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Common Grounds to host Freestyle Art Night

Parker Otto

January 22, 2020

Coffee lovers of DeKalb will be able to make their own works of art while drinking locally brewed coffee at Common Grounds. The local coffeehouse will be hosting a Freestyle Art Night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday which will be open to all and will provide attendees with a variety of materials, includ...

The Best Places to Hang Off Campus

Ashley Hines

October 18, 2018

Most NIU students live in DeKalb or in surrounding areas of the town. There’s a decent amount of things to do on campus, but what about off campus? That's where students need to look to spice up their hangout sessions. My favorite place to go is Common Grounds, which is a small coffee shop in the d...