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Video Editor Brandon Giesey, (from left), Editor in Chief Sam Malone and Sports Editor Marcel Carrasco laugh together Oct. 12 at the Northern Star office. Giesey and Carrasco will graduate Sunday.

Editors graduate and say farewell

By Northern Star Editors | December 8, 2019

Despite obstacles, make the most out of collegeBrandon Giesey | Video EditorMy college career is one that has experienced many ups and downs. I started my time in community college, transferred to a school in the Southeastern Conference and then ended...

Star editors say goodbye

Jessie Kern | News EditorIt’s crazy to think after this week I will be writing the end of, arguably, my greatest chapter yet. Transferring to NIU, I wasn’t in the greatest headspace. The ground I found myself standing on was the furthest thing from...

Graduating editors say goodbye to the Star

By Michael Urbanec & Tom Burton | December 9, 2018

Always be willing to learnMichael Urbanec | Sports EditorI wasn’t well prepared when Madison Kacer hired me as a news reporter for the Northern Star in fall 2017. I came in with the same story many of our writers have: We were all told we were good...

Fill in the Blank: Huskie football this season was…

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 28, 2018

Sam Malone | Managing Editor... accidentally impressive.The football season has been full of wins, and no one can deny that, but some of those victories weren’t as clean as they should have been. The defense played a strong game throughout the season,...

The Rant: Too much Woozy, not enough Boozy

By Chris Dertz | May 8, 2011

Chicago Bulls' head coach Tom Thibodeau was named the NBA's Coach of the Year. There's one move that he's not making that's making him look like the dunce of the decade, though. Consider this a public plea, Thibs: Start. Taj. Gibson. It should be abundantly...