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New Residence Hall plans some February fun

January 23, 2013

Students outside the new residence hallCome in from the cold! The students and staff in New Residence Hall will host several open-to-the-public events in February.

Kickoff to Infinity!

Come play kickball with New Hall in the Chick Evans Field House! Be prepared for a twist! Come with your best academic success trivia, as this is not your ordinary game of kickball!

  • 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4
  • Chick Evans Field House
  • Sponsored by NIU Housing & Dining

Laughs and Life Lessons with Jack Baker Comedy Night

Start the semester with a good laugh and free food! Comedian Jack Baker, an NIU alum, will dish out some humor about his academics and experience growing up. How about the real world? Yup, Jack will talk about life after college: the good, the bad and the ugly.

  • 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5
  • New Hall Community Center
  • Sponsored by University Honors

Student and Staff Arts & Crafts Charity Auction Reception

Come view arts and crafts by your very own talented NIU students and staff bid on items, starting as low as $1, in a silent auction that will be displayed throughout the week. All proceeds will be donated to the Illinois Arts Council to help increase how the arts influence academic success in schools.

  • 8:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5
  • New Hall Community Center Lobby
  • Sponsored by New Hall Council and Housing & Dining

The Student and Staff Arts & Craft Charity Auction will continue from 11 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, and Thursday, Feb. 7. The auction officially closes at 7:45 p.m. Thursday. Bidding will occur in $1 increments. Winners of art items must pay and pick up their items by Tuesday, Feb. 12. Cash payment only.

Photo of a photographerLights, Camera, Fashion!

Come see how to dress professionally for that dream job that might not be light years away! The Career Fashion Show, sponsored by Kohl’s, includes free food and great giveaways.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 6
  • Seating will begin at 7:30 p.m.; the show begins at 8 p.m.
  • New Hall Community Center
  • Sponsored by Housing & Dining, NIU Career Services, NIU Athletics and Kohl’s

Jetpack Jeopardy

Do you have what it takes for America’s favorite quiz show?

Come join us at the New Hall Community Center for the ultimate academic success challenge. Strap on your mental jetpack and soar – from college to infinity and beyond, Jeopardy-style! The event features food and prizes.

  • 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7
  • New Hall Community Center
  • Sponsored by Housing & Dining

For more information, call (815) 753-7615 or email [email protected].