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Friday, June 14, 2019
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The Northern Television Center’s classes and student productions will be relocating to Watson Hall in the fall, according to Mehdi Semati, chair of the Department of Communication. The dedicated NTC building, 123 Stadium Drive, will not be used to teach classes, as it has since the 1970s.

Monday, June 10, 2019
Thursday, June 06, 2019
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Eight girls, ages 10 to 14, couldn’t decide on the best video game they played this week. Some said Giraffe Volleyball, a volleyball simulation that puts you in control of a giraffe and its absurdly stretchy neck. Others said Dante’s Infernya, where you play as a cat knocking over household …

Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019

DeKALB — Community members are making progress on the Annie Glidden North Revitalization with a steering committee, which is forming a board of directors and applying to be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Monday, May 13, 2019
Wednesday, May 08, 2019

DeKALB — The NIU Foundation is hoping to raise $250,000 from 1,000 people with the first Day of Giving event, in which donors will grant money to help support students, scholarships and programs at the university.

Friday, May 03, 2019

DeKALB — “The fight doesn’t end here,” Sandra Puebla, SA director of Governmental Affairs, said at a student-led protest of NIU’s Title IX process.

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

DeKALB — The Illinois Attorney General’s Office ruled Monday that President Lisa Freeman’s Staff Committee is not a public body and thus not subject to the Open Meetings Act.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Senators of the Student Association passed a resolution urging the university to move the Disability Resource Center to a more accessible place on campus due to its location on the fourth floor of the Health Services building. The resolution was passed during Sunday night’s meeting with all …

The SA budget was decided Sunday with a projected $1.2 million allocation to the SA by the university. This is down from FY19’s $1.3 million allocation, according to a May 3, 2018, Northern Star article.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Senator Naomi Bolden will transition from the legislative branch to the executive branch to be Student Association President for the 51st session and has plans to make the SA a more welcoming environment for students.

DeKALB — College of Business students held an event they called the Golden Heart Celebration to honor senior Trevor Wehner and alumnus Clayton Parks, whose lives were taken in the Aurora shooting Feb. 15. The celebration was held Monday, April 22, which would’ve been Wehner’s golden birthday.  

DeKALB ­­— After attending an event featuring multiple student leaders, German Ibarra, senior electrical engineering major, realized there were many misconceptions regarding diversity on campus.

DeKALB — Doris MacDonald, associate professor of the English Department, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Applied Linguistics, shared experiences gained abroad in Indonesia during the latest Friday lecture at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Friday, April 19, 2019

DeKALB — The largest NIU athletic club has opened an arena filled with updated video gaming equipment to promote both competitive and casual video gaming among students.

DeKALB — Neptune East is undergoing a makeover, including the addition of air conditioning units to every room. The project is being financed by $5.4 million of the Build America Bonds as a part of the larger Holmes Student Center Capital Project. 

Sunday, April 14, 2019
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DeKALB — Associate professor Katy Jaekel and senior Ronan Kaiser were presented with the Howard and Millie Eychaner Award during the 25th Annual Pride Dinner and Awards Banquet for their advocacy on LGBTQ+ issues on campus.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

DeKALB — The Student Association Senate passed a resolution to compel the SA Executive Branch to report to the Senate as it is frequently prescribed in the SA Bylaws, due to the lack of monthly executive reports within the 50th session.

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