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CD cover artwork for “DeKalb Brawl City”
Chicagoland’s Don’t Panic, it’s a Distro plans a Sunday, Sept. 30, release of “DeKalb Brawl City,” a compilation CD featuring punk and metal bands from DeKalb. The 17-track CD features independently released music from both current and defunct bands from DeKalb. Ranging from punk and metal to folk and ska, “DeKalb Brawl City” dives down deep...
Photo of a Communiversity in Bloom planter in downtown DeKalb.
The City of DeKalb is ushering in the summer season with a new program that adds a splash of nature’s color to areas within the city and on the NIU campus. Planters containing flowers and small shrubs have been deployed in locations in and around downtown DeKalb and throughout the NIU campus as a part...
Huskie Stadium
Northern Illinois University will host the Illinois High School Association state football finals in odd-numbered years beginning in 2013 and running through 2021 the IHSA announced today. “This is a great day for our university, the DeKalb-Sycamore community and our entire northern Illinois region,” said Jeff Compher, NIU associate vice president and director of Athletics....
WNIJ and WNIU logos
WNIJ/WNIU (Northern Public Radio) will host a “Business After Hours” in conjunction with both the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the NIU Broadcast Center, 801 N. First St. in DeKalb. Plans include studio tours, door prizes,...
Illinois State Treasurer “CA$Hdash logo”
Does the state have your money? Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford encourages all DeKalb County residents to attend his “CA$Hdash” event from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Council Chambers of the DeKalb Municipal Building, 200 S. Fourth St. The program reunites unclaimed properties with their owners: Money in inactive savings and...
Photo of a sculpture by Siew Lian Lim
The DeKalb Area Women’s Center will host the group art exhibition “We Work. Art Talks. We Offer.” Curated by Siew Lian Lim, the exhibition will take place from Tuesday, May 1, through Friday, May 25, at 1021 State St. in DeKalb. An opening reception is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 4, and will...
DeKalb schoolchildren surround Project ROAR tutor Allyce Leafbland.
The elementary students ask their teachers weekly: “When are the ROAR tutors coming?” Project ROAR – Reaching Out Through Art and Reading has existed at NIU for 14 years. Its focus is to help students at the elementary level develop their vocabulary and love for reading. Over time, the project has become a way for bilingual...
NIU Cares Day 2011
NIU Cares Day is Saturday, April 14, and NIU students will be coming out in full force once again this spring to do good work in a BIG way. Student Involvement & Leadership Development is anticipating large crowds again this year (more than 2,000 students participated last year), and more than 60 project sites have registered. Because...
NIU Cares Day 2011
Registration for NIU Cares Day 2012, NIU’s annual day of community service, will remain open through Friday, March 30. Team leaders can email [email protected] now to get their teams recognized. Students who are looking to meet new people or have no team preference can sign up with “Team NIU Cares.” NIU Cares Day committee members...
A publicity photo from Emmanuel Laurent’s “Two in the Wave”
The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb will host the Tournées Film Festival, a showcase of contemporary European cinema, from Sunday, March 25, through Thursday, March 29. Organized by the Northern Illinois University Film Society, the event is supported by grants from the French Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the NIU College of Liberal Arts and...
NIU Cares Day 2011
Registration for NIU Cares Day 2012, NIU’s campus-wide day of community service Saturday, April 14, is now available online. Students, faculty and staff members will be sent all over Sycamore and DeKalb to complete service projects that will benefit not-for-profit community agencies as well as individual residents. Past partners have included the DeKalb Park District, the...
Miss Illinois Hannah Smith and Miss Iowa Jessica Pray
Two contestants from the 2012 Miss America pageant will visit the NIU campus Friday, Jan. 27, to attend the Castle Challenge. Miss Illinois Hannah Smith, who is a future NIU student, and Miss Iowa Jessica Pray will join DeKalb Barb and Sycamore Spartan fans at the NIU Convocation Center. Photograph opportunities will be available from...
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