It's time again to honor the Northern Star's past by celebrating the lives and careers of some special people.
On Friday, October 12, you are invited to the Northern Star's Hall of Fame Induction Banquet to honor this year's inductees. This biennial event brings together old and new friends and colleagues to reminisce and to celebrate what continues to be one of the nation's premier college newspapers.
This year's Hall of Fame honorees:
• Rick Baert: '78, senior reporter for Crain.
• Dr. Larry Bolles: in the "Friends of the Star" category, former director of the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct at NIU.
• Ed Murnane: '66, former political editor at the Daily Herald, staff member for presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
The new class joins 84 previous inductees from 2000 to 2016.
The individuals to be recognized in 2018 as Innovators:
The individuals to be recognized in 2018 as Rising Stars:
This year's banquet will be held at Barsema Alumni Center, N. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb.