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Storify: Students react to game seven

Storify: Students react to game seven

By Northern Star staff | November 2, 2016

Students, alumni and community members react to Game 7 of the World Series on Twitter.  [View the story "Students, alumni and community react to Cubs" on Storify] [<a href="//storify.com/NorthernStarNIU/students-alumni-and-community-react-to-cubs"...

Storify: Students react to first day of spring semester

Storify: Students react to first day of spring semester

By Northern Star staff | January 20, 2016

[View the story "Students react to first day of spring semester" on Storify] [<a href="//storify.com/NorthernStarNIU/students-react-to-first-day-back" target="_blank">View the story "Students React to First Day of Spring Semester" on Storify</a>]

Storify: Gov. Bruce Rauner and top legislators meet for budget talk

By Northern Star staff | December 1, 2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner met with top legislators including House Speaker Michael Madigan and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin on Tuesday to resume talks about the Illinois budget impasse, which has entered its fifth month. [View the story "Gov. Rauner and...

Storify: Students React to Bomb Threat

By Northern Star staff | October 8, 2015

Students were evacuated from campus buildings and led into the Convocation Center after a bomb threat was called in shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday. Many responded to the incident on Twitter. [View the story "Students React to Bomb Threat" on Storify]

Storify: Students React to Safety Bulletin

By Northern Star staff | September 24, 2015

Students react on Twitter after an off-campus robbery was reported to have occurred Wednesday night. DeKalb Police continue to investigate the incident.  [View the story "Students React to Robbery Safety Bulletin" on Storify] [<a href="//storify.com/NorthernStarNIU/students-react-to-robbery-safety-bulletin"...

Storify: Huskie fans react to football win

By Northern Star staff | September 14, 2015

Fans share their excitement after the Huskies defeated Murray State 57-26 on Saturday. NIU will head to Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 19 to take on Big Ten powerhouse Ohio State. [View the story "Huskie fans react to football win" on Storify]

Storify: Students react to first day of classes

By Northern Star Staff | August 24, 2015

It's the first day of class, and students are already tweeting their love for NIU. [<a href="//storify.com/NorthernStarNIU/students-react-to-first-day-of-classes" target="_blank">View the story "Students react to first day of classes" on Storify</a>]<span...

Carlos McKnight, 17, of Washington (left) and Katherine Nicole Struck, 25, of Frederick, Md., hold flags in support of gay marriage as security walks behind outside of the Supreme Court in Washington on Friday. 

Storify: People react to gay marriage ruling

By Northern Star staff | June 26, 2015

Here are some of the best tweets in the Northern Star's timeline about the legalization of gay marriage. It's about time. // <![CDATA[ // ]]> [View the story "People react to gay marriage becoming legal " on Storify]

Live updates: Tornadoes kill 2 in northern Illinois

By Northern Star staff | April 10, 2015

Two are confirmed dead in northern Illinois following a series of tornadoes Thursday. // <![CDATA[ // ]]> [View the story "Tornadoes kill 2 in northern Illinois" on Storify]

SA executive ticket hearings timeline

By Northern Star staff | March 31, 2015

Here is a look at highlights from the the Voice of Change and Standing for Every Student ticket hearings, which began at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Holmes Student Center, Room 306. // <![CDATA[ // ]]> [View the story "SA executive ticket hearings...

2015 Student Association executive election timeline

By Northern Star staff | March 27, 2015

Here is a look at highlights from the 2015 Student Association executive election. [View the story "2015 Student Association executive election timeline " on Storify]

Tweets: Zayn Malik leaves One Direction and the Internet gets sad — or doesn’t care

By Northern Star staff | March 25, 2015

The music industry took a hard hit when it was announced Wednesday that Zayn Malik has left pop group One Direction.A statement on the band's website states the band will continue with Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson.Here are...