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Dance Marathon

Dance Marathon

By Rachel Scaman | February 29, 2016

Students danced for eight hours to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network during the first annual NIU Dance Marathon Saturday in the Recreation Center. The event raised more than $34,000.

A Hogwarts pastime starts up at NIU

By Lauren Dielman | September 15, 2011

Quidditch, a sport played in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, is growing at NIU, group organizer Bridget Hickey said.Hickey, a sophomore special education major, attributes the growing popularity to better organization, having a new rule book and competing...

Cadets Denna, Scott, Zastany and Reo race to the finish of the third challenge during last years ROTC Confidence Course Aug. 27, 2009.

ROTC kickoff event sure to be a challenge

By David Matz | August 24, 2010

Don't be surprised to see people climbing across a single rope bridge over the creek in front of Cole Hall this Thursday; it's just the first challenge in NIU's ROTC Challenge Course. From the Chick Evans Field House to the East Lagoon, parts of campus...