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Anniversary exhibit displays ‘Huskie identity’

By Dan Doren | February 6, 2020

DeKALB — The NIU community will get to view the 125-year history of the university at the recently unveiled “Becoming Huskies” exhibition through December as part of the university’s year-long celebration.The opening reception for “Becoming...

Hope Haven, 1145 Rushmore Drive, provides shelter, meals and life skill programs for those in need.

Community locations provide volunteer opportunities

By Noah Johnson | August 23, 2019

As students prepare for the school year ahead, many may seek volunteer work or internship opportunities for the sake of professional development or personal fulfillment.Students can find such opportunities at The Glidden Homestead, The Ellwood House or...

Fact or Fiction: DeKalb Style

By Chris Krapek | August 19, 2010

1) Barb Wire was invented in DeKalb: FACT Why do you think they call it the Barb City? Because Joseph Glidden, one of DeKalb's most prominent historical figures, patented the idea for barb wire in 1874. That, and because we're known for our razor sharp...

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