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Students reach out to help tornado victims

A neighborhood in the Devonshire subdivision of Washington, Ill., is left in ruins after a tornado tore through the northern part of the town on Sunday. Members of Alpha Phi Omega, a service fraternity, are collecting items for care packages to send to the victims of the tornado. Student volunteers will also work with the Red Cross.

James Green

November 19, 2013

In response to the weekend’s outbreak of tornadoes in Illinois, Alpha Phi Omega will collect donations for relief packages for the victims.Will Wight, Alpha Phi Omega member and junior mechanical engineering major, has been storm watching for five years, and he followed the storms in the news over the w...

Students volunteer at Conexion Comunidad

Leah Spagnoli

November 29, 2010

Honors student Lauren Sikes said she volunteers every week in order to give back and work with students in the community. NIU honors students volunteer at the Conexion Comunidad, 637 11th St., from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Conexion Comunidad is a community center that was...

Dorm of the Month: A room that summarizes

Colette Wehrli, freshman accountancy major, and Megan Szmyd, freshman undecided major, focused their room in Douglas Hall around the personal touches.

Jack Baker

October 26, 2010

They said that they wanted to make their room a summary of themselves, and that is exactly what freshman accountancy major Colette Wehrli and freshman undecided major Megan Szmyd have done to their Douglas room. While their personal touches are shown throughout the room, they are most apparent in their pict...