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NIU President Lisa Freeman speaks during a Board of Trustee meeting Dec. 11, 2017.

Board approves fee reductions, freezes tuition

By Batul Cutlerywala | December 11, 2017

DeKALB — The Board of Trustees voted to lower fees and not increase tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year.The Board decided to once again lock in tuition at the same rate the university has charged since the 2015-2016 academic year during a Thursday...

Freshman forward Gairges Daow drives to the lane in the Huskies’ 61-55 home win Saturday against Central Connecticut State. Daow made his first start of the season. 

Q-and-A with Gairges Daow

By Khobi Price | December 11, 2017

DeKALB — After leading his high school team at Victory Rock Academy to a National Championship with a 27-8 record this past season, freshman forward Gairges Daow is one of six freshmen who joined the men’s basketball team for the 2017-18 season.He’s...

Linda Saborio, Faculty Senate president and University Council executive secretary,  speaks during a Wednesday University Council meeting. Saborio is one of the five females who represents a shared governance group. 

Female leaders take spotlight on campus

By Lindsey Slavatelli | December 11, 2017

DeKALB — Representatives of shared governance groups had already been elected by their councils when it was announced acting President Lisa Freeman would take office July 1, making for NIU’s first entirely female leadership team.Shared governance...

Huskies finish seventh in Florida

Huskies finish seventh in Florida

By Julian Nunnery | November 25, 2017

The men’s basketball team picked up a 70-86 win against Manhattan College Wednesday after a game-winning floater by junior forward Levi Bradley.The Huskies concluded play in the Gulf Coast Showcase Wednesday in Estero, Florida. The team finished 1-2...

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