Northern Illinois University broke ground Monday on the $27 million expansion of the Stevens Building. The renovation of the university’s home of theater, dance, and anthropology has been on the school’s priority list for years.
The "ramen noodle diet" may once have been a badge of honor for the college student on a strict budget. But now, with changing demographics and skyrocketing education costs, “food insecurity” is being seen as a serious problem on campuses across the nation.
A group of climate change activists is making its way from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. Tuesday, they set up camp in DeKalb, pitching their tents and solar panels on Northern Illinois University’s campus near Northern Public Radio’s studio.
A plan to close eight Rockford elementary schools and build two new ones is on its way to a vote by the school board. Last night, the school district held the last of 39 public meetings about the proposal.