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Brew on campus, where to snag your coffee fix

Sophia Phillips

September 12, 2016

Knowing where to get coffee on-campus is useful to those who use caffeine to fuel their day or need a casual drink in their hand for class.These are some places on-campus to find a variety of coffee options from normal brew to specialty fall flavors.East Side CaféPumpkin Spice Lattes have become a fal...

Counterfeit money circulating around NIU

Felix Sarver

February 29, 2012

Counterfeit bills are circulating around campus. Since last September, nine instances of counterfeit bills have been reported,said NIU Police Sgt. Alan Smith said. The bills are of low denominations, like $5, $10 and $20, he said. The investigations behind counterfeit bills are pending because the bill...

NIU offers a number of locations for a romantic evening

NIU offers a number of locations for a romantic evening

Hailey Kurth

November 10, 2011

Looking for a place to keep warm with your boo on those cold nights? There are a number of places on campus to take a date when you're looking for a night of romance. Here are some key locales to keep in mind when you're planning your perfect date night: A cup o' Joe with your main squeeze During the d...

The buzz on DeKalb’s Bean Scene

Lacey Olvera-Perez, freshman elementary education major prepares
a drink for a customer at the Coffee Corner Tuesday afternoon.

Sarah Renae Contreras

September 27, 2011

As academic life becomes more manic, many of us will be searching for ways to perk up our bodies and minds. The answer to our need is simple: coffee. Devotees of the delicious drink know quite well the warming effect a good cup of coffee can have on the dreariest of days. But, aside from being tasty,...

Students have a variety of dining options around campus

Kevin Choi, freshman electrical engineering major purchases a
sub from Subway.

Hailey Kurth

September 27, 2011

Going home for lunch during the week can be tough, especially for students with back-to-back classes. For those students, there are a number of food options available across campus. "We try to give students options," said Michael Stang, executive director for Housing & Dining, "It's nice to have a grab and go unit, ...

A guide to eating at NIU

Troy Doetch

March 22, 2011

DeKALB | There are a few reasons to have lunch on-campus: cafés are within walking distance from your classes, they can be cheaper than the corporate alternative, and you've already shelled out cash for Huskie Bucks which are burning a hole in your pocket. But in order to navigate through NIU's caf...

DeKalb offers wide coffee selection

Allyson Martin

November 10, 2010

Coffee shops around DeKalb vary in their atmospheres, types of coffee and the amount of events going on in them. The Coffee Corner on campus serves Starbucks coffee at the Holmes Student Center. There is no seating set aside specifically for the coffee shop patrons, and they do not offer any events at th...