Interior of the Illinois State Capitol Building in Springfield

NIU students create potential bill amendment targeting disorderly conduct near funerals

In 2006, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich signed the “Let Them Rest in Peace Act,” which prevents the disruption of funerals or memorial services with disorderly conduct. Now, with the help of 17 NIU students and one class project, House Bill 180

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President John G. Peters

Peters updates campus on Quinn budget speech

Colleagues, Today Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn outlined his state budget proposal for next fiscal year, signaling his spending priorities for Fiscal Year 2012. His speech focused mostly on reduced funding levels and emphasized the importance of restructuring the state’s backlog of unpaid bills by

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NIU Remembers: Regional History Center launches website to archive Feb. 14 tragedy

NIU’s Regional History Center has launched a website to display items from its February 14, 2008 Memorial Collection. Created in conjunction with the archived physical collection located in Founders Memorial Library, the website allows individuals to view the memorial items online and

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