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As Halloween approaches, NIU is joining other universities in reminding students to think carefully about the emotional and hurtful impact of costumes that mock the sexual orientation, gender identity, cultures, ethnicities and races of others. The “Conscientious Costumes” campaign seeks to keep Halloween a fun and imaginative time for students who plan to share and...
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This Halloween, the NIU Department of Police and Public Safety is cracking down on impaired drivers with an aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort that gives fair warning to all party goers: keep the party off the road. “Driving while alcohol or drug impaired is deadly, it is illegal and it will...
As Halloween approaches, NIU is joining other universities in reminding students to think carefully about the emotional and hurtful impact of costumes that mock the sexual orientation, gender identity, cultures, ethnicities and races of others. The “Conscientious Costumes” campaign seeks to keep Halloween a fun and imaginative time for students who plan to share and...
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NIU faculty and staff are invited to the Lowden Hall-o-ween Open House, planned from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Visitors should enter through the main doors (facing Altgeld Hall) to view and vote on their favorite decorated/carved pumpkins. Decorated doors are found throughout all three floors of the building for voting. Of...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present its free Halloween concert, appropriate for children and adults, Tuesday, Oct. 28. Performances are planned at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The earlier show is geared toward a younger audience. Indoor trick-or-treating will be provided from 5 to 5:30...
Amenti Haunted House
The ninth annual Amenti Haunted House at the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb, is returning for nine nights this year. Amenti will be open from Oct. 17 to 19, Oct. 24 to 26 and Oct. 30 to Nov. 1. Amenti features 20 different scenes on six different levels throughout the theatre. Located at 135 N....
Senior acting majors: Children of the Corn
NIU School of Theatre and Dance seniors are throwing their annual Halloween sketch comedy show from Thursday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Diversions Lounge of the Holmes Student Center. All performances are at 10 p.m. The show is also an important fundraiser for the seniors to help pay for their acting reels...
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Get ready for a “spooktacular” special dinner! Neptune Dining Hall is featuring Fright Fest, a night of ghoulish tricks and treats. The event will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30. A special menu full of delicious Halloween- and autumn-themed delights will be offered along with a fantastic selection of bewitching desserts....
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Halloween can be a fun holiday, but a failure to act responsibly can darken the day more quickly than a black cat. But don’t worry! To make Halloween a treat, keep in mind these safety tips when out and about. SAFETY TIPS Avoid placing yourself in environments where it’s easier for criminals to commit a...
Neptune Haunted Hall
Get ready for a fun and spooky fall with Neptune’s Haunted Hall. This year, Neptune North is “Quarantined” – make it out if you can! The Haunted Hall  is open from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, and Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the basement of Neptune North. Groups will be led through the event...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s fall concert, “French Impressions Redux,” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. KSO musicians will celebrate two of the great composers of French Impressionist music, performing the “Mother Goose Suite” and “Pavane for a Dead Princess” by Maurice Ravel...
Ghosts, vampires and goblins, oh my! The YMCA Spooky Sports Halloween Party, presented by Kishwaukee Community Hospital, the NIU Convocation Center, NIU Intercollegiate Athletics and B95-FM, will scare up some good fun from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Convocation Center. Admission is $1 per person. Children ages 2 and younger are...
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