Northern Star


 
Northern Star

Northern Illinois University’s student news organization since 1899

 

Ensure student journalism survives. Donate today.

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

City shouldn’t rely on salt

By Angelina McNeela | November 24, 2014

DeKalb needs to switch to eco-friendly alternatives to salt for melting icy roads.Salt has proven to be effective at combating icy roads, but DeKalb should consider using alternatives like soy products, molasses and urea. Not only are these products more...

NIU parking system works…compared to other schools

By Aaron Brooks | October 10, 2010

Bill Vaughan, a former columnist for the Kansas City Star, once wrote, "A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works." While I see the logic in his statement, I, for one, did not. For the past two and a half...

Load More Stories