Weekly events: Week of Oct. 11


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Weekly events.

By Northern Star Staff



  • Yoga: Students can connect their mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation. The event will be at 8 a.m. in the Student Recreation Center, Fitness Studio B.
  • NIU Flu Shot Clinic: NIU will host a flu shot clinic at 10 a.m. in the Holmes Student Center Ballroom. Students should schedule a five-minute appointment time in advance and complete the client form prior to the event.
  • Office of Illinois House Speaker – Open House & Job Fair: Students are invited to an open house at 10 a.m. at the Illinois State Capitol, 401 S. 2nd ST., Room 114, Springfield, IL.
  • Hospitality 320 “Ellington’s” served at The Depot: Campus Dining Services will be serving cobb salad with cheesy focaccia bread and decadent coconut date orbs or pesto zucchini noodles served with a caprese salad and tiramisu for only $8.99. This will be at 12 p.m. at the Depot C-store located in Holmes Student Center.
  • Post-COVID Fundraising Events – Real Talk & Big Ideas Series: Join Evolve Giving Group’s event guru, Lisa Tarshis, for an interactive discussion about events in the coming year. The event will be at 12 p.m. via Zoom.
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month Table Time: Stop by to support survivors. This event will be at 1 p.m. in the Founders Memorial Library.
  • Study Abroad 101: A study abroad advisor will provide a short presentation on general information about studying abroad and answer any questions at 3:30 p.m. in Williston Hall 417.
  • Bike Service at the Adventure Center: Having bike troubles? Stop by and see what we can do to help you out and get you rolling again. This will be at the Student Recreation Center, Adventure Center at 4 p.m.
  • Diversity Career Panel – Virtual via MS Teams: This will be an opportunity to hear from  representatives across different industries and organizations about their own experiences in progressing through their own career path. The panel will be at 5 p.m. via Microsoft Teams,
  • Stress Relief: Bowling & Pool Tables: Relieve stress and enjoy the Huskie Den at 5 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center.
  • Finance Investment Intro: Students from across the campus can come and learn about finance and the stock market. The event will be at 7:30 p.m. at Barsema Hall, Room 301. The event will also be streamed.