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New members run home to sorority sisters

New members run home to sorority sisters

September 18, 2017

The Panhellenic Association formal recruitment took place Friday through Sunday with Bid Night being the final event at 8 p.m. Sunday. The event is an opportunity for potential new members to meet NIU sororities on campus and for the chapters to meet...

DeKalb resident, Jose Rosas, participates in the fun by testing out a kite in the sky at Kite Fest on Sunday.

Dekalb welcomes back Kite Fest

September 11, 2017

The 12th annual Kite Fest returned to DeKalb Sunday. The free event is made possible by the DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau. There was food and beverages from local businesses and arts and crafts for children. Correction: The Northern...

Presidential search thickens: Faculty Senate works on setting standards

Presidential search thickens: Faculty Senate works on setting standards

By James Krause | September 7, 2017

DeKALB — Members of Faculty Senate expressed their opinions to the Board of Trustees leadership regarding the presidential search during a meeting Wednesday.Wheeler Coleman, Board of Trustees chair, and Dennis Barsema, Board of Trustees vice chair,...

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was welcomed by students, administrators and faculty of NIU inside the Sandburg Auditorium on Tuesday. Jackson brought emphasis in saying, “This land is our land, it was made for all of us”. This message carried through the entire day as the exhibit touched on many social injustices, current events and politics.

Civil rights activist returns to NIU

By Isiah Jacobs | September 7, 2017

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was welcomed by students, administrators and faculty of NIU inside the Sandburg Auditorium on Tuesday. Jackson brought emphasis in saying, “This land is our land, it was made for all of us”. This message carried through the...

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