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 →

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 →

Getty Images Zodiac signs include Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces. Spring break will be tough for many people. Many planets are transitioning into new signs this week, so it should come as no surprise that life is suddenly unsettling. We may dissociateRead More →

Associated press Miami Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel speaks to reporters Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Dolphins announced the hiring of three former players as part of McDaniel’s first coaching staff with the NFL football team. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Of the head coaches hired to fill theRead More →

References in this report (the “Quarterly Report”) to “we,” “us” or the “Company” refer to Northern Star Investment Corp. IV References to our “management” or our “management team” refer to our officers and directors, and references to the “Sponsor” refer to Northern Star IV Sponsor LLC. The following discussion andRead More →

Sean Rose A look at a community bathroom inside Neptune West. Editor’s Note: This column is written in a comedic and satirical tone. As the crazy old lady around the corner once said, “You can really know someone by the way they use their latrine. If so, then NIU dormRead More →

Zulfiqar Ahmed Hookup culture often allows texting between two people to induce a hookup. Hookup: defined as a brief intimate encounter between two uncommitted individuals. The idea of ​​a casual, unattached hookup has an appealing feel to it, and at first glance, it might seem innocuous. But what you mayRead More →

Women’s tennis falls to 3-2 after the first road loss of 2022 against Notre Dame. FromKALB – The University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish ended the women’s tennis team’s three-game winning streak in a 5-2 win at South Bend on Sunday. Senior Christy Robinson and rookie Reagan Welch had NIU’sRead More →

The Huskies welcomed Paula Veyhle back to action on Friday after missing the fall of 2021 due to injury. Junior Maria Potsi prepares to serve during a match at the NIU Tennis Courts. FromKALB –The women’s tennis team is embarking on a three-game winning streak after freezing Western Illinois UniversityRead More →

Araya Venegas Then-freshman Chelby Koker takes the ball downfield in the Huskies’ Jan. 15 loss to Kent State University at the Convocation Center in 2020. (Araya Venegas/Northern Star) Junior guard Chelby Koker of the NIU women’s basketball team is the most encouraging and passionate player a team could ask for.Read More →

A combination of hard work and support has allowed gymnast Tara Kofmehl to leave a lasting legacy at NIU. As she competed in the all-around at the 2021 Salt Lake NCAA Regionals, senior Tara Kofmehl knew she wouldn’t be at this important milestone without her hard work and the teammatesRead More →

Madelaine Vikse Netflix is ​​a familiar app and platform for many people. The streaming service platform provides a weekly top 10, displaying currently available popular titles for users to choose from. (Madelaine Vikse | North Star) Every week, Netflix updates one of its new features: a list of the topRead More →

We met DJ, producer and label manager The Archer last year, when the multi-hyphenated creation burst onto the scene with “Lonely Dream.” Receive a lot of praise from When we dip, DJ Schedulesand Mixmag Brazil, “Lonely Dream” showcased The Archer’s unrivaled ability to combine infectious vocals with compelling production. FromRead More →

Mitchell: ‘NIU has been home for me. This has been my home for 33 years. On January 1, NIU Acting Chief of Police Darren Mitchell officially became NIU Chief of Police. Mitchell was announced as the University’s next permanent police chief on December 14, but Mitchell’s ties to the DeKalbRead More →

Five NIU athletes have achieved outstanding performances at sporting events throughout the fall 2021 season. Courtesy of Brian Fisher COVID-freshman wide receiver Trayvon Rudolph arms a defender in the first half of NIU’s 52-47 loss to Kent State Nov. 3 at Dix Stadium. Rudolph finished the game with three receivingRead More →

The annual Golden Globe Awards were different this year. Instead of being broadcast live on NBC, the winners were broadcast live on the Golden Globes website as well as their Twitter. The Golden Globe Awards are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The association was criticized in February 2021Read More →

For this week’s segment, we feature the Proctor / Hermantown women’s hockey goaltender who feels more confident after helping guide the Mirages to a state championship last season. PROCTOR, Minn. – Being a goalie wasn’t the first option for Proctor / Hermantown senior Abby Pajari. “I started when I was,Read More →

Tuesday’s home game against the Colorado State University Rams was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. FromKALB —Tuesday’s women’s basketball game against Colorado State University has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns on Colorado State’s roster. The cancellation of Sunday’s game, originally slated to be played at DeKalb, was first announcedRead More →

NIU scores home victories over rival MAC Kent State University and Harper College. Jarrett Huff | North Star Then-redshirt second student Brit Wilson wrestles with his opponent on March 7, 2021 during his semifinal match at the 2020 MAC Wrestling Championships at the NIU Convocation Center. FromKALB – Team NIURead More →

Darren Mitchell has chosen as the NIU the next Chief of Police after an 8-month search process. DeKALB— After an eight-month search process that resulted in 24 “qualified candidates”, the NIU selected Darren Mitchell, a 21-year veteran of the NIU Police Department, as the next Chief Constable. Mitchell is theRead More →

FromKALB – NIU football landed one of its first major additions of the 2022 offseason with the addition of freshman quarterback Justin Lynch via the transfer portal. Lynch comes in with a familiar last name, being the younger brother of former NIU standout quarterback Jordan Lynch. The elder Lynch holdsRead More →

Getty Images A man stands outside with a gun strapped to his back. After the verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial was announced, public opinion on the case was divided. No matter what you think of the verdict, it is clear that Americans are struggling to take justice into their ownRead More →

Huskies leave Macomb winless in two close contests Khavon Thomas | North Star Junior guard Chelby Koker possesses the ball during an exhibition Oct. 29 against Benedictine University at the Convocation Center. Koker scored DeKALB — The women’s basketball team suffered a second straight Compass Challenge loss, trailing the EasternRead More →

Kelly Bauer, Former Editor-in-Chief of Northern Star, Receives Chicago Journalists Association Honor Kelly Bauer, former editor of Northern Star, was recently named Chicago Journalist of the Year by the Chicago Journalists Association. “It was really exciting and unexpected,” said Bauer. “It’s like a really, you know, huge and very humblingRead More →

The Chicago Police Commander plans to fight crime, diversity and community engagement if elected as NIU Police Chief. Sean Rose | North Star NIU Chief of Police candidate Roderick Robinson wants students to have a relationship with the police department and develop trust. FromKALB –Roderick Robinson, a 26-year veteran ofRead More →

Getty Images This year, school starts on January 18, which is the fourth week of the month. Indeed, the first week of January 2022 only lasts one day. FromKALB — At the start of the 2021-2022 school year, the winter break will last from December 11 to January 17 duringRead More →

Two Peterborough Northern Star Under 15 teams playing against each other on Chestnut Avenue earlier this season. Steward today (November 16) confirmed that the club’s adult teams have folded. The first team withdrew from the United Counties Southern Premier League last night after withdrawing their reserves from the league PremierRead More →

Kirk Irwin | Associated press Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) leaves the field before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, in Cleveland. Another interesting NFL week has passed with more headlines heading into week 10 of the season, here are theRead More →

Each year, students pay approximately $9 per credit hour in tuition, which supports university operations and student activities. In return, students can attend sporting events, fine arts performances, and other campus activities for free. However, that was not originally the case for Thursday’s Jesse McCartney concert, which the Campus ActivitiesRead More →

Richardson’s field goal as time expires earns NIU the Bronze Stalk Trophy for the first time in the Hammock era Mingda Wu | North Star COVID-19 freshman running back Jay Ducker is tackled by a Ball State defenseman during NIU’s 30-29 win over the Cardinals Nov. 10 at Huskie Stadium.Read More →

Getty Images Silhouetted view of a young couple, embracing, spending time together and sitting in the car while watching a movie in a drive-in cinema. Dates can be the perfect opportunity to get to know someone better and have a fun, relaxing, and enjoyable evening together. Here are some greatRead More →

Carlos Osori | Associated press Michigan quarterback JJ McCarthy scrambles during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Week nine of the 2021 college football season continues this weekend with two more big games on the schedule. Let’sRead More →

When journalist Katie Couric edited out controversial quotes made by the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a 2016 interview, Couric did Americans a disservice by wanting to “protect” Ginsburg rather than acquit of his duty as a journalist. Couric’s decision to edit quotes based on personal biasRead More →

The volleyball head coach talks about his growth during the two decades at the helm of the Huskies Courtesy of NIU Athletics Head coach Ray Gooden coaches his team from the sideline during a match September 18 at Victor E. Court. Gooden has been coaching at NIU for 20 years.Read More →

James Krause | North Star Senior midfielder Adrian Corona (2), senior defender Anthony Markanich (left), second-year midfielder Camilo Estrada (centre) and senior striker Nick Markanich (right) leave the pitch after the Huskies defeated West Virginia University 2-0 on Oct. 9 in De Kalb. As time ticked away in the firstRead More →