmes Student Center, Capitol Room.This will kick off a series of events created for Sexual Assault...

Jailon Berry describes being a woman as having a superpower and credits NIU for much of her inspiration in life.

Alumnae display pride

By Darius Parker | March 6, 2017

March has just begun and, with it, Women’s History Month. From Oprah Winfrey to Taylor Swift, the month of March is the time to highlight the strength and achievements of women everywhere. Here are three NIU alumnae who are trailblazing their own history.Ari...

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night

By Amy Langner | October 8, 2015

Kate Bagadiong and Tyler Henry hold signs that read "I'm tired of living in fear" and "trans lives matter" during Take Back the Night Tuesday. Take Back the Night is a reoccurring event in which students march from the Martin Luther King Jr. Commons...

Karli Johnson to speak at CAB’s Break the Silence

By Northern Star staff | April 13, 2015

Alumna Karli Johnson will speak at the Campus Activities Board's Break the Silence event.The event is 9-11 p.m. Tuesday in the Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium. The event is part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.Johnson also spoke at Take...

Marchers seek end to sex assault

By Daija Jones | October 22, 2014

Alumna Karli Johnson, 25, a sexual assault survivor, has dedicated her life to working with other sexual assault survivors.A communication major during her time at NIU, Johnson is now a public speaker who travels to schools to talk about sexual assault...