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Fashionable sticky note calendar

By Victoria Lunacek | September 14, 2017

Staying fashionably organized is the goal of many college students as they juggle class schedules, work, internships and homework. Old fashioned calendars have long been the common way to keep track of those important dates, but they are about to become...

NIUs semester schedule works just fine

NIU’s semester schedule works just fine

By Jack Baker | April 27, 2011

There are a number of colleges that employ a trimester schedule as opposed to the semester schedule (which NIU uses). While some people may want to switch, I don't see any benefit that would come from it.Knox College in Galesburg, IL uses a trimester...

Black History Month calendar

By Takia Simpson | February 7, 2011

DeKALB | February is Black History Month. NIU is hosting several events and attractions to celebrate the history and culture of African Americans. All students are welcome to join the festivities that the campus organizations have created.WHAT: Century...

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