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Events to honor shooting victims

By Northern Star Staff | January 29, 2018

DeKALB — NIU announced the schedule of events to remember and commemorate the victims of the Feb. 14, 2008, shooting.The events are a remembrance of 10 years since the shooting at Cole Hall, where five students were killed and 21 others were injured.The...

Police report: Dec. 2-7

By Northern Star staff | January 25, 2016

Dec. 21. At 7 p.m., possession of drug equipment was reported to have occurred at New Residence Hall East. This case was closed by exception.Dec. 32. At 2 p.m. Aug. 11, criminal damage to government supported property was reported to have occurred at...

United States treasurer Rosie Rios is coming to the NIU campus

By Northern Star staff | March 7, 2011

Rosie Rios, treasurer of the United States, will speak tonight about the importance of Latinos taking leadership roles in public service at 6 p.m. in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium, according to an NIU Today article. The article states that Rios will talk...

Nominations being accepted for diversity award

By Northern Star Staff | March 1, 2011

Nominations for the Deacon Davis Diversity Award will be accepted through March 18.According to a press release, the Deacon Davis Diversity Award is presented annually to three individuals as voted upon by current NIU undergraduate, graduate and professional...

Emergency boxes provide safety check point

By MaryJo Kratochvil | August 25, 2010

As students travel through campus, they may notice large black boxes in various locations, with blue lights sitting on top. Be warned, these are for emergencies only. "There are 88 [emergency] boxes total on campus, 44 of them in the parking structure...