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Local plans protest of St. Patrick’s Day roadside safety check via Reddit

By Northern Star staff | March 17, 2015

A local person is advertising a protest of a roadside safety check being conducted by police for St. Patrick's Day via Reddit.User OpenYourMind posted about the protest Monday on the NIU subreddit, encouraging people to join in the protest. Protesters...

Pass/Fail: Dragons, Tupac, Hunger Games to appear in spring curriculum, Illinois lawmakers pass pension reform at state workers’ expense

By Danny Cozzi | December 3, 2013

Pass: Dragons, Tupac, Hunger Games to appear in spring curriculumThe College of Education has unveiled 15 intriguing classes that relate to pop culture topics, according to today’s article in the Northern Star.Considering the fact that I spend a rather...

Your web browser says a lot about a person

By Joe Palmer | October 2, 2012

Whatever Internet browser you choose, the simple fact is your web history says a lot about you. It’s likely your browser knows more about you than you realize. Should you find yourself perusing the web in the next few days, I dare you to just look at...

Kevin Hamilton, senior computer science major, recently revived
a subreddit forum for NIU through the website reddit.com.

Student revives forum for NIU through reddit.com

By Ross Hettel | September 5, 2011

DeKALB | NIU has a budding online community in its midst - and no, it’s not Facebook. A user-driven, social news website called Reddit hosts an NIU-specific forum, otherwise known as a subreddit. With 53 student members as of press time, the website...