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Map of Rwanda
What sparked the senseless slaughter of more than 1 million Rwandans in 1994? And what has been done to learn from that event and prevent future genocides? Author and noted lecturer Carl Wilkens will visit NIU later this month to shed light on the answers to those questions and explore the responsibility that we have...
National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week: Resolve to Fight Poverty
Northern Illinois University students and faculty/staff groups are teaming up with community organizations to present a week of events in recognition of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, nationally held from Saturday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 24. The goal of the week is to educate NIU students about hunger and homelessness in local, national and...
Recycling symbol in green grass
NIU’s Green Paws Environmental Alliance (also known as the Green PEAs) along with STAND (NIU’s anti-genocide group) will hosting a cell phone/battery/ink cartridge recycling drive at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at The House Cafe. The event at 263 E. Lincoln Hwy. also will raise awareness for Raise Hope for Congo with a petition for NIU to go mineral-conflict free. Featured...