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NIU Philharmonic to hold season-end concert Nov. 24

Margaret Cornils Luke
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. Performing “Polonaise” from “Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky and…

The 11th hour, the 11th day, the 11th month

Veterans Day 2013
As Veterans Day approaches, Northern Illinois University alumna and Illinois State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit is reflecting on fellow veterans who sacrificed their lives for freedom and on her service in the Marine Corps. After graduating high school, Kifowit joined the Marines on an impulse and didn’t tell her family until after she had signed up. Being…

Extra, extra! Northern Star honors distinguished alumni

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NIU’s student newspaper, the Northern Star, held its awards banquet and Hall of Fame induction ceremony Oct. 10 in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. The Northern Star Hall of Fame honors former students, advisers and friends of the newspaper who have significantly influenced the Northern Star, journalism and related fields, or who have…

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