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Jeff Dick
Northern Illinois senior golfer Jeff Dick (Sherman, Texas/Sherman) collected the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week accolade for his winning performance at this week’s Bearcat Invitational, the league announced Thursday. Dick fired a career-best seven-under-par at the par 72 Traditions Golf Club to secure the honor. The 2010 All-MAC second team selection torched the northern...
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The NIU Philharmonic will combine with the Concert Choir and University Chorus to present Johannes Brahms’ “Ein deutsches Requiem Op. 45” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Philharmonic is under the direction of Lucia Matos, the Concert Choir under the direction of Eric Johnson and the University Chorus is under the...
Jeff Dick
Senior Jeff Dick (Sherman, Texas/Sherman) added a second individual title to his resume and led the Northern Illinois golf team to a second-place finish Tuesday at the Bearcat Invitational. NIU (873, +9) finished a mere two strokes back of champion Oakland, earning a season-best second place standing. The Huskies posted a 291 in the second round...
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National Depression Screening Day is held across the country every October.  This screening provides a quick and easy way to check for depression and other mental health issues. Each academic year millions of students are affected by depression, anxiety or a related mental health issue. Yet social stigma, confusion and a simple lack of knowledge...
Mauricio Salguero
Mauricio Salguero, clarinet, and Christopher Biggs, electro-acoustic composer, will be the guest performers at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building. Salguero is a D.M.A. candidate at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Conservatory of Music under the guidance of Jane Carl. He plays clarinet and saxophone and teaches...
Lunafest
The Women’s Resource Center will host the second annual NIU LUNAFEST from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium at Holmes Student Center on NIU’s DeKalb campus. LUNAFEST is a fundraising film festival that seeks to promote women filmmakers, raise awareness for women’s issues and support worthy women’s non-profit organizations....
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NIU’s office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development is offering three separate destinations for students interested in participating in Alternative Spring Break trips next March. Students can help rural Kentucky residents renovate their homes, tend to wildlife in Oklahoma or help children in Louisiana. Whatever the students decide, they will feel accomplished, connected and a...
Monday’s Columbus Day open house brought a familiar sight to the NIU campus, at least for those students, faculty and staff who are here during the summer months. Courtesy of the energetic staff of NIU’s Orientation & First-Year Experience, high school students and their families —  usually including parents and sometimes siblings, grandparents, cousins and others — descend on campus...
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Dino Patti Djalal, the newly appointed Indonesian ambassador to the United States, will deliver a public talk next week on the NIU campus. Djalal’s presentation, titled “Indonesia’s Democratic Development:  Lesson for Transforming Societies,” will focus on progress in building and strengthening democracy in Indonesia. The event will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Capitol...
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The NIU community will have a chance to see what goes into saving victims involved in a serious alcohol-related car crash during Thursday’s annual mock DUI rescue. Campus police will orchestrate the drill from 5:15 to 7 p.m. in parking lot C3 of the Convocation Center. They and emergency rescue workers from the DeKalb area...
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Students interested in careers in law can attend “Applying to Law School: LSAC Forum 101” from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in Room 186 of Swen Parson Hall. As the first of a series of workshops, this presentation will focus on what steps to take before the application process as well as how to get the...
The remarkable freshman campaign of Northern Illinois volleyball player Lauren Wicinski continues to grow as she was named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week for the fourth time, the league announced Monday. In adding to her school-record total of selections, the outside hitter also became the fourth Huskie to garner the honor in...
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