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Grammys incite competition

By Darius Parker | February 9, 2017

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will take place on Feb. 26 and music lovers nationwide are on the edge of their seats to see who will win which titles. The nominees for the awards were released Dec. 6 and included artists such as Beyoncé, Adele, and Kanye...

Senior Randiss Hopkins speaks to crowd of 15K for We Day

By Satta Kendor | May 4, 2015

Randiss Hopkins’s role in founding the Remember Project allowed him to speak to 15,000 students and teachers at Illinois’ first We Day on Thursday at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.We Day Illinois, co-chaired by hip-hop artist Common, is an event...

Want to watch a game over Spring Break? Chicago offers home options

By Frank Gogola | March 2, 2015

The Chicagoland area is just the place to be if you want to go to a game over spring break.Five Chicago-area teams will play 10 home games on eight of the 11 days of NIU’s spring break.Whether you’re a hockey goon or someone who goes crazy for basketball,...

Redshirt junior center Pete Rakocevic cheers as the Huskies (13-14, 7-8 MAC) head toward an upset victory over the Toledo Rockets (23-5, 11-4 MAC), 74-66, last season in the Convocation Center. The crowd rushed the court following the win.

Men’s hoops to battle DePaul

By Steve Shonder | December 2, 2014

After countering a 21-point deficit with a 28-2 run, men’s basketball is looking to continue its success when it invades DePaul’s home court.The Huskies (3-1) will face off against the DePaul Blue Demons (3-1) 8 p.m. today at the Allstate Arena in...