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Students: Don’t volunteer for causes only for resume

By Marilou Terrones | November 18, 2014

While community service is beneficial for gaining experience, students shouldn’t volunteer unless they’re passionate about the issue they’re supporting.From last Saturday through Sunday, participants in National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness...

DeKalb Mayor John Rey visited the Skyroom Sunday during the Student Associations Senate meeting to speak to members of SA. Rey said the city and NIU are looking to bridge gaps by communicating with city departments and officials and the student body, and by reaching out to student groups and organizations.

Rey meets with SA Senate, talks about NIU-city relationship

By Shaz Sheikhali | October 21, 2013

Mayor John Rey spoke with the Student Association Senate on city-university partnerships at the Senate’s meeting Sunday.CommuniversityRey hopes to build a relationship between NIU and the community. He plans on doing this by maintaining contact with...

Art exhibit explores social media’s impact

By Roxana Moraga | September 9, 2013

The Art Museum presents this year’s fall exhibition, “On Watching and Being Seen.”The show is open now and will run through Oct. 19. The exhibition explores the themes of social media and surveillance technology and their impact on culture.“Some...

SA to give state of the students address today

SA to give state of the students address today

By Carrie Morris | October 29, 2012

The first state of the students address will be held today by the Student Association (SA). SA President Delonte LeFlore will outline goals for the student government body and reach out to students in order to represent them better on campus for the address....

Reavis Hall roof repairs underway

By Carrie Morris | October 8, 2012

Some faculty members have been adjusting well to the ongoing repairs of Reavis Hall’s roof. Construction workers at Reavis Hall are working on completing a total roof replacement, said Paul Palian, director of media and public relations. “The workmen...

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