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Today’s students at Northern Illinois University have a multitude of resources available to them in order to provide support for a successful academic career and beyond. Among those support mechanisms are NIU’s so-called peer-to-peer mentoring programs. Sophomore pre-nursing student Shareny Mota has taken advantage of these programs since coming to NIU, and now, she’s taking...
According to Emily Prieto, director of Northern Illinois University’s Latino Resource Center (LRC), there was no way that DeKalb resident Elizabeth Garcia was not coming to NIU. “Lizy’s been a Huskie for a long time,” Prieto explains about the 2013 DeKalb High School graduate who is coming to NIU to study Community Leadership and Civic...
Dream Action NIU and V.A.L.U. students visit Chicago for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
by Emily Prieto and Adam Lopez When we remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one aspect that stands out is the strength to speak out against injustices which too often occur in the world. Although not recognized as a national holiday with the ability to shut down banks, all schools or post...