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Petition challenges coming circus act

Allison Krecek

January 30, 2014

Some students and faculty are hoping a petition could stop an upcoming circus show at the Convocation Center.Anthropology assistant professor Mitch Irwin created a petition to “Cancel the ‘Circus Spectacular’ scheduled for March 4” because it features animal performers. By Tuesday night, more than 780 ...

Circus to bring tigers and elephants to Convocation Center performance

Northern Star Staff

January 21, 2014

Circus Spectacular will bring elephants, tigers and high-flying performers to the Convocation Center in March, according to a release from the Convocation Center.The circus, to be held at 7 p.m. March 4, will showcase a new score and new costumes."Every year, we scour the world to find the best perf...

Utilizing the art of juggling

Jessica Sabbah

February 28, 2011

DeKALB | Will Petsche, third year law student, began juggling when he was 14. For him, it was only natural to start a club at NIU. After advertising and garnering interest, Petsche created the NIU Juggling Club last fall. The group was recognized by the Student Association in October. The club meets...