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About those rules…follow them


(Excerpted from How to Do Really Well in College, A Guide for Freshmen, by Dr. Norm Weiner) Follow the Rules This means that you hand in your assignments on time. Not a day late; not an hour late; not after…

No a capella group? No problem!

Without senior Adam McNeil, NIU wouldn’t be home to the Huskie Hunks a cappella group. The 21-year-old Woodstock native loved to sing in high school, and was disappointed to find that NIU had no male a cappella groups, so he…

Glow in the Dark Dance will light up the night


The Campus Activity Board’s annual Glow in the Dark Dance will light up campus Saturday. Aug. 23. Here are the “need-to-know” facts so you won’t miss out on one of the can’t miss events of Welcome Days 2014. Who:  All incoming…

Join fellow Huskies at NIU White Sox Night July 19

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No need to wait until you arrive on campus to join in some Huskie fun. Northern Illinois University alumni, students, supporters, faculty and staff are invited to U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday, July 19, for NIU White Sox Night. The Chicago White Sox…

Pick a major you love


(Excerpted from How to Do Really Well in College, A Guide for Freshmen, by Dr. Norm Weiner) Pick a Major You Love Or at least like a lot — because you’re going to live with it for four years. Let’s…


NIU’s Engineers Without Borders returns to Mexico


One of NIU’s most active student organizations, Engineers Without Borders returns to Mexico this month to continue its five-year sustainability improvement contract for CATIS-Mexico. For the first time, these engineers will be joined by students and advisers from multiple disciplines across NIU’s campus. Project…

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Do service work, earn tuition dollars…such a deal!


NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning is currently accepting applications for the Huskie Service Scholars (HSS) program for the 2014-2015 academic year. HSS is a program that seeks new first-generation or low-income freshmen or transfer students who enjoy serving in the community.…