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All Huskie fans and friends are invited Friday, Oct. 11, to attend the induction of the 31st class of the Northern Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame in the Duke Ellington Ballroom inside the Holmes Student Center. This free event will honor seven individual greats in Huskie history, including former head football coach Joe Novak, Super...
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The 31st induction class in the Northern Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame has been selected. Made up of seven individuals and one team, the class is set to be inducted Friday, Oct. 11, in conjunction with the Oct. 12 Homecoming weekend football game against Akron. Chosen were Mick Coyne (men’s swimming, 1998-2001), Ryan Diem (football,...
Walter Owens, emeritus professor at NIU, was recently given the E.B. Henderson Award during the annual convention of the National Association for Health & Fitness in San Diego. The award, which acknowledges those who have made outstanding contributions to the improvement and development of their community, was presented to Owens for his leadership in fighting racial discrimination...