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A place like home

Student-parents Destiny Engels (left) and Heather Theissing study in the North Corner Room of Campus Child Care while their sons, Randal and Jeremiah, play.
Lisa Hackney, a junior studying nutrition sciences, commutes to NIU each day from rural Freeport. Despite the 70-minute drives every morning and every afternoon, the sun in her eyes both ways, she’s rocking straight A’s this semester – and her son…

Huskie Marching Band to perform Nov. 6 concert

Huskie Marching Band color guard
Come relive the musical highlights of football halftime shows Thursday, Nov. 6, when the NIU Huskie Marching Band performs its annual year-end concert at the Convocation Center. The marching band, the drumline, the color guard and the Silverettes will present favorite…

NIU Research Rookies named for 2014-15 academic year

Ashley Sands
The 2014-15 cohort of Research Rookies has been named. NIU’s Research Rookies Program links undergraduate freshmen, sophomore, and first-semester transfer students with faculty mentors in their major or area of interest to conduct a small-scale research project. A total of 49 NIU…

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