Hall of Fame 2018

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:

  • Chris Belec
  • Eric Krol
  • Laura McHale-Dodd
  • Kevin Wendt

The individuals to be recognized in 2018 as Rising Stars:

  • Mark Bieganski
  • Jamie Swanson
  • Alex Wilkinson

This year's banquet will be held at Barsema Alumni Center, N. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb.

5:30pm--Social Hour
7:15pm--Award Ceremony

Please plan as we honor the Hall of Fame class and we celebrate the achievements of our younger alumni.

Please register by completing the form found below and sending along with a check payable to "Northern Star Alumni" to:

Northern Star
Campus Life Building
Suite 130
Dekalb, IL 60115 

or call Maria Krull at the Star (815.753.0707) with a credit card number 

We will look forward to seeing you at the banquet.


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