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The Illinois State Society of Washington, D.C., has awarded scholarships to each of the four NIU students who interned this summer in the nation’s capital, but the real payoff was in the experience itself. The interns rubbed shoulders with political powerhouses, such as Speaker of the House John Boehner and NIU alumnus and former Speaker...
Mark Stencel, National Public Radio’s managing editor for digital news, will discuss “Media Coverage and Presidential Elections” beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Northern Illinois University’s Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. Stencel is responsible for overseeing the journalism on NPR’s website and other digital platforms. Since Stencel joined NPR in 2009, the network...
Matt Streb
NIU’s Department of Political Science this fall is presenting a “Presidential Speaker Series” featuring national political experts, including former U.S. Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert, to provide students, faculty and community members with unique insights on the presidential election. “We have fascinating and well known speakers, and we’ll be talking about issues of...