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Alternative Spring Break
Nearly 50 NIU students put a new spin on spring break this year, forsaking the stereotype of sun-drenched partying to volunteer across the nation. Their activities were part of NIU’s Alternative Spring Break program, which began in 2009. “It began with one trip to Galveston, Texas, to assist with clean-up following Hurricane Ike, which hit...
Exterior photograph of the Supreme Court of the United States
Forget white sands for the upcoming spring break. A group of NIU students is headed to the White House. Sixteen political science students, accompanied by faculty members, will visit Washington, D.C., from Sunday, March 11,, through Wednesday, March 14. While there, students will tour the White House, the Capitol and the Supreme Court and meet...