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‘Apparel’ airs dirty laundry

By Melissa Boylan | February 12, 2014

DeKalb | NIU’s play “Intimate Apparel” focuses on love, emotion and even female empowerment.The School of Theatre and Dance will put on the play “Intimate Apparel,” written by Lynn Nottage. The show runs Feb. 13 to 16 at the Diversions Lounge...

J.K. Rowling said in an interview “Harry Potter” character (right) Hermione (Emma Watson) should not have ended up with (left) Ron (Rupert Grint). 

Rowling crushes Potter fans

By Melissa Boylan | February 3, 2014

I shed tears while burning my “Harry Potter” books after hearing J.K. Rowling wanted to split Ron and Hermione.Rowling’s confession was as a big of a mistake as the death of Fred Weasley. If Hermione and Ron aren’t supposed to be together, what...

New year, new smoothie

By Melissa Boylan | January 13, 2014

New Year’s diets taste a lot better with a fruit smoothie.These five tasty and healthy breakfast drinks provide a great alternative to your usual triple shot of espresso.Kiwi, Banana and Honey Mango Fruit SmoothieIngredients:One fresh kiwi fruitOne...

Michael Rea, assistant professor and artist, explains the details of his sculpture entitled Quid Pro Quo made from wood, pink foam, wood-fill and rope during Nov. 21s  School of Art Faculty Exhibition at Altgeld Hall.

Faculty present artwork at show

By Melissa Boylan | November 24, 2013

Students can see thought-provoking artistic abilities during the School of Art Faculty Biennial.The show began Thursday at Altgeld Hall and will run until Feb. 15. The museum has two sections in which attendees can walk back and forth.Going into the first...

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