Judy Santacaterina

‘March Madness’ success for NIU Forensics Team

From left: Yanelly Villegas, Andy Robisnon, Bernard Chestleigh, Steven Cyhaniuk, Jimmy Clark, Ben Donovan, Kyle Larson and Lisa Roth.
The NIU Forensics team continues to enjoy success this spring semester. The duo of junior Jimmy Clark and sophomore Steven Cyhaniuk placed among the top four nationally in the junior varsity debate category of the annual Pi Kappa Delta National Forensics Tournament, held in Indianapolis earlier this month. The two competed as a team. The scores of…

NIU to host Novice National Forensics tourney

Photo of an auditorium with four chairs and a lectern on the stage
NIU plays host this weekend to the 32nd annual Novice National Forensics Tournament, a three-day event that will serve as a stepping stone for competitors, a homecoming for many coaches and an intense learning experience for two NIU students. Students and coaches from 10 states and 25 schools will compete in intercollegiate debate and individual events. Open…

Forty-one years, three months, 28 days

Judy Santacaterina and Matt Swan join Bob Dalaskey
There are some stories that should be told, and some that should be heard, but this story is one that should be celebrated. Bob Dalaskey, a 59-year-old divorced father of two living in Naperville, “cooked chicken for KFC during high school to save money for college.” He enrolled at NIU in August of 1972 as a…

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