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Controversy still surrounds Guillen, Marlins

By Jerry Burnes | April 15, 2012

The Miami Marlins don’t care about the Cuban community and IBM couldn’t really care less about women’s equality. Neither organization will say that of course, but their actions - in light of recent controversies - paint that picture pretty clearly....

Emory leads men’s golf to 4th place finish

By James Cantagallo | March 20, 2012

Led by junior Bryce Emory, NIU men’s golf wrapped up the 54-hole UCF Rio Pinar Invitational with a fourth place team score of 870. “We held on to fourth place in a good field, and we beat all the schools from our conference,” said NIU coach Tom...


Men’s golf ready to keep swinging

By Sean Anderson | March 19, 2012

NIU men’s golf team hit the links Monday competting in the UCF Rio Pinar Invitational in Orlando, Fla. Coming off a third-place finish at the MAC Match Play last month, the Huskies turned in a 36-hole total of 582, which earned them fourth place at...

Spring break used for charitable trips

By Lauren Dielman | February 27, 2012

Instead of sitting at home this spring break, fifty NIU students will have the opportunity to go to Washington D.C.; Newark, N.J.; Niceville, Fla.; and Kissimmee, Fla. through the Alternative Spring Break program. Becky Harlow, assistant director for...

Men’s golf places third at MAC match play

By Sean Anderson | February 14, 2012

NIU's men's golf hit the links for the Mid-American Match Play Monday and Tuesday at the South Course Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City, Fla.Wins by Nick Schiavi, Griffin Bauman, Matt Gorman and Kurtis Luedtke against Miami (Ohio) highlighted...

NIU volleyball falls to Miami, Fla. in NCAA Tournament

NIU volleyball falls to Miami, Fla. in NCAA Tournament

By Mike Romor | December 4, 2011

NIU volleyball's season came to an end Friday with a loss to Miami (Fla.) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Huskies (28-7, 14-2 MAC) lost in four up-and-down sets to the No. 25 Hurricanes (26-4, 16-4 ACC), 25-17, 21-25, 25-12 and 26-24. "We...