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Four things you never want to find in your room

By Annastazia Camarena | April 23, 2013

Life is full of surprises. Chances are that once in a while you will get a very unpleasant one that could really turn your day around. We all had our fair share of awful surprises, but the worst are when you find them in your own humble abode. Let me...

NIU campus crime blotter for March 7

By Northern Star staff | March 6, 2011

Feb. 25 At 3:42 p.m., the theft of a purse was reported to have occurred in Douglas Hall. The purse was left unattended in a classroom. After canvassing the area and finding no evidence, this case is administratively closed. Tuesday At 8:52 p.m., a...

Campus crime blotter for Feb. 23

By Northern Star staff | February 22, 2011

The following was taken directly from the University Police. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. The University Police Department provides police reports on the Web at Dec. 4, 2010...

Mustard Plug set to bring ska back to DeKalb

By Jerene-Elise Nall | December 5, 2010

Finals week got you down? Head to the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, on Thursday. Seasoned ska aces Mustard Plug will be playing along with local bands The Love Shots, Bust!, Waste Basket, and Danger Boy. Take it from me, you will not be disappointed....

Freshman pre-optometry major Lindsay Johnson (right) and freshman pre-nursing major Brianna Frenzel have blended styles to decorate their room in Neptune Hall.

Neptune never looked so good

By Jack Baker | September 19, 2010

When Lindsay Johnson and Brianna Frenzel were still seniors in high school last Jan., they began to plan for their first dorm room. "We went shopping every weekend," Johnson said. "We weren't looking for something but if we saw something we wanted for...