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Baker Report: Our blessings are abundant

Douglas D. Baker
In the midst of the busiest time of the year – with the semester coming to a close, the last regular season football game and holiday planning – Thanksgiving is a welcome pause and a time to reflect on what’s…

Beloved NIU Huskies mascot Diesel to retire

Diesel
After nine years on the sidelines, in the tailgate lots and in front of the television cameras, countless trips across the end zone for Huskie scores, four Mid-American Conference Championship games and bowl trips to Shreveport, Toronto, Mobile and Miami,…

Spicy! College of Ed turns fifty shades of ‘New’

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NIU College of Education students might be surprised to find allusions to “Hunger Games,” Dungeons & Dragons, Tupac Shakur and even “Fifty Shades of Grey” among their Spring 2014 course selections. The classes – open to all NIU students – were redesigned…

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