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A one-time only student tailgating special is being offered for the Huskies final home football game Tuesday, Nov. 9. Each special is valid for the student parking lot in center of Huskie tailgating. Student organizations have the opportunity to rent tents for their group to tailgate. Tent rental starts at only $500, with multiple tent options to...
The Northern Illinois men’s soccer team will celebrate the careers of four Huskies playing their final season when NIU hosts Bowling Green at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, for Senior Day. Seniors Engebreth Faerden, Juan Hoyos, Kyle Knotek and Luis Mojica will be honored for their extensive dedication and commitment to NIU soccer prior to kick-off of...
Huskies women's soccer team
After earning a 5-5-1 Mid-American Conference record, the Huskies will head to the MAC Tournament for the second time in three years Sunday, Oct. 31, under NIU head women’s soccer coach Carrie Barker. The sixth-seeded Huskies will take on No. 3 seed and 2010 Mid-American Conference Co-Champion Central Michigan at 1 p.m. in Mount Pleasant,...
Xavier Silas
Xavier Silas, who led Northern Illinois and ranked second in the Mid-American Conference in scoring as a junior with 19.7 points per game, was named to the MAC’s Preseason All-Conference Team. The poll, as well as the teams, was selected by a 24-member MAC News Media panel. Northern Illinois was picked to finish fifth in...
NIU Huskies cross country
The Northern Illinois cross country team will culminate its 2010 season Saturday, Oct. 30, when the Huskies head to Three Rivers, Mich. for the 2010 Mid-American Conference Championships, hosted by Western Michigan. The six-kilometer race will kick-off at 10 a.m. at Pine View Golf Club. As the Huskies head into the 2010 MAC Championships Northern...
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For the third straight year, Northern Illinois Athletics hit the mark – the 80 percent mark, that is – as Huskie Athletics continues to graduate its student-athletes at a rate which ranks above the national average, according to data released Wednesday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Huskies’ overall Graduation Success Rate (GSR)...
Marke Freeman
Northern Illinois point guard Marke Freeman was voted to the Mid-American Conference West Division Preseason Team by coaches and select media members, the league announced Wednesday. Freeman was a MAC All-Conference Second Team performer in 2009-10, an award that includes players from both divisions. She led the Huskies in scoring with 16.8 points per game,...
A scene from NIU's production of "The Nutcracker"
The holiday season is one full of tradition. Among the classic holiday entertainment loved by all is the celebrated ballet, “The Nutcracker.” Opening Thursday, Nov. 11, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present Tchaikovsky’s timeless ballet of magic and wonderment at the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, commissioned by the...
Wycliffe Gordon
Director Ron Carter and the legendary NIU Jazz Ensemble and will welcome internationally acclaimed jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon for a concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Admission is free. Gordon enjoys an extraordinary career as a performer, composer, arranger, educator and conductor, receiving high praise and multiple...
A watercolor by Manuel Pardo
Artist Manuel Pardo will conduct a lecture, a workshop and studio critiques during a three-day residency next week at the NIU School of Art. Pardo’s lecture is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in Room 103 of the Visual Arts Building. He will hold a workshop from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov....
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NIU students who are registered to vote in DeKalb County and wish to vote Tuesday, Nov. 2,can review their voter registration card to determine where their polling station is located. Students registered to vote in DeKalb County who live in the residence halls west of Annie Glidden Road should find their polling place at the...
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Interested in working with kids? Interested in helping children achieve their learning potential?  NIU’s School Psycholgy Student Organization will host a brief exploration of the school psychology profession, its role in the educational system and how school psychologists can make a difference in the academic lives of children.  The event will take place from 10 to 11 Tuesday, Nov. 2, in Room 412...
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