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First foreign film to win Best Picture makes Oscars history

Jacob Baker

February 10, 2020

Korean film “Parasite” won big and made history Sunday at the 92nd annual Oscars, taking home best picture, best director, best international feature film and best original screenplay.This is the first time in Academy Award history that a foreign film has won best picture. It is also the first tim...

‘Nutcracker’ ballet to arrive at Egyptian Theatre

'Nutcracker' ballet to arrive at Egyptian Theatre

Chris Plumery

December 2, 2019

Students of the Beth Fowler School of Dance, will be performing the ballet “The Nutcracker” Friday through Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. The ballet will open at 7 p.m. for the Friday and Saturday performances and 2 p.m. for the Sunday performance.Regular tickets will be $21...

Composer meets with music students

Composer meets with music students

Jordan Radloff I Contributor

November 4, 2019

American composer, Libby Larsen, is on campus this week for the NIU New Music Festival. Between Tuesday and Friday, a series of 5 concerts will be held in the NIU Music Building showcasing the works of different musical composers.On Monday, Larsen came to meet with some of the students in the music c...