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Want to walk in someone else’s shoes? The Tunnel of Oppression is a powerful, interactive event that brings various forms of oppression – ageism, sexism, racism, bullying and more – to the forefront of our perceived reality. Participants are led through 10 to 15 “tunnels” with two-minute scenes that display different social justice issues using graphic media, theatrical...
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Students from the School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences came together April 2 with NIU alum Chris Dalmares (’91), owner of Dalmares Produce Inc., to present the second annual Exotic Fruit Demo. Dalmares worked with current students to create a decadent spread of more than 55 different fruits, including some familiar fruits such as...
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Marc Strauss, vice chair of the NIU Board of Trustees, gave honors students some insight on university plans and his work in the community. The most important issue facing the university is creating a sustainable financial model, Strauss said during Souper Wednesday, sponsored by the NIU Alumni Association, the University Honors Program and Housing and...
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Huskie Hot Topics is a residential education programming series sponsored by Housing & Dining to assist residential students in achieving success while at NIU. Each program is designed to address one of the five learning outcomes as outlined in the Housing & Dining Residential Curriculum: Managing personal relationships Creating an inclusive climate within the community...
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Say What?! Diversity Discussions are monthly events that provide individuals with the opportunity to discuss topics of diversity that impact NIU campus culture. Join NIU Housing and Dining for an  hour-long discussion each month on varying topics as faculty, staff and students explore the depths of these themes. For more information, call (815) 753-1525 or...
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Housing & Dining invites students to become part of the “New Hall Network.” The New Hall Network is a series of events designed to help students succeed academically and to prepare them for career success as well. All of the events focus on the different aspects and dimensions of being successful, starting in the classroom...
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NIU Housing and Dining has expanded seating in Gilbert Hall. Patronage by residents, faculty, and staff at Gilbert last semester caused a shortage of available seating during peak lunch and dinner hours. Residents and other patrons appealed to unit managers, as well as to administrators in Residential Dining, and their pleas for furniture were heard....
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With the most important football game so far this season beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Huskie Stadium, administrators of Residential Dining have decided to close all dining centers at 6:30 p.m. that evening. Notification has been posted online and at the dining halls since Friday, Nov. 8. Each of the first 1,200...
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NIU’s Grant Towers residential complex invites all students to engage in diversity by participating in its annual signature program, Project R.E.D. (Residents Engaging in Diversity) on three consecutive Thursday: Nov. 7, 14, and 21. Project R.E.D. provides students with the opportunity to expand their cultural awareness through a variety of fun and engaging events. This...
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NIU Housing and Dining will conduct its second annual customer-satisfaction survey from Monday, Oct. 28, through Friday, Nov. 8. The survey provides students with an opportunity to provide feedback on their dining experiences. The survey will help NIU Dining enhance its dining options with the goal to be among the nation’s best. “I encourage all...
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Housing and Dining is offering an exclusive and free opportunity to 30 residential second-year students who would like to gain leadership experience and become more successful at NIU and beyond. The Second Year Experience Leadership Retreat takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, in Stevenson Towers. All materials and food will...
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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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