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Huskies gain 3-win streak at Homecoming

Shane Wimann (35) celebrates a touchdown with fellow receivers Clayton Glasper (81) and Aregeros Turner (22). The Huskies caught four touchdowns in their 49-21 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

Patrick Smith

October 26, 2015

Football (5-3, 3-1 MAC) throttled Eastern Michigan (1-7, 0-4 MAC) 49-21 in front of 17,000 fans Saturday, earning its third straight victory heading into the last stretch of the season.The Huskies started the game with a five-minute touchdown drive after junior quarterback Drew Hare threw a 4-yard pa...

Eastern Michigan Breakdown

Patrick Smith

October 22, 2015

Sports writer Patrick Smith breaks down key players for the Eagles, who will take on the Huskies at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Huskie Stadium. NIU defeated EMU 28-17 when the teams met in 2014 and have beaten them seven straight times.Quarterback:Sophomore quarterback Brogan Roback has had a solid season thr...

Football rides streak into Homecoming

Junior quarterback Drew Hare takes off for a run in a Sept. 26 game against Boston College. Hare went 11-25 in the game, throwing for 81 yards and an interception.

Thomas Hiley III

October 22, 2015

Football (4-3, 2-1 MAC) will face off against Eastern Michigan (1-6, 0-3 MAC) in its 109th Homecoming game on Saturday. The Eagles have lost five games in a row.NIU is on a two-game winning streak, their last win coming against Miami (Ohio) (1-6, 0-4 MAC) in a 45-12 match last weekend. The Huskiesâ€...

Seniors recount the NIU shootings from their freshman year

Amy Kreeger

February 13, 2011

This year, fourth-year seniors will be some of the last students who were on campus when a gunman entered Cole Hall and open fire three years ago. At the end of the day, five NIU students were killed and 17 were injured. Cole Lightfoot knew at least one of the injured. "I know someone who got a gun pell...