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Film a disservice

October 14, 1987

Deep Throat is "the very best porn film ever made," so says Al Goldstein. Is this under the guise of education? This is a sure winner for NIU's "image." Encouraging excessive drinking parties leading to alcholism, along with co-ed living quarters in dorms...

Huskies tie hot Redbirds with late Garofolo score

By Tom Clegg | October 14, 1987

NIU dueled Illinois State to a 1-1 tie Wednesday night, coming from behind with a late second-half goal from senior Barry Garofolo. Freshman Rob Lisek got the assist on Garofolo's goal with 7:41 remaining in regulation. "He centered it, and I chested...

Granitza to appear at game

By Tom Clegg | October 8, 1987

NIU soccer coach Willy Roy will welcome back three of his former Chicago Sting players Saturday when the Huskies host nationally-ranked St. Louis University in a 7 p.m. match. Karl-Heintz Granitza, Mark Simanton and Pat McGauley will be on hand as part...

Huskie kickers hope to cage Billikens

By Tom Clegg | October 8, 1987

St. Louis University brings its high-flying soccer team to Huskie Stadium on "AYSO Night" Saturday at 7 p.m. in an effort to blemish NIU's perfect 4-0-0 home record. The Huskies, coming off a 10-0 shellacking of Chigago State Wednesday, have two players...

NIU spikers to battle Warriors and Irish

By Kari Brackett | October 8, 1987

NIU's football team is not the only squad which will play at home during Homecoming weekend. The Huskie volleyball team will take on Marquette tonight at Chick Evans Field House at 7 p.m. On Saturday the lady spikers travel to South Bend, Ind. to compete...

Women netters in NCS tourney

By Gary Sadewater | October 8, 1987

The NIU women's tennis team heads to South Bend, Ind., this weekend to participate in the North Star Conference Championship. Along with the Huskies, the other conference teams are host Notre Dame, Marquette, DePaul, Valparaiso and Dayton. Notre Dame...

MetroCentre situation still up in air

By Paul Keller | October 6, 1987

NIU's basketball contract with the Rockford Metrocentre terminates June 30, 1988. The big question is whether or not NIU renew its contract with the MetroCentre after this year's basketball season. The actual five-year agreement was made between NIU and...

Huskie volleyball squad at home against ISU

By Kari Brackett | October 5, 1987

Tonight's volleyball match is an important one for the NIU volleyball team as it takes on the Illinois State Redbirds at Chick Evans Field House at 7 p.m. "It is one of the most important games of the season for us," NIU outside hitter Amy Garrett said....

Natacha and Natasha; adjusting to NIU, U.S.

By Gary Sadewater | October 5, 1987

Adjusting to life at a university such as NIU can be difficult for many students, especially freshmen. But imagine what it is like for an international student to start out at a new college in a new country. Natasha Koprivica and Natacha Kluft are two...

Pettibone: An emotional letdown

By Dan Moran | October 5, 1987

In facing the Monday-morning quarterback showdown, Jerry Pettibone brought along an expert to the weekly Huskie Club Luncheon—his wife Susy. "I'm going to direct all your questions to her," Pettibone said. "She's the expert on football in the family."...

Star baseball experts pick Series champs

October 5, 1987

Last spring, The Northern Star Panel of Baseball Experts ran predictions on the four divisional races. While only two picks hit the mark (Dave Tuley with St. Louis and Dan Moran with San Francisco), there were 11 picks of second-place teams. Of course,...

Road tribulations continue for soccer squad

By Tom Clegg | October 4, 1987

Trying for its first victory away from Huskie Stadium this season, the NIU soccer team lost both matches in the Illinois Governor's Cup Championship over the weekend at Macomb. Saturday's contest saw NIU overwhelmed by Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 5-1....