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Autumn seminar series on reading will focus on language development, transitions to literacy

NIU’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL) will host a fall seminar series that begins Monday, Sept. 27. CISLL is an interdisciplinary center for the study of lifespan language and literacy across diverse populations and contexts. Center affiliates

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Cheng-Hou Lee

Cheng-Hou Lee to perform Dvorak cello concerto with NIU Philharmonic during Sept. 29 concert

The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor Lucia Matos, will present its first concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, located in the Music Building. Selections on the program are Felix Mendelssohn’s “Overture to Die

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Bill McCoy

Sex and the executive

Interestingly enough, this sort of story used to conjure up salacious images in the minds of everyday citizens. We presumed the level of lies, deceit and manipulation was surely beyond that of ordinary people – while such stories figuratively left the taste of “soap” (as in soap opera) in our mouths.

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