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NIU’s tenth ‘New Music Festival’ to feature guest performers

By Jermel Williams, Sports Reporter | November 1, 2022

DeKALB – For its ten year anniversary celebration, the NIU Music Festival will host three evenings of music from Nov. 2-4. At 7 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Music Building Recital Hall, the first event will be held. There will be live electroacoustic music...

In the spirit of Whitney: Houston Hologram tour set to begin

By ANDREW DALTON | February 19, 2020

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Whitney Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again.Eight years after her death, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour that starts in England on Feb. 25 and runs through early April, with U.S. dates expected...

Lady Gaga: ‘I better hear no lip-syncing’ at halftime show

By MESFIN FEKADU | February 2, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — Descending from the air, Lady Gaga kicked off a pre-Super Bowl concert by mimicking her entrance to her Super Bowl halftime performance three years ago, which earned her rave reviews.Headlining the big sports stage was a recurring theme...

Financial aid help available at FAFSA Fun Fest

By Lauren Dielman | February 15, 2012

Students are encouraged to attend FAFSA Fun Fest Thursday, where they can expect free food, raffle prizes and help filling out their FAFSA form. The FAFSA Fun Fest, hosted by the NIU Office of Student Financial Aid, will go from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the...

Female fans need self respect

By Jerene-Elise Nall | October 18, 2010

Anyone who has attended a concert is familiar with the very specific way that some teen to twenty-something women act. They dress provocatively, drink heavily and flirt shamelessly with lead singers, guitarists, bassists and drummers. These scantily-clad...