Northern Star

Alleged parties at former Tequila Roadhouse location shrouded in mystery

Signs on the door of 1215 Blackhawk Drive ask authorities not to remove equipment from the building. The location, once the home of both Reilly's and Tequila Roadhouse, has reportedly been operating as a nightclub for private functions. With no liquor or food license, however, the club, known as

Chris Krapek

January 26, 2011

The building at 1215 Blackhawk Drive appears to be vacant. The spot, previously occupied by bars Reilly's and Tequila Roadhouse, is desolate. Notes are stuck to the door, demanding equipment inside not to be removed. A sign for Chicago Real Estate hangs on the building. But in the last few months, th...

Healing injuries in club sports can get creative

Korey Peterson

November 29, 2010

Injuries are an inevitable part of the sports world. Athletes from pee wee to professional leagues use their bodies for competition, making these injury risks unavoidable. As players get older, faster, bigger and stronger, injuries become regular, if not expected. Professional athletes have professional ...

Waterskiing outlasts summer

Korey Peterson

September 23, 2010

Summer may be ending, but the water skiing season doesn't have to just yet. The NIU waterski and wakeboard team still has at least one more tournament to compete in during the fall season. While the club does have a competitive team, it is open to all students who have an interest in water skiing and wakeboardi...