Weekly events: Week of March 1

Northern Star Staff


  • Huskies Thank Women: The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center is celebrating women in our everyday lives throughout the month of March. Share an image of a woman you want to celebrate and stage @NIU_GSRC on Instagram or on Facebook.
  • Candidate Informational Meeting: The Student Government Association will host a virtual candidate informational meeting at noon for the upcoming SGA Spring elections. Contact Cassandra Kamp at ckamp1@niu.edu for more information.


  • Hospitality 320 “Ellington’s” served at The Depot: Campus Dining Services will serve spinach salad with apples, gorgonzola cheese, and toasted walnuts served with balsamic-chili flake vinaigrette, warm garlic bread and lemon bars for $7.99 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Depot C-store in the Holmes Student Center.
  • Finding Forward: Counseling and Consultation Services will host a virtual workshop at 1 p.m. for anyone wanting to boost their resilience to respond to life demands and COVID-19 stress. Contact Giselle Navarro at gnavarro5@niu.edu for more information.
  • LinkedIn Basics: Career Services will host a virtual workshop at 4 p.m. for students on how to use LinkedIn to optimize their job search. Contact Teri Schmidgall at schmidgall@niu.edu for more information.
  • CAB Presents Speed Sketchers: The Campus Activities Board will host a virtual event with speed sketchers for self-portraits at 5 p.m.
  • OHANA – LGBTQ Experiences in the Asian Community: Students can attend a virtual session at 5 p.m. to learn about the unique LGBTQ experiences in Asian communities. Contact Yoon Jae Jeon yjeon1@niu.edu for more information.
  • Outdoor Adventures NOLS 2021 Exploration Film Tour: Outdoor Adventures is hosting a virtual festival at 6 p.m. to feature short films that aim to inspire adventurers to pursue their dreams. The event is in collaboration with the National Outdoor Leadership School. Contact outdooradventures@niu.edu for more information.
  • Exploring Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the United States: A virtual informative presentation to explore food insecurity in the United Stated will happen at 6:30 p.m. Contact Matthew Stark at mstark2@niu.edu for more information.




  • Fitness Friday – Yoga: NIU Recreation will host a class at 4 p.m. viz Zoom that will focus on flow to restorative and balancing. Contact Leanne Kulchawik at lkulchawik@niu.edu for more information.
  • Birds n’ Brews: Join the Inclusive Birding Club for a virtual hour conversation about bird watching at 5 p.m. Contact inclusivebirdingclub@gmail.com for more information.