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Considering that most of the 27 active members of the NIU Women’s Rugby Club had never played the sport – or even heard of it – before attending NIU, it’s even more impressive that the team is currently celebrating one of their best seasons since the club’s inception in 1996. Most of the players say...
Northern Illinois University will host a grand opening event for the Lucinda Avenue extension project Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. near the intersection of Lucinda Avenue and Stadium Drive East and includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks from NIU President Doug Baker and other university and community leaders. The...
NIU Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex
NIU’s Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex will host a grand opening and game day Friday, Sept. 19. The free event includes food, giveaways and prizes. The first 1,000 game participants will receive water bottles or T-shirts. Events begin at 5 p.m. with a grand opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting. From 6 to 9 p.m., games include bags,...
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Campus Recreation will host is fourth annual Homecoming 5K run at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to participate in the “Run For A Better U.” The race course begins and ends at the Student Recreation Center, where lockers and restrooms will be available. The course will...
A gathering of NIU students, administrators, staff and dignitaries braved “Huskie weather” to attend this afternoon’s ceremonial groundbreaking for the university’s new 27-acre outdoor intramural sports complex. Completion is expected in time for the Fall 2013 semester. “The complex will create opportunities for our students to forge new friendships, help them connect to campus and...