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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…

Friday’s Castle Challenge to further communiversity A/V partnership

Castle Challenge Football 2014
The last time NIU Media Services turned over the live production reins to local high school students – four from Sycamore and two from DeKalb – the Castle Challenge ball was round. Now it’s a prolate spheroid made of pigskin. Media Services Director Jay Orbik and his crew will take local teens under their wings Friday, Sept.…

NIU’s top dog barks for books

Poster of NIU mascot Mission in front of library books
NIU’s mascot Mission visited Founders Memorial Library in July to pose for a READ poster, which is now hanging in the Leisure Reading Area on the third floor of the library. Mission found several interesting titles on the shelves and posed for photos in Regional History and University Archives. Come in to see Mission’s poster and find your…

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