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An NIU student takes a break from homework to watch some TikTok videos.

OPINION: TikTok is overrated

By Parker Otto, Columnist | February 4, 2022
Tiktok is a new sensational app, but it is bound to go out of style.

College Life Hacks: Prepare grilled cheese, chicken and more without a stove

By Walter Douglas | March 2, 2015

In this addition of College Life Hacks, I’ll show you how to make delicious stoveless versions of grilled cheese, poached chicken and fried eggs. The new age of coffee making food has arrived.Grilled cheeseI know everyone loves a grilled cheese sandwich...

College Life Hacks: Cooking ramen and cleaning jeans and socks

By Walter Douglas | February 1, 2015

Do #collegeproblems like microwaved Tupperware and faded jeans sound nightmarish to you?Fear not: With these college life hacks you’ll have the best ramen on campus, perfect jeans and shoes with that brand new smell.Ramen sans a stoveThroughout college,...

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