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NIU Huskies gymnastics
Previous experience against NCAA-level competition gave Northern Illinois gymnasts Holly Reichard (Palatine, Ill./Fremd HS) and Ashley Guerra (Orland Park, Ill./Carl Sandburg HS) an advantage Saturday as the two NCAA regional qualifiers on NIU’s 2011 roster led the Huskies in their season-opening meet at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington. Facing Top 25 squads from Kentucky and Illinois,...
Photo of the Holmes Student Center in winter
A taste of summer is coming to the Holmes Student Center this winter. NIU’s Orientation & First-Year Experience will host the Winter Resource Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. Representatives from more than 30 campus offices and from more than 60 student organizations will greet visitors...
NIU Huskie wrestling
The NIU wrestling team battled No. 17 Central Michigan in the Mid-American Conference opener Thursday night, but fell to the Chippewas, 21-13 at Victor E. Court in the NIU Convocation Center. “I think our guys wrestled extremely well,” said NIU head coach Dave Grant. “We had some really close matches. I thought we competed well...
NIU Huskie football team huddles up
On the heels of a record-breaking 2010 Northern Illinois football season on the field, a record-tying five Northern Illinois football student-athletes have been named to the Mid-American Conference’s Academic All-MAC football squad as selected by the league’s faculty representatives. Northern Illinois and Western Michigan led all MAC schools with five selections each to the 29-man...
NIU Huskies women's basketball
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team shot 48.9 percent from the field, 12 points better than Eastern Michigan, but fell to the Eagles 79-63 in both teams’ Mid-American Conference opener Wednesday at the Convocation Center. NIU (6-8, 0-1 MAC) trailed for the entire game after a slow start put the Huskies in a 7-0 hole...
NIU Huskie wrestling
NIU’s wrestling team opens a big weekend of competition Thursday, Jan. 6, when the Huskies welcome No. 17 Central Michigan in the Mid-American Conference opener to Victor E. Court in the NIU Convocation Center. The first bout is set for 7 p.m. “We’re not changing our approach,” said NIU head coach Dave Grant of the conference...
Photo of Founders Memorial Library patron reading between the shelves.
When students and faculty return to campus this month, they will see significant changes to the NIU Libraries’ website and have easier access to library information. The Libraries’ website will feature a new design and new layout, which will make accessing information easier for users. In addition to the aesthetic changes, the Libraries’ website also will...
Kristin Hoffman and Allison McGlaughlin
For the second consecutive season, Northern Illinois volleyball juniors Kristin Hoffman and Allison McGlaughlin received Academic All-Mid-American Conference recognition, the league announced Monday.  With the two selections, the Huskies have had multiple Academic All-MAC honorees in three straight seasons, a feat that had not been achieved in program history. Academic excellence has been a trademark...
Adam Kiel
NIU offensive lineman and 2010 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® member Adam Kiel is in New Orleans this week to take part in the week’s festivities leading up to tonight’s 2011 Allstate® Sugar Bowl. Kiel is the second NIU player all-time, and the second in the last three seasons, to be named to the prestigious team,...
Marke Freeman
Senior Marke Freeman was voted the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week by the conference coaches, the league announced Monday. In the Huskies’ only contest of the week, Freeman delivered game-highs with 25 points and 12 rebounds, leading NIU to a 70-59 victory over Loyola. Freeman hit her first four three-pointer attempts, including...
Lauren Wicinski
Northern Illinois freshman outside hitter Lauren Wicinski wrapped up her astounding rookie campaign by garnering American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Honorable Mention All-American recognition, the organization announced Wednesday. Wicinski came to NIU as the volleyball program’s first high school All-American and now becomes the Huskies’ first freshman, and second overall (Kate McCullagh in 2006), to...
NIU student group Mortar Board, in collaboration with the Honors Program and the Women’s Resource Center, are joining forces to collect gowns for the second annual Project Prom. The gown and accessories collection is happening now and will continue through 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17. From 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, and Sunday, Feb. 20,...
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