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Autism awareness ribbon
April is National Autism Awareness Month. NIU’s Student Council for Exceptional Children invites the campus community to a free movie night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, in the Cole Hall Auditorium. “Best Kept Secret” is a documentary that features the journey of a special educator’s struggle to prepare her students with autism...
“Big Night” movie poster
Hungry? The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb will present an exclusive “Big Night Movie & A Dinner” event Sunday, April 27. This benefit for the Egyptian will feature the showing of the 1996 movie “Big Night” at 3 p.m. at the theater (135 N. Second St.), followed by an authentic reenactment of the “Big Night” dinner...
Justin Barrett
The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival in Cole Hall 100. The festival, now in its 13th year, is open to the public, and admission is free. Screenings of student-produced films will be featured from 9 to 11 p.m. Monday, April 7,...
“American Hustle” movie poster
The Holmes Student Center and the Campus Activity Board will present Academy Award-nominated “American Hustle” at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 23, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. Admission is free. Doors open at 7:45 p.m. A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, “American Hustle” tells the...
A Place at the Table movie poster
NIU graduate students in nutrition and dietetics will present the documentary “A Place at the Table” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. The film screening and discussion afterward on national and local food insecurity are part of National Nutrition Month. “A Place at the Table” shows “how hunger...
Green Lens Environmental Film Festival logo
Community members of all ages are invited to celebrate the Earth at the annual Green Lens Environmental Film Festival. The festival runs from Monday, Feb. 24, through Thursday, Feb. 27, at NIU and downtown DeKalb and offers film screenings, filmmaker presentations, kids’ crafts, panel discussions, an environmental art fair and other events to help people...
Fruitvale Station
NIU’s College of Education invites students, faculty, staff and community members to attend its ongoing Diversity in Film series. The free series of contemporary films covers topics depicting race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, ability and their intersections. All movies will be shown in Faraday 144 from 3 to 5:45 p.m. Faculty will moderate discussions following...
Photo of the Holmes Student Center in winter
The Holmes Student Center has announced several spring semester programs and opportunities for NIU students. As part of the new S.C.R.E.A.M. (Student Center Recreation, Entertainment And More) series, the Holmes Student Center, in conjunction with Campus Activities Board, will  host various student-centered events throughout the semester. Sunday Night at the Movies Come to the updated...
Movie poster for “An American in Paris”
DeKalb’s Egyptian Theatre is partnering with NIU to bring the community a film series featuring “Best Picture” films through the decades. The series begins Tuesday, Jan. 14, with 1930’s “All Quiet on the Western Front.” Starting when the theater opened in 1929, Academy Award-winning Best Picture films were chosen from each decade to create this...
Photo of puzzle-piece globe
“Global Communiversity” is the focus of this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 11, and runs through Friday, Nov. 15. Sponsored by the Division of International Programs, the goal of the week of special activities is to draw attention to NIU’s increasing global profile, said Deborah Pierce, associate vice president for International Affairs....
“In Motion”
The national statistics are frightening: 1 in 5 women are victims of completed or attempted sexual assault while in college. Ninety percent of women know the person who sexually assaulted or raped them. Ninety-five percent of college campus sexual assaults are unreported. At least 50 percent of sexual assaults on college campuses are alcohol-related. Eighty...
Cover of “Vincent Who?” DVD
A screening of the documentary film “Vincent Who?” will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the Illinois Room of the Holmes Student Center. In 1982, at the height of anti-Japanese sentiments, Vincent Chin was murdered in Detroit by two white autoworkers who lost their jobs and took it out on him. When the...
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