Judy Santacaterina

Students gain life wisdom at NIU Speech Camp

“It was the best week I’ve ever had,” Oak Lawn High School junior Damian Samsonowicz said of the Northern Illinois University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ 28th annual Speech Camp, which provided campers the chance to improve their speech talents while developing life skills that will strengthen them throughout their academic and professional careers. The six-day, residential camp…

‘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…

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