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October brings Mental Illness Awareness Week

In 1990, Congress established the first week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week. Since its inception, advocates have used this week to highlight the importance of mental health.  As October begins, NIU’s Counseling and Student Development Center wants to remind the

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QB Harnish earns Player of the Week accolades

Northern Illinois University quarterback Chandler Harnish was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Offensive Player of the Week Monday after throwing for a season high 281 yards and tying his career-high with three touchdown passes in NIU’s 50-14 victory over Akron. Harnish

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Cross country runs at Notre Dame Invitational

Racing for the second-consecutive weekend the Northern Illinois women’s cross country team wrapped action at the 55th Notre Dame Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind., with a 16th-place finish. The Huskies faced tough competition Friday afternoon from Mid-American Conference foes Ball State, Buffalo and

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Harnish, Huskies pass by Akron, 50-14

Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish completed 16-of-20 passes for 281 yards and three touchdowns in three quarters and the Huskies used a 20-point outburst at the end of the first half en route to a 50-14 victory over Akron in the 2010

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