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Tag: East Lagoon
Photo of couple cross-country skiing
NIU Campus Recreation’s Outdoor Adventures is planning plenty of winter fun in 2015. Registration deadlines and pricing for faculty, staff and community members is available online. Online pay options include credit cards or bursar charge. To pay with cash, check or Huskie Bucks, visit the Adventure Center. For more information, call (815) 753-9423 or email...
Canoe on the East Lagoon
The gentle waters of NIU’s picturesque East Lagoon offer more than just the centerpiece for a walk, picnic or bonfire: Outdoor Adventures has announced a new policy that will allow the use of their canoes and kayaks on the East Lagoon. Christine Lagattolla, assistant director of Outdoor Adventures, said she is excited by this new...
East Lagoon
The East Lagoon near Altgeld Hall is free and open to all for ice skating. The ice is checked by employees of the Grounds Department, which is in charge of the sign located on the south end of the lagoon. A green sign indicates it is safe to skate. Skaters should always check the sign to...
Ted Burgess and Brandie Lindo
Ted Burgess and Brandie Lindo like to say they have “good chemistry” together – and for good reason. In January 2008, Burgess and Lindo first met at NIU in an organic chemistry laboratory class. Even beyond the lab experiments, strong attractive forces were apparently at work. This past spring semester, the couple returned to the...
PUMP UP THE PRIDE! NIU HOMECOMING 2012
There are fun events every day of Homecoming week this year for NIU students to get involved with and attend! The Homecoming Kick Off Rally is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. today in the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commons. This is one way to show off your Huskie Pride, meet the Huskie royalty...
NIU’s East Lagoon
One of the most beloved, scenic spots on campus will get an upgrade next spring when NIU adds a fountain to the East Lagoon. However, the addition has more to do with the health of the ecosystem than it does with aesthetics. The goal is to enhance water clarity and quality in ways that will...