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The post title isn't an exact quote (because it would've been damn hard taking notes while trying to hold a lit candle (and, more importantly, given the windy conditions this evening, keeping it lit) from the remarks of NIU President John G.…

By Dick Durbin
RRSTAR.COM
Posted Apr 17, 2008 @ 10:59 PM

This week, our nation marked the anniversary of the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech that took 32 lives and wounded 17 other people. Just two months ago, our state was stunned to witness…

By Chris Green
RRSTAR.COM
Posted Apr 16, 2008 @ 11:00 PM
Last update Apr 17, 2008 @ 07:38 AM

DEKALB —

Northern Illinois University senior Sonia Salazar said Virginia Tech students put their feelings of sorrow on hold to help the students…

This is a thank you letter from NIU in response to a banner and photo that was sent from the VT Office of Research.

The photo, in which employees wore black and red and are surrounded by employees wearing
hokie colors, was blown up poster size…

This photo was taken on February 21, 2008. The VT employees in the photo are from the Office of Research. Several employees wore black and red and are surrounded by employees wearing hokie colors. The photo was blown up poster size and was sent…

This sign advertising a silent auction for Northern Illinois University hung on the front of Squires Student Building on April 8, 2008.

Sign says: "Silent Auction for NIU Wed, 4/9 8:30-6PM Squires 2nd Floor"

Ben Agger and Timothy W. Luke

Last Thursday, February 14th, 2008, Steven Kazmierczak reportedly shot and killed five students, and then turned a weapon on himself at Northern Illinois University. At least sixteen students were wounded in the…

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Photo by ALAN LEON | RRSTAR.COM
Six huskies and flowers are set up as a memorial in front of Cole Hall on Feb. 22, 2008, on the campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

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Geri Nikolai, Isaac Guerrero and Sadie…

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ALAN LEON | RRSTAR.COM
Ken Shold, an NIU almunus and father of a current student, sheds tears while praying in front of Cole Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, on the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb.

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Feb 16, 2008 @…

By CHRIS DETTRO
STAFF WRITER
Published Friday, February 15, 2008

Springfield-area colleges have systems in place to alert students to campus emergencies, and most procedures have been updated or were instituted originally in the wake of campus…