Linh Nguyen (Courtesy of Linh Nguyen) Race: DeKalb County Clerk To party: Democratic Live: Computational chemistry instructor at NIU, former president of the League of Women Voters DeKalb County Ill. Education: PhD – Duquesne University, Chemistry Master’s – University of Oklahoma, Chemistry Bachelor’s – University of Oklahoma, Chemistry Associate DegreeRead More →

Weekly Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5qoAmQ2dBbbZL0U77quOAn?si=065c7457245445f4 Daija’s picks Sabrina Carpenter – “emails that I cannot send” Taylor Swift – “Lavender Haze” American Football, Hayley Williams – “Uncomfortably Numb (feat. Hayley Williams)” “emails i can’t send” is from Sabrina Carpenter’s 2022 album of the same name. With the song being the album’s openingRead More →

Huskies set to face four in-state opponents Zohair Khan Then-redshirt senior Mason Kauffman wrestles with then-graduate student Kevin Gschwendtner Feb. 20 during NIU’s dual meet with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The encounter closed NIU’s 2021 regular season schedule. (Zohair Khan | North Star) The NIU wrestling team has officially releasedRead More →

The Freedom of Information Act allows people to request documents like contracts, but many are unaware of its history and potential. Getty Images The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives the public the right to access certain records of any federal or state agency. FromKALB –Read More →

FromKALB – The main stories of the week from September 18 to September 22, including Tuesday’s story about a student who was hit by a vehicle outside New Hall. September 18: El Grito kicks off Latino Heritage Month celebrations at NIU Latino co-ed fraternity Alpha Psi Lambda kicked off LatinoRead More →

Getty Images Cheating during an excessive game of chess is difficult and rare. There has been an obscene amount of drama in the chess community since September 4 due to the wrath of the highest rated player of all time and current World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen. 19-year-old grandmaster HansRead More →

Bridgette Fox NIU students participate in Latin American Heritage Month festivities. (Bridgette Fox | North Star) FromKALB — Co-ed Latino fraternity Alpha Psi Lambda kicked off Latino Heritage Month on Thursday with El Grito, the annual event to celebrate Latino pride and independence. Latino Heritage Month takes place from SeptemberRead More →

Milly Landa Fifth-year senior defenseman Diego Sanchez brushing off two UIC players late in Monday night’s game. (Milly Landa | North Star) FromKALB – NIU Athletics is packed with exciting competition and action throughout the weekend. Friday serves as the start of the action with the volleyball in a homeRead More →

Editor’s note: This story is the first in a two-part series featuring NIU volleyball’s latest transfers, Emily Dykes and Sammi Lockwood. The Lockwood feature will be released on September 18. It can be said that adapting to a new team and having immediate production as a student-athlete is not anRead More →

Sean Rose (L to R) Francesca Bertucci, Nikolette Nedic, Ella Mihacevich, Sammi Lockwood and Emily Dykes celebrate a point scored in the second set against SDSU at Victor E. Court on Friday night. (Sean Reed | North Star) FromKALB – NIU’s fall sports seasons continue this weekend with action everyRead More →

Getty Images A college’s ranking does not determine the outcome of a student’s happiness or success. You’ve probably heard teachers, parents, and counselors discuss lists of the top 10 or 50 colleges in the country. Colleges are measured by components such as graduation rate, wealth, admission selectivity, published research, andRead More →

Weekly Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0NxAM0FmG5caMbL3vsxrxZ?si=16c0ac3802bc4cf0 Daija’s picks Steve Lacy – “Bad Habit” quinnie – “touch tank” The 1975 – “Part of the Band” “Bad Habit” is the single from Lacy’s second album “Gemini Rights”. Lacy reflects on his attraction to someone and wishes he would tell them how he feels insteadRead More →

Abbi Sweeney Understanding and fighting inflation can be difficult. Here is a breakdown of the question along with resources for NIU students. DeKALB — Inflation affects everything from food to homes to retail. For students, especially commuting students, gas, food, and tuition are the biggest issues. What does this meanRead More →

Forward-Looking Statements, Reserves and Resources Forward-looking statements Northern Star Resources Limited has prepared this announcement based on information available to it. No representations or warranties, express or implied, are made as to the correctness, accuracy, completeness or correctness of the information, opinions and conclusions contained in this announcement. To theRead More →

DeKALB— The Chris Young & Famous Friends Tour, originally scheduled for the NIU Convocation Center on November 20, was canceled on November 4. The concert was to feature well-known country singer-songwriter Chris Young, Nashville country pop singer-songwriter Mitchell Tenpenny and 18-year-old country singer Callista Clark. This isn’t the only Young’sRead More →

Filipino consumers – from motorists to pedestrians in Region 1 can expect to benefit more high-quality products and services from Shell on the road. Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Pilipinas Shell) and Northern Star Energy Corporation (Northern Star) have signed an agreement to transform existing Northern Star sites in the regionRead More →

Dave Fielding: Star of the North blue apple music DL | LP | CD Released July 8, 2022 Northern Star is the debut solo album from original Chameleons guitarist Dave Fielding. Reviews by Stephen Canavan. As one of the founding members of legendary Manchester band The Chameleons, Dave Fielding’s unique,Read More →

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (Pilipinas Shell) and Northern Star Energy Corp. (Northern Star) have signed an agreement to transform existing Northern Star sites in Region 1 into Shell-branded mobility stations. “This partnership will allow us to reach more customers and communities in La Union, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Abra andRead More →

Weekly Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4eJ6bfpBf10BkOmcl6EcOS?si=299479eeb29a4a31 Daija’s picks Harry Styles – “Matilda” Gracie Abrams- “21” Suki Waterhouse – “Beautiful” “Matilda” is one of the few slow songs on Styles’ new album “Harry’s House.” In an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music, Styles mentioned how this song was inspired by someone heRead More →

Weekly Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4eJ6bfpBf10BkOmcl6EcOS?si=299479eeb29a4a31 Daija’s picks Harry Styles – “Matilda” Gracie Abrams- “21” Suki Waterhouse – “Beautiful” “Matilda” is one of the few slow songs on Styles’ new album “Harry’s House.” In an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music, Styles mentioned how this song was inspired by someone heRead More →

Pexels The start and end dates of each sign change slightly each year. Mars entered Aries yesterday, which is where this planet feels at home. In matters of work and communication, we will probably be quicker to be frank and even aggressive. We will naturally find strength in various areasRead More →

Getty Images Star signs depicted in sticker pop art style on light blue background. For astronomy enthusiasts, May 15 was a crazy day. There was a full moon and a lunar eclipse in Scorpio, affectionately known as a “blood moon.” This, coupled with the arrival of Gemini season, means thatRead More →

Northern Star March Quarter Gold Production Disappoints Market Pogo mine in Alaska disappoints with lower production volume and significantly higher costs Monitoring Australian operations to plan for compliance with FY22 production and cost guidelines Group FY22 production guidance unchanged at 1.55-1.65 million ounces The group’s FY22 cost guidance is nowRead More →

Weekly Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7dTOyH2GJr0zN4tZpnp4kF?si=gdJJPr5ST7eoOwon5No-cw Madelaine’s picks Bedroom – “In My Head” Vampire Weekend – “Hannah Hunt” Nicolette Larson – “Lotta Love” Dream pop artist Bedroom, real name Noah Kittinger, created a catchy hit with “In My Head.” The lyrics of the song are about battling anxiety or depression that becomesRead More →

The women’s golf and men’s tennis teams will compete in the Mid-American Conference Championships this weekend Wes Sanderson Redshirt senior tennis player Kristopher Ortega runs during a match against Binghamton University April 1 at DeKalb. Women’s Golf: The conclusion of the women’s golf team’s conference season came with the startRead More →

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, RepublicRead More →

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Dani Thayer, left, and Marina Lanae, right, both of Tulsa, Okla., hold pro-choice signs at the State Capitol, Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in Oklahoma City, the day after entering in force from Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt. a bill making performing an abortion a crime, punishable by upRead More →

Northern Star Resources removed the Paulsens and Western Tanami gold projects from its portfolio after selling the assets to Black Cat Syndicate for $44.5 million. The transaction includes $14.5 million in cash payable upon closing of the sale, $15 million payable on June 30, 2023 and $10 million payable throughRead More →

The performance art is beautiful and enjoyable. Many students love the feeling of joining a like-minded community and stepping onto the stage, personifying a character. However, the drama department at Northern Illinois University is only offered to those who wish to devote their major or minor to the subject; itRead More →

Weekly Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0CG5JwwpS7LriFvDXP4dIj?si=02cxS8V6QkGJW8sTo1l6NQ Madelaine’s picks Paper Kites – “Never Heard a Sound” Kurt Vile – “Feel My Pain” Grand Lotus – “Move!” “Never Heard a Sound,” from The Paper Kites’ 2013 album “States,” is packed with acoustic guitar and dreamy harmonies. The Paper Kites are an indie-folk band knownRead More →

For this week’s segment, we feature a pair of UW-Superior sisters taking over for their softball team. SUPERIOR, Wis. “It’s great to have a sibling, and the best part is when you need them, they’re always there. The same can be said for a pair of UWS softball players, makingRead More →

Wes Sanderson Sophomore Mason Kelley (25) plays first base during a game against Kent State March 28 at DeKalb. Baseball The NIU baseball team will have a four-game series this weekend in DeKalb, as they take on the University of Miami, Ohio. The Huskies lost their previous game to theRead More →

Alex Brandon | Associated press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson laughs as she is questioned by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-California, during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee (Alex Brandon | Associated Press) While campaigning for the 2020 presidential election, then-presidential candidate Joe Biden promised to nominate aRead More →