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Juniors Mackenzie Callahan and Ashley Tutt start their engines Sept. 6, 2019 during the Huskie Challenge at the North 40 Course on NIU campus.

Huskies compete against top national programs at Under Armour Pre Nationals

By Maddie Barrett | October 21, 2019

DeKALB — Junior Ashley Tutt claimed 17th place Saturday when the cross country team competed in the Under Armour Pre Nationals at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana.The Huskies placed 27th overall, the highest...

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Destination Procrastination

By Samantha Manahan | March 8, 2018

It’s finally March, the month of midterms, t-shirts and spring break. This year you decided to wait to plan a trip after your big tests, but now there’s not a decently-priced flight, and you’re left with broken dreams and no plans. Never fear! -...

Testing on animals is unreliable and unethical

Testing on animals is unreliable and unethical

By Kathryn Minniti | April 6, 2011

When there is a debate about whether testing drugs on animals is ethical, one of the main arguments proponents use is that it has helped alleviate the suffering of people through the medical advances made in testing labs. That is not the case at all....

Electro-music to hit NIU

By Chris Krapek | November 9, 2010

Having a retinal cochlear spasm isn't a bad thing. In fact, some students are going out of their way to make sure you have one. As part of a collaboration between the Time Arts and Annex Group programs, Retinal Cochlear Spasms will take place tonight...