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Stephanie Tofft
NIU freshman Stephanie Tofft extended her hitting streak Friday afternoon to a school record 16 games as the Huskie softball team split its doubleheader with Eastern Michigan at Mary M. Bell Field. Tofft pushed that record to 18 games Saturday afternoon during a doubleheader sweep of Central Michigan. Tofft, who tied the mark  Friday with a single to left...
Holly Reichard
Northern Illinois senior Holly Reichard wrapped up her stellar collegiate gymnastics career Saturday, April 2, with her third NCAA Regional appearance as an all-around competitor.  Up until a misstep on balance beam during her final routine, Reichard was having the type of day that has typified her career. The Palatine native, who rotated with the Washington...
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NIU’s Outdoor Adventures has two Wisconsin trips in the works this month. Register at the Outing Centre from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (815) 753-9422, e-mail [email protected] or stop during business hours by the Outing Centre, located inside of the Student Recreation Center. White-water Rafting Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April...
Cora Caulfield
Senior Cora Caulfield of the Northern Illinois women’s track and field team was named Mid-American Conference Female Scholar Athlete of the Week this week. Caulfield, a native of Fox Lake, Ill., was one of 10 event winners for the Huskies at the Viking Olympics at Augustana College on Saturday, March 26. Facing cold and windy...
A photo of a woman in traditional Thai clothing
Members of the Southeast Asia Club of NIU invites the campus community to Southeast Asian Culture Night, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 15, in the auditorium of Wirtz Hall. The event will showcase the rich cultural diversity found in Southeast Asia from student and guest performances. Admission is free, and free appetizers will be served for all to...
Holly Reichard
After 158 routines in competition, countless hours in the Huskie Stadium gym and 40 road trips with her Northern Illinois teammates over the last four years, NIU women’s gymnastics senior Holly Reichard has spent the last two weeks training for the final meet of her lifelong gymnastics career. Reichard left DeKalb Thursday for Norman, Okla.,...
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NIU’s Division of Research and Graduate Studies invites faculty, staff and students to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the university’s graduate students. A reception is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Altgeld Hall auditorium. An awards presentation begins at 4 p.m. These groups of students will be recognized: Dissertation Completion Fellowship and University Fellowship for 2011-2012. Current...
The Northern Illinois women’s tennis team will begin Mid-American Conference play this weekend with a pair of road matches. The Huskies will travel to Eastern Michigan to open MAC play on Friday before wrapping up the weekend at Toledo on Saturday. Both matches are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. CT. The Huskies (2-8) return...
Patrick Fisher
The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team will play three home matches this weekend at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford, Ill. The Huskies will open Mid-American Conference play Friday, April 1, against Western Michigan at 1 p.m. and will also face Chicago State at 5 p.m. Friday. NIU will wrap up the weekend hosting Drake at...
The NIU Department of Communication has announced this year’s Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival, which will take place Tuesday, April 5, through Thursday, April 7, on the NIU campus. The 10th annual festival is free and open to the public, and anyone with an interest in film is encouraged to attend. It was originally started...
Dave Doeren
Northern Illinois fans are invited to enjoy a day of food, fun and Huskie football Saturday, April 23, at Huskie Stadium. The action gets under way at noon on the west side of Huskie Stadium with the Fifth Annual Huskie Athletic Support Fund Tailgate Showdown, and continues inside the stadium beginning at 2 p.m. as...
Emily Auerbach
Emily Auerbach, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will deliver an address at NIU at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in the Cavan Auditorium of Gabel Hall. Her speech, titled “The Power of Literature to Change Lives: The UW Odyssey Project,” will highlight some Auerbach’s experiences in the UW-Madison’s Odyssey program. The event is...
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