Weekly events: Week of Feb. 22

Northern Star Staff


  • Education Job Fair: Career Services is hosting a virtual Education Job Fair from 9 a.m. to noon for students to connect with employers. The fair is free and will be held through Huskies Get Hired. Contact careerservices@niu.edu for more information.
  • NEDAW 2021: Thinking Thankfully Through Art: To honor National Eating Disorder Week, students can attend an event for an art-based activity that focuses on gratitude for one’s body. The event will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Contact BeWell@niu.edu for more information.
  • Wellness Series: Nutrition ad Fitness: Campus Activities Board and NIU Recreation will host a virtual snack chat at 4 p.m. with information on nutrition and tips on fitness.
  • WGAA Reproductive Health Meeting: Women and Gender Advocacy Alliance will host a virtual lecture at 5 p.m. for students to learn more about reproductive health and rights from Professor Laura Johnson. Contact Emma Barton-Norris at Z1860703@students.niu.edu for more information.
  • Outdoor Adventures Craft Night: T-Shirts Reimagined: Outdoor Adventures will host a craft night on how to “upcycle” t-shirts at 6 p.m. at the Rec Center. Registration is required and costs $5 for students. Contact outdooradventure@niu.edu for more information.
  • Study with the Swans: Students needing help with homework or studying can join members of Gamma Phi Omega at 7 p.m. for a virtual study session. The Zoom link to the event can be found on the @niu_swans Instagram.



  • Period Project Pick Up: The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center is providing free tampons and pads to students around campus. Text 302-601-1508 for a pick-up time. Contact Ariel Owens at aowens1@niu.edu for more information.
  • Huskies Get Hired Tips and Tricks: Career Services will host a Huskies Get Hired workshop to help students find job openings at 10 a.m. via Microsoft Teams. Contact Brian Pillsbury at pillsbury@niu.edu  for more information.
  • Introduction to Mindfulness: Counseling and Consultation Services will host a brief overview via Microsoft Teams at noon to discuss mindfulness and how to apply it with a guided meditation. Contact Kelsey Boll at 815-753-1206 for more information.
  • Active Bystander Workshop: The center of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a workshop at 2 p.m. to encourages students to engage in healthy campus culture surrounding violence and sexual misconduct. Contact Allison Hurlburt at ahulburt@niu.edu for more information.
  • NEDAW 2021 Panel Discussion: To honor National Eating Disorder Week, students can attend a panel about the experiences of those on the road to recovery from an eating disorder. The event will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Contact BeWell@niu.edu for more information.
  • Sister Circle: Sister Circles are spaces for women and nonbinary students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to talk, listen, and simply exist amongst each other. The event will be held at 7 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Contact Ariel Owens at aowens1@niu.edu for more information.