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Trevon Smith, president of the on-campus group Prism, giving a speech to memorialize the lives of trans people who have passed due to violence on Tuesday at the skyroom in Holmes Student Center. (Mingda Wu | Northern Star)

IN PICTURES: Trans day of remembrance vigil

By Mingda Wu, Photographer | November 16, 2022

An illustrated crowd of people standing, decorated with the transgender flag and hearts. Transgender Day of Remembrance is on Sunday, Nov. 20, with this week leading up to it being trans awareness week. (Courtesy of Getty Images)

Transgender day of remembrance vigil to be held at Holmes Student Center

By Jermel Williams, Sports Reporter | November 15, 2022

DeKALB – Today at 6 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center in the Sky Room, a vigil and reading of names will take place for the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Many leaders across the NIU campus will take part in observing the memories of those who...

Poets deliver spoken word

Poets deliver spoken word

By Sara Karikomi | November 19, 2015

Poet Vita E. performs and said she encourages the audience not to feel embarrassed or ashamed for using prescription medication to function in society during her poem “Rx” on Wednesday night in Gabel Hall, Cavan Auditorium. The Gender and Sexuality...