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Towers literary magazine extends submission deadline

By Lilli Mauser | December 2, 2010

DeKALB | NIU's literary magazine, Towers, has extended its deadline to Sunday. Tower's president and co-editor, fifth year English PhD student Alisa Smith-Riel, said that the magazine extended the deadline to encourage more students to submit their work....

NIU students pick their top ‘man movies’

By Lilli Mauser | November 30, 2010

When I was 8 yearsold, my dad bought me my first goldfish and told me that we weregoing to watch one of the greatest movies of all time.That movie was"TheTerminator."From Arnold’s veryfirst "I’ll be back," I knew that my world had been unequivocallychanged...

Potter fans don’t want the magic to end

By Lilli Mauser | November 18, 2010

The end is finally here, my fellow muggles. As many of you already know, today marks the beginning of the end for our boy wonder Harry. At midnight, while many of you were undoubtedly sleeping, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One was released...

Led Zeppelin cover band playing at Otto’s

By Lilli Mauser | November 17, 2010

Tonight, Otto's Nightclub, 118 E. Lincoln Highway, will host iconic cover band Led Zeppelin 2. The band is comprised of Bruce Lamont (lead vocals), Chris Klein (bass guitar, keyboards, mandolin, bass pedals), Ian Lee (drums) and Paul Kamp (guitar). The...

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