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Editorial: NIU should solve problems, not roll with them

By Northern Star Editorial Board | April 1, 2012

When NIU receives a positive ranking for any number of programs, schools or athletic teams, media relations seems to scream their success from the rooftops. However, when NIU received an unflattering review this semester, media relations would have much...

Sycamore seeks replacement city manager

By Dave Gong | September 21, 2011

The search for a permanent replacement for Sycamore City Manger Bill Nicklas will be conducted throughout October, said Sycamore Mayor Ken Mundy. In the meantime, Brian Gregory, assistant city manager and treasurer, has been named acting city manager....

New residential hall exterior walls are completed

By Kyla Gardner and Christopher Gibbs | July 26, 2011

DeKALB | When students arrive on campus for the first day of classes Aug. 22, they will have a good idea of what the new residence hall set to open for fall 2012 is going to look like. In the last two weeks, first-floor exterior walls have been erected,...

NIU police department add to campus safety, create e-mail advisory system

By MaryJo KratochviL & Lauren Stott | October 4, 2010

DeKALB | University officials have revealed another facet of campus safety this semester. The NIU Police Department and Media Relations developed a new system of advising the NIU community of possibly harmful situations. The system is a counterpart to...

New NIU website helps inform about latest on faculty and staff

New NIU website helps inform about latest on faculty and staff

By David Matz | August 29, 2010

NIU is continuing to expand its already large web presence. On Aug. 23, Media Relations and Internal Communications (MRIC) officially launched its new information and news blog, NIU Today at today.niu.edu. NIU Today was developed by a combined effort...

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