Student Sees Benefits of 'Pokémon Go'Some say augmented reality gaming has educational benefits for those who otherwise would stay indoors.
Endangered Turtle Missing from DeKalb County Forest PreserveA male Blanding's turtle that scientists with Northern Illinois University have been tracking for about two years has gone missing from the Afton Forest Preserve, according to officials.
Lawyers: Ill. Hazing Law Vague, UnconstitutionalLawyers representing five former fraternity members charged following the 2012 death of a pledge are claiming the state's hazing statute is too vague.
New Home For IHSA Football FinalsNorthern Illinois University in DeKalb will rotate years with the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
Northern Illinois University Names New PresidentNIU's board of trustees said during an afternoon meeting that Douglas Baker, the University of Idaho's provost and executive vice president, will become the DeKalb school's 12th president.
Quinn: Much to Be Accomplished In Illinois Lame-Duck SessionThe Senate will be in session three days, Wednesday through Friday, and the House for three days, next Sunday through Tuesday (Jan. 6-8).
Brain Chemistry Study Sheds Light on Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderStudy involved students at Northern Illinois University after a gunman killed five students and wounded more than a dozen.
Durbin Co-Introduces Youth Suicide Prevention BillThe Illinois Democrat says the mass shootings at Northern Illinois University and Virginia Tech highlight the need for such programs.

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