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DeKalb day planner: Feb. 11

By Sarah Rose, Senior Lifestyle Writer | February 7, 2023

Come out this Saturday and enjoy some fun activities taking place in Dekalb and at NIU. Farmer’s Market From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Dekalb (UUFD), located at 158 N. Fourth St., will be hosting a farmer’s market....

The Huskie Den in Holmes Student Center is reopening after being remodeled and shuttered due to COVID-19.

Activities for students to try while on campus

By Quade Evans, Opinion Columnist | January 27, 2022

Campus has reopened to students this week following the low COVID-19 positivity rates. For first-years and transfer students who still have to get used to NIU’s campus it can be challenging to step outside of your comfort zone and make connections....

Lightning top Avs in OT for franchise-best 11th straight win

By ARNIE STAPLETON | February 18, 2020

DENVER (AP) — Nikita Kucherov stole the puck from Nathan MacKinnon and scored 3:03 into overtime, sending the Tampa Bay Lightning to a franchise-record 11th straight win, 4-3 over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night.Cameron Gaunce and Alex Killorn...

NIU offers a number of locations for a romantic evening

NIU offers a number of locations for a romantic evening

By Hailey Kurth | November 10, 2011

Looking for a place to keep warm with your boo on those cold nights? There are a number of places on campus to take a date when you're looking for a night of romance. Here are some key locales to keep in mind when you're planning your perfect date night:...

Junior exercise science major Ryne Stocks rolls a spare during a KNPE 117 class at the Husky Den in November.

Bowling alleys not spared by economy

By Heather Skrip | January 25, 2011

For the past couple of years, there has been much discussion on how the country's economy affects the lives of everyday people. Certain luxuries have now become "treats," or simply don't get done as much as they used to. Bowling is one of those activities....

Center for Black Studies hosted Talented Tenth University Menotorship Program

By Jacqueline Evans | November 21, 2010

DeKalb - The Center for Black Studies hosted the 26th Annual Talented Tenth University Mentorship Program over the weekend. The program focuses on bringing high school students to NIU and giving them an in-depth look at different aspects of college life....

Bowl your heart out, NIU

By Leah Spagnoli | November 16, 2010

DeKALB | If your course load seems too heavy next semester, consider taking a bowling class in the Huskie Den. Huskie Den Manager Chris Riddle teaches a total of 14 classes per semester of both Bowling I and II. "Our goal as Bowling I, being a KNPE class,...