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LGBTQ community at NIU needs more allies

By Ian Tancun | September 19, 2016

Progress has been made in terms of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning acceptance on campus, but as October nears, which is LGBTQ history month, students should recognize the importance of continued awareness on issues members of...

Light shed on ‘invisible scars’

By Brian Guttman | October 9, 2013

Students took part in a discussion about sexual assault and domestic violence Wednesday.The event, called Invisible Scars, was hosted by the LGBT Resource Center as part of LGBTQ History month and Domestic Violence Awareness month. Invisible Scars was...

Top 5: Reviewing latest DeKalb news

By Holly New | October 2, 2013

No. 5: Cafe has high hopes despite lease issueThe leasing issues with the House Cafe, 263 Lincoln Highway, have been going on for a while. While I’m not the biggest fan of the venue, I know many students find refuge here for music and find it a place...

Campus chalked with love

Campus chalked with love

By KeAndre Worthy | September 30, 2013

A four-year tradition continued Monday with the LGBT Resource Center and allies chalking in the Martin Luther King Commons.The center chalks the block every year to kick off October, which is LGBTQ History Month.“The goal is to just let everyone know...

Northern Star Sophomore finace major T.J. Wolfe checks out the
LGBT history display in the Holmes Student Center on Tuesday

LGBTQ history put on display

By Faith Healy | October 18, 2011

As part of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning) history month, the NIU LGBT Resource Center is showing students who's gay in Hollywood. The LGBTQ Famous People in History display, located in the Holmes Student Center on the...

The LGBT Resource Center kicked off LGBTQ History Month with
their You-Are-Loved Chalk Message Project on Monday by writing
loving sayings all over campus sidewalks.

LGBT Resource group shares ‘positive, uplifting message’ with students

By Lauren Dielman | October 3, 2011

The LGBT Resource Center will host several events in October in honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) History Month.The first event, the You-Are-Loved-Chalk Message Project, took place Monday. Ryan Mishler, senior civic leadership...

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