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DogHouse DeKalb co-founders Jordan Delegal (left), Elliot Echols and Keith Otis prepare food at the 2014 Homecoming football game. 

DogHouse food truck hiring students

By Northern Star staff | October 16, 2015

The DogHouse food truck is hiring students from all majors for various jobs on the truck.The DogHouse — absent a truck — was introduced during the 2014 Homecoming game by alumni Jordan Delegal, Keith Otis and Elliot Echols. Gourmet grilled cheese...

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...

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...

DogHouse to raise food truck money

By Northern Star Staff | October 22, 2014

Fundraising for the DeKalb DogHouse, a campus food truck, is being done through a Kickstarter campaign with a $20,000 goal.The DogHouse, created by alumni Jordan Delegal, Keith Otis and Elliot Echols, was introduced Homecoming weekend at the Martin Luther...

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...

Alumni fundraise to buy NIU’s 1st food truck

By Deanna Frances | September 21, 2014

Alumni are raising money to open NIU’s first food truck, the DogHouse, at the Homecoming football game.Jordan Delegal, Keith Otis and Elliot Echols created Hungry Huskies, Inc., which would manage the food truck, to align with NIU President Doug Baker’s...

Nine NIU football players recieve academic honors

Nine NIU football players recieve academic honors

By Tony Osborne | January 17, 2012

With MAC Championship and Bowl victories already under their belt, nine NIU football players added more to their resume by receiving All-MAC Academic honors. "Obviously to be the conference champs on the field and then to represent the MAC...

NIU football breakdown: offensive line

By Brian Belford | August 25, 2011

Saying that the offensive line for the NIU football team should be a strength is an understatement. The Huskies return all of their starters from a year ago and are coming off a season in which they only surrendered 13 sacks, good enough for 14th in the...

Huskies summer conditioning works on all aspects of the game to prepare players for the new season

By Jasmine Willett | July 19, 2011

DeKALB | NIU football has been under construction preparing for the 2011 season, with its opener against Army only two months away."It is going to be really cool playing a service academy," said Huskie right tackle Keith Otis. "They just have a different...