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Erin Templin, daughter of Dan and Kristal Templin of Sycamore, was one of seven Suzuki violin students who received music scholarships recently from Vivian and John Spinoso. She is pictured with her violin teacher, Ann Montzka-Smelser.
Vivian and John Spinoso have wonderful memories of their many years of violin lessons with their three daughters, Gina, Julie and Lisa. All three studied in the Suzuki violin program of the NIU Community School of the Arts. “We thought it was important to give the girls the gift of music for the culture, and...
Matt Lynch
The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team has announced the addition of Matt Lynch to its squad for the 2013-14 season. Lynch, a native of Cedarburg, Wis., joins a squad that won the 2012 Mid-American Conference regular season championship and advanced to the MAC Tournament Championship in 2013. The Huskies return five of their six regulars...
Poster for Apostles Islands trip
Experience the spectacular beauty of the Apostle Islands via touring sea kayaks and camp in some of the Northwood’s most pristine sites with NIU Outdoor Adventures. Often considered one of the finest paddling and camping destinations in the continental United States,the islands provide kayakers with fascinating destinations that include Basswood, Hermit and Stockton islands. Kayakers...
Photo of entrance to Cascade Mountain
Campus Recreation is offering a weekend opportunity to spend time on the slopes. Cascade Mountain in Wisconsin has received 15 inches of snow in the last couple of weeks, and its 34 runs and four terrain parks are open. Travelers will ski and ride for three days, leaving NIU at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10,...
Like mountain-biking? Want to learn? Spend two days practicing your skills and enjoying the outdoors at Kettle Moraine State Forest. Trails such as the John Muir Trail claim to be some of the best off-road trails in the Midwest. Participants can choose levels ranging from beginner to intermediate. A variety of loops will introduce bikers...
Go to the next level with a whitewater immersion weekend focusing on developing whitewater fundamentals in Class I-III rapids. No previous experience is necessary. A pre-trip meeting takes place at 9 p.m. today in the Outing Centre. The group will camp five hours north of DeKalb near Langlade, Wis., and paddle the wild and scenic...
Photo of men rafting
NIU’s Outdoor Adventures has two Wisconsin trips in the works this month. Register at the Outing Centre from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (815) 753-9422, e-mail [email protected] or stop during business hours by the Outing Centre, located inside of the Student Recreation Center. White-water Rafting Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April...
Photo of "Exit Only" road sign
In addition to visiting current exhibitions “in/VISIBLE: Hiding in Plain Sight” and “Best Face Forward: The Presented View,” the campus community is invited to join the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Get-On-The-Bus Trips. The program provides art lovers the opportunity to visit various art and architecture sites such as historic homes, art galleries, museums, artists’ studios and art fairs while...
Photo of a snowboarder
NIU’s Outdoor Adventures will offer a ski-snowboard trip the weekend of Friday, Feb. 4, through Sunday, Feb. 6, to Devil’s Head Ski Resort. The trip departs at 4 p.m. Friday and returns by 4 p.m. Sunday.