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Light up the night and show your Huskie pride! On Thursday, October 20th, at 7p.m., NIU encourages you to invite your friends, family members and neighbors to watch the Northern Lights Homecoming Parade! A long-standing Huskie Homecoming tradition, the Homecoming Parade brings Huskies and members of the DeKalb and Sycamore communities together on a lighted...
Natalie Sutter
Although none of the gymnasts on this year’s Northern Illinois gymnastics team had ever competed in NIU’s Chick Evans Fieldhouse before, the Huskies looked right at home in the team’s former home while competing in the State of Illinois Classic Saturday. Northern Illinois used its season-best performances on uneven parallel bars and balance beam to...
Sundance Wicks
Northern Illinois University assistant coach Sundance Wicks will serve as Interim Head Coach of the NIU men’s basketball program, NIU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Jeff Compher announced Thursday.  Wicks will lead the program during its current head coaching transition. “It is important for our staff and student-athletes to have a point of...
Brad Dieckhaus
After missing all of last season with an injury, Northern Illinois University’s Brad Dieckhaus was on the podium at the 2011 Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships after winning the title match at 184 Sunday at the NIU Convocation Center. Dieckhaus, the No. 2 seed, scored a 3-2 decision over top seeded Casey Newburg of Kent State...
Ebony Ellis
Marke Freeman, one of four seniors on the Northern Illinois women’s basketball roster, led her team to a 57-53 upset over Mid-American Conference regular season champion Toledo
Max Phillips
Patrick Fisher’s tennis squad picked up its fourth win of the season today, with a 5-1 victory over Saint Louis at the Sunset Tennis Center. It was the second time in as many weeks that the team claimed a victory while losing only one point. “We beat a team that we should beat, and we...
Maksym Bartiuk
Sophomore Maksym Bartiuk of the Northern Illinois men’s tennis team was named Mid-American Conference Player of the Week by the league office on Wednesday afternoon. Bartiuk earned a pair of singles victories playing at first singles for the Huskies against Eastern Illinois and Northwestern. He also claimed a doubles victory along with freshman Maksym Lagutin...
NIU Soldier Field
Northern Illinois will play six home games at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb in 2011, and welcomes the Big Ten's Badgers to Chicago's lakefront for Soldier Field Showdown II on Saturday, Sept. 17.
H-Bowl tropphy
More than 100,000 people are in Dallas this week to watch the Super Bowl, most of them holding tickets for seats inside the stadium. They’re joined by thousands more who are planning to watch the game on big-screen TVs erected just outside the stadium, not to mention the throngs of media in town to cover...
Silas dunk
Northern Illinois senior guard Xavier Silas was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week on Monday following the Huskies pair of victories over Eastern Michigan and Toledo. Silas averaged 25.5 points and 4.5 rebounds to earn his fourth Player of the Week award of the season; he was also named MAC West...
Rod Carey
Rod Carey, who has spent nearly all of his 13-year collegiate coaching career in the Midwest, has been named the offensive line coach at Northern Illinois University, NIU head coach Dave Doeren announced Thursday. Carey joins the Huskies after three seasons coaching the offensive line at the University of North Dakota. He completes Northern Illinois’...
family weekend
Members of the Huskie family will head back to campus September 10-12 for Fall Family Weekend. Sponsored by Huskie Family Connections, Fall Family Weekend showcases a host of activities to foster a sense of Huskie spirit for NIU students and their family members. The highlight is the first Huskie home football game. Huskie Family Connections...