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Three Northern Illinois University alumni plan to bring The DogHouse to campus to provide convenient meals while giving students an opportunity to work and learn on the job. Co-founders Jordan Delegal, Keith Otis and Elliot Echols of Hungry Huskies Inc. are working with the university to roll out the first food truck business on campus....
NIU President Doug Baker escorts Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner at the NIU College of Business Wednesday.
Bruce Rauner took a break from the campaign trail Wednesday to discuss entrepreneurism with a group of NIU business students. Rauner, the Republican candidate for governor of Illinois, knows a thing or two about the subject, having earned billions of dollars as a partner in the venture capital firm GTCR, helping entrepreneurs bring their businesses...
Jim Cornelison sings Wednesday afternoon at Barsema Hall.
Students, faculty and staff filled the atrium and lined the balconies of NIU’s Barsema Hall Wednesday to cheer Chicago Blackhawks national anthem singer Jim Cornelison, who got the semester off to a rousing start with his signature rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Cornelison, who has become world famous for singing the anthem (accompanied by 20,000...
An idea conceived in an NIU classroom has become more than just another school project. When former Huskie defensive end Erek Benz was presented with the challenge of developing a start-up business for an entrepreneurship class, he teamed with former NIU quarterback Dan Nicholson, and business majors Christian Anderson and David Pickard. Together they created...