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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...
A photo of employees dressed for success
Kohl’s will sponsor a business-attire fashion show at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the large auditorium (Room 200) of Barsema Hall. NIU students will demonstrate how to “dress to succeed,” be fashionable and stay on a budget. Men and women will model interview attire, everyday professional clothing and apparel for casual Fridays. Members of the Fashion Industries Organization will lead the event with support...
A seven-run second inning sparked Northern Illinois to a 20-5 win Tuesday afternoon over Chicago State at Ralph McKinzie Field. The Huskies had trailed 3-2 entering the second, but the deficit didn’t last long. Tom Kotis started the frame with a bunt single and stole second. Alex Jones reached on an error to move Kotis to third,...
Takako Day speaks Tuesday afternoon during the teach-in on the Japanese disaster.
Tuesday’s “teach-in” on the crisis in Japan drew an audience of about 100 students, faculty and staff members who heard a panel of experts talk on a range of subjects, from how worldwide non-governmental organizations (NGO) respond to massive disasters to an account of how the nuclear crisis unfolded. “It was very informational,” said Erika...
NIU Huskies softball
The Northern Illinois University softball team opens a six-game homestand Wednesday, March 30, when the Huskies welcome Valparaiso to Mary M. Bell Field for a doubleheader. First pitch of Game One is slated for 3 p.m. with the second game to follow. Northern Illinois (10-12) returns home having played well of late, winning six of...
Students looking to network with various retailers should attend the NIU Retail Leadership Expo. Career Services will host the first NIU Retail Leadership Expo from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Campus Life Building atrium. The expo is free to all students. Attendance is limited to 200 people, and pre-registration is required for...
Photo of a paint brush on canvas
Derek Guthrie, co-founder of the New Art Examiner, will speak at noon Wednesday, March 30, in Room 103 of the Visual Arts Building. Guthrie will present “Some Thoughts on Independence in the Art World,” a colorful view on the contemporary art world in Chicago and beyond. The event is free and open to the public. For...
Roberto Carmona
NIU alum Roberto Carmona will be the keynote speaker Saturday, April 2, at the CHANCE and LRC Latino Leadership & Academic Achievement Reception. Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center, the reception is organized to honor and instill pride in incoming Latino students who have been admitted to NIU through...
Cora Caulfield
Cora Caulfield set another school record in the discus as the Northern Illinois women’s track and field team competed at the Viking Olympics at Augustana College. In addition to Caulfield’s record, the Huskies won nine other events while facing cold and windy conditions throughout the meet. Caulfield won the discus with a school-record throw of 162-11,...
Michael Disa
NIU alum Mike Disa, director and co-writer of soon-to-be-released animated film “Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil,” will return to campus next week to speak about his life and work in the Hollywood movie business. Disa, who graduated from NIU School of Art in 1987 with a bachelor’s of fine arts degree in art and computer...
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