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Exploring Majors Fair scheduled Sept. 24

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Are you looking for the major or minor that is right for you? Do you already have a major but would like to find out about other academic opportunities available to you? Do you know that NIU has more than 50…

Best served cold: Football gets revenge on Iowa!

Mathew Sims
Northern Illinois kicker Mathew Sims made a 36-yard field goal with four seconds on the clock Saturday to give the Huskies a 30-27 season-opening win over the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium. The kick gave NIU its first win over the…

NIU VP talks pensions with legislator, media

Steve Cunningham
Illinois’ “worst in the nation” public pension system has been the key policy issue in the state for several years. Now, the cries for reform are louder than ever as the deficit continues to snowball. WNIJ’s Susan Stephens and Rockford Register Star Political…

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