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Castle Challenge Football 2014
The last time NIU Media Services turned over the live production reins to local high school students – four from Sycamore and two from DeKalb – the Castle Challenge ball was round. Now it’s a prolate spheroid made of pigskin. Media Services Director Jay Orbik and his crew will take local teens under their wings...
Sycamore High School freshman Emani Brinkman works Feb. 7in the NIU Convocation Center video production control room.
Emani Brinkman can’t exactly say what prompted her to attend an informational meeting about Sycamore High School’s SpartanTV broadcasting club. “I just went,” the 14-year-old freshman says. “I started doing graphics for the basketball games, and it was really cool and fun.” Given that same opportunity Feb. 7 inside the NIU Convocation Center for the...
NIU Huskies fans pose with the GoDaddy.com Bowl trophy
For those whose ears are still ringing with stadium-filling cheers of euphoria and Bill Baker’s breathless shouts of “Huskies win! Huskies win!” on the radio, Intercollegiate Athletics has some wonderful news. Season ticket sales for the 2012 football campaign begin next week! To celebrate, Athletics and University Relations are inviting all fans to pose for...
NIU has completed the installation of two high-definition robotic cameras at Huskie Stadium, eliminating the hazardous use of aerial lifts and platforms for filming football practices. Aerial lifts have been used on college campuses to provide video support to coaches since the early 1990s. Following the 2010 death of Declan Sullivan, a University of Notre...
$30 K Bequest
Cast and crew of “The $30,000 Bequest: The Movie” work on location in an 1880s-era house in Sycamore earlier this month. “Lights  . . . camera . . . action.” Those three words are ringing through NIU’s DeKalb campus by a production team of students and faculty members who are shooting the independent film “The...