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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.
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.
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.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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."
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.
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
NIU censors student access to online political information
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