Northern Illinois University

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Name: Northern Illinois University
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter: Thanks to Wild Ones participants, old and new

We would like to thank all who participated in Wild Ones’ “Wild for Monarchs: Inviting Nature Home” lecture and tour of natural yards this past weekend. Dr. Michael Jeffords gave an inspiring message Saturday at the Rockford campus of Northern Illinois ... [Published Rockford Register Star - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Student effort sparks NIU shuttle service changes

DeKALB – Starting Friday, DeKalb residents will no longer have access to a late-night bus service that Northern Illinois University provides.With collaboration from NIU's Student Association, NIU Police Department unveiled its Huskie Safe Line, which ... [Published Daily Chronicle - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

DeKalb firefighters train at NIU high-rise

DeKALB - Firefighters trudged up seven flights of stairs searching for a high-rise fire and any victims trapped inside Grant Tower South at Northern Illinois University as a part of a training exercise Wednesday.Instead of a flames and real victims, nontoxic ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

LEGO robotics club gears up for new season

Natural disasters are not something that most boys ages 9 through 12 think about on a regular basis. However, five local boys have been very focused on this topic for months.They are part of a team called Motorcycle Riding Chimpanzees, who competed in ... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

SHS hosts Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps

SYCAMORE – The Sycamore High School Band had the chance to interact with the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps when it was in the area to perform at the DCI Drum and Bugle Corps show at Northern Illinois University in July.The Sycamore Music Boosters made ... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

NIU alumni develop mobile personal safety device

Joe Parisi was a senior at Northern Illinois University in October of 2010, when Antinette “Toni” Keller was murdered while walking by herself near campus .“It kind of made an impression on me,” he said. “My girlfriend at the time was really affected. ... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Editor's Note: Be the good in the world

For my birthday this year, my brother and sister-in-law made me a beautiful piece of wall art. It says, “Believe there is good in the world.”The first few letters of each line are painted a different color than the rest, highlighting a message within ... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

July 28 Police Reports

Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.DeKalb CountyDavid ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Back to school party provides low-income students the tools to start the year right

DeKALB – Treveda Redmond just wants children to have the chance to be successful in the classroom.An eighth-grade language arts teacher at Clinton Rosette Middle School in DeKalb, Redmond has seen that the playing field is not always level for low-income ... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Community event to fight crime, raise safety awareness

DeKALB – Local public safety agencies are teaming up to offer National Night Out , a free community awareness fair, on Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Target parking lot, 2555 Sycamore Road in DeKalb.From 5 until 8 p.m., the parking lot will be the site of information ... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Police: Drunk DeKalb man led them on chase

DeKALB – A 21-year-old DeKalb man who fled from police, first in his car and then on foot, early Sunday remained in jail Monday unable to post $150 bail.Pedro Mora-Aburto, of the 1300 block of North Annie Glidden Road, was charged with aggravated driving ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

NIU employee on administrative leave over water testing

DEKALB (WREX) - 13 News has confirmed a Northern Illinois University employee in charge of testing campus water has been placed on paid administrative leave after officials learned he did not test for certain contaminants for almost two years.Officials ... [Published 13 WREX-TV - Jul 25 2014]

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"This change happened just from one student's voice," Martin said. "Last year, I was a random student just like anyone else. There was nothing special about me, but I had an initiative. I spoke up and let my voice get heard."
...and having six firefighters to do a search and fire extinguishment in a high-rise evolution is very difficult," firefighter Tim Morey said. "It provided us quite aa few challenges to do our job. We are trying to learn how to be the most efficient."
"Their condition literally costs motorists hundreds of thousands of repair dollars and are an embarrassment to our legacy as the state that put the world on wheels" he said in his answers to the MLive Voter Guide questionnaire

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Professor: Modern life setting the stage for ro... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
LEGO robotics club gears up for new season [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
SHS hosts Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
NIU alumni develop mobile personal safety device [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
NIU, city partner on window decals [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
The daily life of a Civil War soldier explored ... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
Local students graduate from NIU [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
A High School Student’s Social Media SWAG [Published Florida Times-Union - Jul 29 2014]
Editor's Note: Be the good in the world [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
July 28 Police Reports [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 29 2014]
Back to school party provides low-income studen... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
Community event to fight crime, raise safety aw... [Published DeKalb County Midweek - Jul 29 2014]
NIU alumn develops new campus safety device [Published 13 WREX-TV - Jul 29 2014]
Toni Dewey, 1928-2014 [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 28 2014]
Police: Drunk DeKalb man led them on chase [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 28 2014]
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Seattle school shooting killed one — but it may... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 06 2014]
SEATTLE — When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle University stopped firing at students to reload, another student pepper-sprayed him and subdued him with the help of others and prevented more deaths, police said. “There are a number ...
Gun Violence Survivors Share Powerful Photos In... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 02 2014]
Survivors and victims’ family members from Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, and other shootings join UCSB dad Richard Martinez’s “Not One More” campaign to get the word out on gun violence. WARNING: Some graphic images. On January 15, 2010, Courtney Weaver ...
Norman Dovichi of Notre Dame to Speak at Bioana... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 02 2014]
Cambridge, MA, April 02, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Norman Dovichi, Grace-Rupley Professor at the University of Notre Dame, is to give a presentation titled “Zone Electrophoresis-Mass Spectrometry at the zeptomole level,” at the Inaugural Bioanalytical Sensors ...
Uniting disabled vets with service dogs [Published Air Force Times - News - Mar 21 2014]
Theresa Van Den Eeden is one of 12 Northern Illinois University students gaining real-world experience while telling disabled veterans' stories for a good cause. ...
President Obama announces two new public-privat... [Published Green Car Congress - Feb 25 2014]
President Obama announced two new manufacturing innovation institutes led by the Department of Defense supported by a $140-million Federal commitment combined with more than $140 million in non-federal resources: (1) a Detroit-area-headquartered consortium ...
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