Kristen Myers

Where are kids hearing anti-feminist messages?

Kristen Myers, a professor of sociology and director of Women’s Studies at Northern Illinois University, will present a multimedia lecture titled, “Mean Girls, Manly Boys: Anti-feminist Messages in Kids T.V.” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall.

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Photo of hands and arms reaching through prison cell bars

April 4 discussion on ‘Life After Incarceration’ will explore struggles faced by former inmates

The Northern Illinois Criminal Justice Association and the NIU Department of Sociology will host a panel discussion titled, “Life After Incarceration,” highlighting issues faced by those who have been released from prison and the struggles they face as they re-enter society. The

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The former Finnish Majakka Hall is located at 1021 State St. in DeKalb.

Sociology students, professor team for research to help building become local historic landmark

A research report compiled and presented by an NIU sociology professor and her student research team to the Landmark Commission of DeKalb and the DeKalb City Council has prompted the granting of historic landmark status to the former Finnish Majakka Hall. The

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