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Brittany White, Black Student Union director of civil disobedience, addresses the Board of Trustees Executive Committee during a Thursday meeting.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES | BSU rep talks safety concerns

By Morgan Fink | November 20, 2017

DeKALB — Brittany White, Black Student Union director of civil disobedience, took to the microphone during Thursday’s Board of Trustees Executive Committee meeting to share the fear felt when a white supremacist group posted recruitment signs on campus...

BSU hosts clothing collection

By Lindsey Salvatelli | February 27, 2017

DeKALB — The Black Student Union is collecting formal dresses for underprivileged students throughout Black History Month for their inaugural Princess Tiana Project.The project, headed by Andria Deberry, BSU community outreach director, and co-director...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Eau Claire, Wis. 

Campus respond’s to Trump’s victory

By Julia Martinez, Sam Malone, and Madison Kacer | November 10, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump beat out Secretary Hillary Clinton with polls showing 279 electoral votes to her 228 electoral votes, according to the New York Times. Students reacted across campus to Trump’s victory following Election...

Quintonio LeGrier’s mother Janet Cooksey thanks everyone who was in attendance for the memorial honoring deceased former NIU students Quintonio LeGrier and Joseph Graves.

Family, friends honor LeGrier, Graves at memorial

By Leah Nicolini | January 28, 2016

The Black Student Union held a memorial where 120 friends and family of former NIU students Quintonio LeGrier and Joseph Graves shared memories Wednesday in the Holmes Student Center, Sky Room.LeGrier, 19, was shot six times by a Chicago police officer...

SA approves $1.5K in funds for BSU

By Northern Star staff | November 16, 2015
The Black Student Union was awarded $1,575 in supplemental funding Sunday to cover costs for its members to attend the National Black Student Union Conference.The annual conference will be held Friday to Sunday at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, and will focus on addressing the recruitment, retention and graduation of black students, according to the National BSU’s website.BSU President Timi Adeboje said the amount would cover registration and rooming for five representatives to attend the conference, while transportation would be covered by the group’s current funds.The Student Association Senate approved the funding in full.
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