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The list of the contents placed in the Huskies Care and Serve Blessing Bags. CAB will host these events every first and third Tuesday of the month.

Huskies Care and Serve program gives back to community

By Ally Formeller | February 9, 2022

DeKALB — Huskies Care and Serve is a volunteer program run by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) that allows students to work on projects that give back to the NIU and DeKalb communities. Tuesday’s event allowed students to fill bags with necessities...

Campus Activities Board hiring, apps due by Jan. 30

By Northern Star staff | January 22, 2015

Campus Activities Board is hiring for two positions, according to a post on its website.Open positions include a coordinator for Educational Leadership and a marketing intern/coordinator.The coordinator for Educational Leadership will run the committee...

‘All That’ Tribute Show brings ’90s back to NIU for the night

By Nate Linhart | April 27, 2014

Friday night was filled with dancing, clothing and music from the ’90s for the “All That” Tribute Show.The event, hosted by the Campus Activities Board and Ex’pression, was designed to entertain people by bringing back trends from the decade.“We...

Unpack your suitcase, stay in

Unpack your suitcase, stay in

By Kim Randall | February 5, 2014

You don’t have to leave this weekendStudents are missing out on social activities, making memories with friends and being independent because they go home on weekends.Every weekend I see a line of cars outside the residence halls and they are filled...

Campus Activities Board receives funds from SA

By Brian Singer | October 1, 2012

Oct. 2 correction: In an Oct. 1 Northern Star article titled “CAB receives funds,” the Northern Star incorrectly reported that Bill Nicklas’s title was executive director of the president’s office. His title is associate vice president for university...

SILD and CAB to sponsor homecoming parade

By Northern Star Staff | September 24, 2012

The NIU homecoming parade will be held Oct. 12, according to a Student Involvement and Leadership Development (SILD) press release. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. and end with a community bonfire at 7 p.m., according to SILD. The parade is sponsored...

Members of Campus Activities Board hand out Homecoming 2011
T-shirts, footballs and thundersticks during Mondays pep rally in
the MLK Commons.

CAB spreads the word about homecoming in Monday pep rally

By Matt Liparota | October 10, 2011

Campus Activities Board (CAB) set up shop in the MLK Commons Monday afternoon to let everyone know that homecoming week is here. From noon to 3 p.m., members of CAB, accompanied by members of the homecoming court, handed out T-shirts, mini-footballs and...

Student Association Organizational Expo to highlight student groups

By Juliana Leprich | September 13, 2011

Students looking to get involved in a club or organization or just to see what opportunities are available at NIU can find some answers today.The Student Association's Organizational Expo will take place at Central Park from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The expo...

The Huskie Bus stystem runs all day and can takes students over
much of the DeKalb and Sycamore area.

Students looking to leave DeKalb have plenty of options

August 24, 2011

Dekalb | When a student needs to get somewhere outside of Dekalb, there are transportation options available.The Huskie Bus line is available to students for free and makes various stops around NIU's campus. Though its main routes go around Dekalb and...

Campus Activities Board makes this week at NIU funny and foamy

By Chris Krapek | April 25, 2011

DeKALB | Foam and stand-up comedy. NIU's Campus Activities Board will close out the semester with two events this week. First up is the stand-up comedian Lil Duval who will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. "He's a rather big...

Poet J. Ivy who has worked with Kanye West on the song Never Let Me Down will attend NIUs first Poetry Night.

Poet J. Ivy will attend Poetry Night this Friday

By Jerene-Elise Nall | February 28, 2011

DeKALB | Poet J. Ivy, who is known for his contribution to the Kanye West track, "Never Let Me Down," is going to be involved in the first Poetry Night of this semester from the Campus Activities Board on Friday. "I booked J. Ivy because I know on campus...

NIU needs to get better commencement speakers

NIU needs to get better commencement speakers

By Jessica Jenks | February 1, 2011

I am not just envious. I am green with jealous rage at schools that have people whom I admire give their commencement addresses. Unfortunately, NIU never has fun speakers for commencement. "If CAB looked into it I'm sure something could possibly happen,"...