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NIU vet: ‘Treat your neighbors with kindness’

By Keith Hernandez | November 23, 2015

Nickolaus Hammack stood among almost 50 students and community members last week as he spread a message he said was more radical than abhorring terrorism. That message was “We are not afraid.”A vigil was held on Thursday in the Martin Luther King...

Ryan Agee holds his head in his hands as his mother, Kimberly
Agee, checks in on him during a memorial ceremony for his brother,
Steven Agee II, who was killed on Nov. 23 in an off-campus

Campus honors shooting victim at vigil

By Chelsey Boutan | November 29, 2011

As a slideshow played showing pictures of Steven Agee II, some students started crying when the last two slides appeared. "We will never forget 11-23-11...and though we must say goodbye we will never forget you," they read. More than 600 members of the...

Michael Hottelmann (right), Jenni Hottelmann (center) and
Rosetta Johnston (left) release water lanterns into the East Lagoon
as part of a memorial for Toni Keller Tuesday night.

Candlelight vigil held to honor one year anniversary of Antinette “Toni” Keller murder

By Chelsey Boutan | October 18, 2011

Thirty lit lanterns resembling sunflowers floated across the East Lagoon as Beatles and Pink Floyd songs played softly in the background. Members of the campus community released lanterns in remembrance of former NIU art student Antinette "Toni" Keller...

RHA should be ashamed of holding event during Toni Keller’s vigil

By Letter Writer | October 27, 2010

Tuesday night's "NBA watch party" sponsored by the Residence Hall Association was held at the same time as the vigil for Antinette "Toni" Keller. For the sheer fact that this event was not canceled floors me. I cannot believe that the boobs at the RHA...

Student groups react to investigation reclassification

By David Matz and Matt Liparota | October 24, 2010

The news of Antinette "Toni" Keller's missing persons case being reclassified as a death investigation has hit the hearts and minds of NIU's student groups on campus. "There seems to be a really dark cloud hanging over DeKalb," said Latasha Bennett, the...

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