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The Campus Life Building sits during sunset Tuesday evening at the corner of Lucinda Avenue and Normal Road. The building is set to officially be renamed to Peters Campus Life Building on Wednesday afternoon. (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

Campus Life Building to be renamed in honor of President Peters

By Colin Kempsell, Senior News Reporter | October 4, 2022

NIU’s Campus Life Building will be officially renamed in honor of former university president John G. Peters at 3 p.m. on Thursday. The ceremony will be open to the public and free parking will be available at the building’s parking lot, according...

Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony

By Keith Hernandez | November 11, 2014

Navy Veteran Rosemary Ostberg sits in attendance Tuesday during a Veterans’ Day ceremony at the flagpole southeast of Altgeld Hall. Ostberg was a Lieutenant, Junior Grade from 1949 to 1954, working in the Pentagon as a top secret control officer for...

National Society of Collegiate Scholars to induct student scholars

By Kelly Marshall | March 27, 2013

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) will induct outstanding student scholars at a private ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. NSCS is an honors organization that recognizes scholar students....

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,"...

ROTC students participate in a 21 gun salute during Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday outside of Altgeld Hall.

NIU honors veterans with ceremony

By Ryan Griesmeyer and Shaun Zinck | November 11, 2010

From Nov. 2008 to Aug. 2009 NIU student Sgt. Dallas Full was stationed in Afghanistan for the Ill. Army National Guard. Every year, Nov. 11 is reserved to honor military men and women like Full who have served the country during wartime. NIU held its...