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The Culture Pop is the lifestyle podcast where Daija and Bridgette discuss current pop culture events.

‘The Culture Pop: A Northern Star Podcast,’ Episode 4

By Northern Star Staff | November 19, 2022

“The Culture Pop,” hosted by Lifestyle Editor Daija Hammonds and Chief Copy Editor Bridgette Fox, returns for a fourth episode. Listen on Spotify here: On this episode, Daija and Bridgette talk Selena Gomez’s “best friends," Nick Cannon’s...

Trevor Noah travels to DeKalb for Saturday show

By Parker Otto | October 9, 2019

DeKALB – Trevor Noah, stand up comedian and “The Daily Show” host, will perform at the Convocation Center 7 p.m. Saturday after being booked by NIU. The performance comes after a nearly year-long delay, with ticket prices starting at $25.50, according...

DAYGLOW set to paint the Convo red

By Alex Fiore | November 9, 2011

Paint it, black. Or red. Or yellow or purple or any color you like next semester. The NIU Convocation Center, 1525 Lincoln Highway, announced via press release Wednesday it will host DAYGLOW, the self-proclaimed "World's Largest Paint Party," on Feb....

Wiz Khalifa blazes his way to the Convocation Center

By Chris Krapek and Connor Rice | February 13, 2011

DeKALB | Roll out the green carpet. "Black and Yellow" rapper Wiz Khalifa will perform at the Convocation Center at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 as part of the Campus Consciousness Green Carpet Tour 2011. "Pretty Polly Productions out of Massachusetts...

Passion Pit will perform Thursday at the NIU Convocation Center.

Passion Pit comes to DeKalb

By Troy Doetch | October 20, 2010

It's not often that DeKalb gets such a huge musical act, let alone two in a week's span. Yet, following behind Drake's Sunday performance, the critically acclaimed and much-hyped electo-pop quintet Passion Pit will be performing it's indi-inspired electropop...