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Physics department chairperson Laurence Lurio demonstrates how a cardboard box can be used to view Mondays partial solar eclipse. 

Physics department to host eclipse event

By Lindsey Salvatelli | August 19, 2017

The NIU physics department will hold an event at noon Aug. 21 behind Davis Hall to help DeKalb community members experience the upcoming solar eclipse.The physics department will have two telescopes set up at the fountains behind Davis Hall so participants...

Women’s golf headed to Saluki Invitational

By Sam Bauman | March 20, 2013

After finishing in sixth place last week in Las Vegas, the Huskies will look to continue their success at the Saluki Invitational in Carbondale this weekend. The tournament will tee off 8 a.m. Sunday morning. The par 72 course is very open with a few...

Mens golf to play in FAU Spring Break Championship, womens golf to play in SIU Invitational

Men’s golf to play in FAU Spring Break Championship, women’s golf to play in SIU Invitational

By Sean Anderson | March 21, 2012

NIU men’s and women’s golf will both be in action over the weekend. The women’s team will head south to Carbondale to play in the SIU Invitational. The Huskies are coming off a seventh place finish in the NIU Snowbird. “Well, it was great. We...

Northern Star File Photo - NIUs Sarah Mclaughlin backhands a tennis ball.

Men’s women’s tennis set for weekend matches

By Sean Anderson | February 22, 2012

NIU men’s and women’s tennis will both hit the hard top this weekend.The women’s team will travel south to Carbondale for matches against Arkansas State and Southern Illinois.The Huskies (5-2) opened the season with a loss, but have turned their...

NIU’s Late Night Ride service has fewer restrictions than other colleges

By Kyla Gardner | May 5, 2011

DeKALB | During a September weekend in 1988, NIU's Late Night Ride Service provided transportation for seven people. The next weekend, it transported four. Last weekend, from April 29 to May 1, the service provided rides for 1,159 people. In a September...

Huskies face their bigest challanges over break

By Andrew Singer | December 5, 2010

DeKALB | Much more will be known about the 2-4 NIU men's basketball team following a tough nine-game winter break schedule. Finishing up their non-conference schedule over break, the Huskies will also be three games deep into the MAC portion of their...

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