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Excitement is building for ARTIgras 2016, a celebration of the arts in the DeKalb community and at NIU. The second annual event has expanded to two days this year: Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7. Sponsored by NIU and the City of DeKalb, ARTigras once again will feature the popular arts parade and post-parade...
Go Huskies!
Huskies are ready to “Light the Way” at the 2015 NIU Northern Lights Homecoming parade at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of Huskie Stadium, students are honoring the 1965 theme of “Northern Lights the Way” for this year’s parade theme: “Huskies Light the Way.” Community members,...
NIU Homecoming Parade
Ready for the 2015 Huskies Light the Way Homecoming parade? A long-standing Huskie Homecoming tradition, the Homecoming parade brings Huskies and members of the DeKalb and Sycamore communities together on a march filled with pride for both NIU and the community. Local and campus groups, organizations and departments are invited to participate. The parade steps...
ARTigras
Art is in the air – and on the ground – thanks to ARTigras, the inaugural celebration of the arts taking place Saturday, May 2. New, cool stuff: ARTigras Workshop Wednesdays are scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. April 15, 22 and 29 in Room 213 of the Visual Arts Building and are open to...
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Admit it: You’ve always wanted to be in a parade. You’ve wanted to be silly, dress up and decorate your dog. Or your bike. Or your best friend. Or yourself. Those opportunities, complete with the chance to show off your creative alter ego, will come Saturday, May 2, at the first Artigras celebration. Sponsored by...
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Here’s a good way to stop shivering amid the late-autumn freeze: Start thinking spring. Better yet, start thinking ARTigras. ARTigras – rhymes with Mardi Gras – will make Saturday, May 2, a day for creative expression via the largest art festival DeKalb has ever seen. Thousands of energetic people are expected to come together in...
NIU Veterans Day cermony 2012
NIU’s first Veterans Day parade will step off at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, on Stadium Drive between the Student Recreation Center and the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. The parade will turn left on to Stadium Drive East in front of Huskie Stadium. It will then loop around the stadium onto Stadium Drive South....
Veterans Day 2013
As Veterans Day approaches, Northern Illinois University alumna and Illinois State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit is reflecting on fellow veterans who sacrificed their lives for freedom and on her service in the Marine Corps. After graduating high school, Kifowit joined the Marines on an impulse and didn’t tell her family until after she had signed up....