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Don’t quidditch before you start

By Melissa McKenna | September 21, 2011

Quidditch: It's the sport of the wizards. Filled with brooms, bludgers, beaters, seekers and, most importantly, the golden snitch, it combines almost every element of athleticism and magic that a person could possibly ask for. Unfortunately for us Muggles,...

A Hogwarts pastime starts up at NIU

By Lauren Dielman | September 16, 2011

Quidditch, a sport played in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, is growing at NIU, group organizer Bridget Hickey said.Hickey, a sophomore special education major, attributes the growing popularity to better organization, having a new rule book and competing...

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