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NIU food truck to open Saturday

By Alexander Chettiath | April 9, 2015

The DogHouse, an alumni-owned food truck, will debut Saturday at the Huskie Bowl and Communiversity Block Party.The DogHouse is operated by alumni Keith Otis, Elliot Echols and Jordan Delegal. They plan to move to a student-operated food truck as their...

NIU’s 1st food truck, DogHouse DeKalb, hopes to open in April

By Northern Star staff | January 22, 2015

The DogHouse, which raised more than $20,000 through Kickstarter to become NIU's first food truck, hopes to open in April.In a message posted to Instagram, the truck's management team, which is composed of three alumni, said it has begun purchasing meetings...

The founders of the DogHouse DeKalb, which would be NIUs first food truck, stand with NIU President Doug Baker (in red) at Homecoming in October.

DogHouse DeKalb gets $10,000 pledge, is $3,000 short of goal with 5 days to go

By Northern Star Staff | November 20, 2014

The DogHouse DeKalb, which is using a Kickstarter to fund what would be NIU's first food truck, received a $10,000 pledge today.The "large" pledge -- which makes up half of the $20,000 sought by the Doghouse DeKalb -- was more than DogHouse co-founder...

Alumni food truck to launch Kickstarter

By Mitchell Spence | October 14, 2014

The alumni behind Hungry Huskies Inc. will start fundraising Monday to purchase a food truck that will provide meals during football games.Jordan Delegal, Hungry Huskies Inc. cofounder, said the goal for the company is to gain $25,000 through a crowdfunding...