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Pet of the week: Marshmallow

Pet of the week: Marshmallow

By Courtesy Laura Lundelius | September 23, 2019

Name: Marshall (shortened from Marshmallow)Breed: Lab/Shepard mixFavorite Treat: Milk     Favorite activity: playing ball in our backyardTraits: Loving, loyal, entertaining, cuddly and a great sense of humor

Senior sociology major Samantha Carlson shows off her boots.

Boots, boots, boots rockin’ everywhere

By Melissa McKenna | November 7, 2011

In this blistering winter season, there's only one thing that truly guarantees a warm trek across campus: boots. In the snow and through the biting cold wind, a sturdy pair of boots is exactly what one needs to avoid these unfortunate hypothermic temperatures....

ALERT: ZOMBIES INVADE CAMPUS

By Leah Spagnoli | March 31, 2011

All week long, NIU students have been battling outside of classrooms and residence halls to determine who will be the ultimate survivor: Humans or Zombies. According to the Humans vs. Zombies rules listed on NIUHvZ.org, Humans vs. Zombies is a game about...