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Labor History Is Not Far Away

Rosemary Feurer is a history professor at Northern Illinois University, and it wasn't until her formal education was complete that she came across the Mother Jones monument in Mount Olive.

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Related Topix: Illinois

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Doings Weekly

Montini Catholic High School welcomes new teachers Aug. 30 10 a.m.

Montini Catholic High School welcomes five new additions to its faculty for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Related Topix: Urbana, IL, University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Pocono Record

East Stroudsburg University honors 2 Distinguished Professors

Caroline Kuchinski, professor of physical education, and S. Elaine Rogers, professor of recreation services management, will receive East Stroudsburg University's Distinguished Professor Awards for 2014 during an all-university meeting 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Marywood University, University of Oregon

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Durbin touts student loan debt refinancing bill at NIU

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin talks to Northern Illinois University graduate Jessica Ibares about her student debt on Friday at the university.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, DeKalb, IL, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance, Senator Elizabeth Warren

The Daily Gazette

Annual Corn Fest set to pop

DeKALB – Mark Canaday has been overwhelmed by the support his family has received from the community, but he had no idea it would amount to recognition during Corn Fest weekend.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Washington, IL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Osky News

Ferrell leading new era for Central women's tennis

The Central College women's tennis program begins the 2014 season on the heels of its best Iowa Conference finish since 2008.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Drake University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Chronicle

University Plaza plan meets resistance

NIU senior Ben Read helps unload a car Tuesday with his girlfriend Mary Bajek, a NIU graduate student, to help move her into University Plaza.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL

Daily Chronicle

DeKalb council's Lash, Naylor, will not seek re-election

DeKALB – Third Ward Ald. Kristen Lash and Fifth Ward Ald. Ron Naylor will not seek re-election to their DeKalb City Council seats in April.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Tenants of condemned DeKalb apartment complex finding other homes

DeKALB – Jordan Lanum felt relieved Monday knowing he wouldn't be homeless when he started classes at Northern Illinois University.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL

WIFR

Greenwich Village Art Fair Scheduled for September

The 66th Greenwich Village Art Fair takes place Sept. 13-14, rain or shine, on the grounds of Rockford Art Museum at Riverfront Museum Park, 711 North Main Street in downtown Rockford, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Rockford, IL, Photography, Arts, DeKalb, IL

Sun Aug 24, 2014

International Business Times

Uconn's Dog Mascot Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has become a hit all over the world, has even inspired the dogs to pitch in their bit for this noble cause.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Extreme Life, Half A Mile Beneath The Antarctic Ice Sheet

Humans don't want to live above the West Antarctic ice sheet but microbes can certainly live below it, according to a new study.

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Daily Chronicle

Our View: Thumbs-up to support for woman fighting cancer

Thumbs-up: To community support. Jan Wahlgren's Stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis in May was a “slap in the face to someone who never smoked.” But Wahlgren, co-owner of the Dairy Joy in Hinckley, continues to go to work every day , buoyed in part by the support of her customers and the community.

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Related Topix: Hinckley, IL, Agriculture, Science, DeKalb, IL, Dekalb County, IL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Slashdot

Illinois University Restricts Access To Social Media, Online Political Content

A student raised concerns after attempting to access the Wikipedia page for Westboro Baptist Church, and receiving a filter message informing him that his access of this page would likely violate the University's Acceptable Use Policy, along with a warning that "all violations would be reviewed."

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Daily Chronicle

Edgebrook Manor Apartments condemned; DeKalb residents displaced

DeKALB – As students moved into Northern Illinois University residence halls Friday, senior Jordan Lanum was trying to figure out where he would live after his apartment building was condemned.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Fire, Bureau, IL

Daily Chronicle

Thousands arrive on NIU move-in day

Theis, an actuarial science major, has lived on campus since he transferred from Harper College almost two years ago.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Chronicle

15 people charged in DeKalb cocaine investigation

Four men appeared in court for the first time Thursday on allegations they sold less than a gram of cocaine to confidential police sources near a school, court records show.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL

Daily Chronicle

Letter: NIU consultants come from far away

With research through freedom of information act requests, I learned that the best and brightest employees and consultants for educational institutions cannot be located easily in all parts of the country, especially not in the Chicago area.

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Related Topix: Illinois

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Chronicle

NIU explains campus Internet security upgrades

Northern Illinois University officials explained their firewall upgrades Wednesday in light of incorrect reports claiming they were banning student access to social media.

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Illinoisreview

NIU censors student access to online political information

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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