winter

SA adds Huskie buses for winter weather

A Huskie Bus in winter
Joe Frascello, director of mass transit for the NIU Student Association and chairman of the Mass Transit Board, has announced additional Huskie buses to supplement routes made congested by winter weather. Frascello made the changes after consulting with officials inside and outside the Student Association to utilize funds saved by route changes during the fall semester. Because…

Lace ’em up: East Lagoon open for ice skating

East Lagoon
The East Lagoon near Altgeld Hall is free and open to all for ice skating. The ice is checked by employees of the Grounds Department, which is in charge of the sign located on the south end of the lagoon. A green sign indicates it is safe to skate. Skaters should always check the sign to ensure the…

NIU cancels classes Monday, Tuesday

Neptune Hall
Due to the extreme winter weather conditions, Northern Illinois University’s main campus in DeKalb and all regional campus locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 27, and Tuesday, Jan. 28. Normal operations and classes will resume at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. Students: The student residence halls and the Holmes Student Center on NIU’s DeKalb campus will remain…

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