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Volleyball looks to break four-game losing skid

By Christopher Loggins | September 24, 2015

Following a four-game losing streak, volleyball (4-8) will finish off its eight-game home stand as it takes on Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan.The Huskies have lost seven of their last eight games after starting the season 3-1. They’ve managed...

Gogola: Coach Bennett resigns, but Athletic Department refuses to say why

Gogola: Coach Bennett resigns, but Athletic Department refuses to say why

By Frank Gogola | May 4, 2015

Kathi Bennett, who resigned as the women’s basketball head coach on Wednesday, lived and breathed basketball; her unbriddled passion and fire for basketball adds to the mystery of her resignation from NIU without any mention of why.Bennett was wholeheartedly...

Retired journalism professor Hallie Hamilton holds a photograph taken when he was 19 and first stationed at Fort McClellan, Ala. in 1942.

Retired professor, WWII veteran takes Honor Flight to D.C.

By Chelsey Boutan | April 22, 2012

While sitting in his living room, World War II veteran Hallie Hamilton clenched a blue and white paisley handkerchief. Occasionally, he would bring the handkerchief to his face and use it to blot away tears. As he reflected on his emotional visit to the...

Northern Star File Photo - Redshirt sophomore Matt Mougin tries
to escape from the grasp of Stanfords Garrett Schaner in the
165-pound match earlier this season.

NIU wrestling falls to Northwestern Friday

By Mike Romor | February 5, 2012

After getting an 11 day break, NIU wrestling could not contain No. 19 Northwestern in Evansville Friday.After last year's 38-0 drubbing, NIU (6-8, 0-4 MAC) put up a close fight against one of the nation's top lineups, falling to Northwestern (8-4, 3-4...