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When the spring semester begins Monday, Jan. 12, readers of the Northern Star will find the familiar printed issues of the student newspaper in bins across campus and town. However, as announced in the Star’s Dec. 8 issue, the newspaper is moving to a twice-weekly print schedule this semester. In between Mondays and Thursdays –...
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Northern Illinois University’s independent student newspaper, the Northern Star, received numerous honors at the Illinois College Press Association’s awards luncheon Saturday, Feb. 22, in Chicago. For the second year in a row, the newspaper claimed second place in the association’s general excellence category, after Northwestern University’s Daily Northwestern. The Northern Star also took first and...
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The Northern Star indcuted six alumni into its Hall of Fame during a Saturday, March 2, banquet at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. The Northern Star Hall of Fame honors former students, advisers and friends of the Northern Star who significantly affected the Northern Star, journalism or related fields, or who have otherwise received...
Kyla Gardner, Matt Liparota and Lauren Stott
Three student journalists from the Northern Star placed second in two categories at the 2011 National College Media Convention in Orlando, Fla. Managing Editor Kyla Gardner won second place in national News Story of the Year for her Feb. 11 investigative article about NIU’s Late Night Ride service. Using public records obtained through the Illinois...
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The Northern Star indcuted six alumni into its Hall of Fame during a Saturday, Feb. 26, banquet. The Northern Star Hall of Fame honors former students, advisers and friends of the Northern Star who significantly affected the Northern Star, journalism or related fields, or who have otherwise received acclaim based in part on experience gained...