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Alumna thanks NIU for screen time

By Tatianna Salisbury | June 19, 2017

DEKALB ­— Nina Rausch was just a young girl when she fell in love with acting. She watched Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 “Romeo & Juliet” too many times to count, completely captivated by Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes’ performances. She knew...

Netflix Shows To Watch

By Deanna Frances | January 21, 2016

Now that winter has made its return to DeKalb, staying warm and inside sounds like a great idea. If you’re a Netflix watcher like me, consider tuning into these Netflix originals returning this year:Premiering in February1. “Love”This Netflix original...

Women take charge on screen

By Pat Quinn | April 22, 2014

The anticipated second season of “Orange is the New Black” and books such as “Divergent” and “The Hunger Games” show women are continuing to grow into more dominant roles in the entertainment industry.“Orange is the New Black” sends a...

‘Orange is the New Black’ could be the new must-see show

By Katie Finlon | July 8, 2013

Strip searches, sexual abuse by prison guards and the most unlikely of friendships all came from one suitcase full of money from a resurfaced drug deal.“Orange is the New Black,” which premieres Thursday, is an original Netflix series about a woman’s...