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Victor E. Huskie
Looking for a fun way to spend your time in advance of the Homecoming football game? Come to the Stevenson Dining Hall Tailgate Party from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. Students are encouraged to wear NIU or NFL apparel and come out for a night of food, fun and games. This special meal,...
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Housing and Dining is now accepting credit cards and debit cards at New Hall, Neptune, Trident, Gilbert and the East Side Starbucks Café. There are no additional fees for using a credit/ debit card in any of the dining centers. Customers must sign for their purchases. For more information, call (815) 753-0561.
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NIU Housing and Dining is still selling faculty and staff meal plans for this academic year. The faculty and staff meal plan is designed for those who want the comfort of freshly prepared food at a great price and convenient locations across campus. The meal plan provides 30 or 60 meals that can be enjoyed...
NIU President Doug Baker cuts the ribbon Thursday at Gilbert Hall.
Now it’s official. Newly renovated Gilbert Hall was “properly opened” with a ribbon-cutting ceremony following the Sept. 19 business meeting of the NIU Board of Trustees. “As a student at NIU, I was fortunate to experience all that on-campus living had to offer,” said board chair John Butler, recalling the many interactions he had and...
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Douglas Dining Center is serving vegetarian and international cuisine for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semester, NIU Housing and Dining has announced. “NIU has an established and committed vegetarian and international population located on-campus and off-campus. Members of the Student Food Committee brought concerns that students wanted a larger selection and variety of vegetarian...
NIU Housing and Dining will open the East Side Café in time for the fall semester. Located on the first floor of the newly renovated Gilbert Hall, the café will offer Starbucks coffee. “In response to years of students’ input that they wished that there would be more food and drink options on the east...
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Hungry students entering the New Hall Community Center for dinner Monday, April 22, were puzzled to find an all-electric NIU Building Services vehicle parked at the front door. Along with the all-electric vehicle, out of 143 “green” vehicles the university owns, members of the NIU Green Team sat at a table in the community center...
The place: professor Sheila Barrett’s spring 2013 FCNS 420 class. The time: Day One. As senior nutrition and dietetics majors Rachel McBride, Katie Henkel, Brittany Hoffman, Ariel Levitt and Ashley Sorrentino reviewed the syllabus, they noticed a capstone project required for the class. The group members chose to design and present a food safety workshop. McBride...
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Information Technology Services has planned a cable TV outage from 5 to 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18, to perform maintenance on the system. This outage will affect all residence halls and Northern View Community. For more information, contact Jan Gerenstein at (815) 753-5339 or [email protected] or Mike Kuba at (815) 753-5332...
New Hall students sample exotic fruits, veggies
It was not a normal dining experience March 20 for students eating at New Hall: A table filled with fruits and vegetables caught students’ eyes and curiosities. Among the 40 unusual choices, “we had jack fruit, persimmon, Japanese pear, ugly fruit from Jamaica and dragon fruit, to name a few,” said Jose Rotor, senior nutrition...
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In the late fall of 2011, a group of a student leaders wanted to improve the experience in the residential dining halls on the NIU campus. Now the committee has grown to 12 to 14 members who attend each week. Members are from each residence hall, RHA, the Student Association and commuter students. Throughout the...
NIU’s new residence hall
Come in from the cold! The students and staff in New Residence Hall will host several open-to-the-public events in February. Kickoff to Infinity! Come play kickball with New Hall in the Chick Evans Field House! Be prepared for a twist! Come with your best academic success trivia, as this is not your ordinary game of...
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