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Two Huskie wrestlers face off Oct. 24 during NIUs Red Black Dual at the Convocation Center. 

Wilson and West post top performances at MSU open

By James Krause | November 4, 2019

DeKALB — Two returning 2019 NCAA Wrestling Tournament Huskie qualifiers were NIU’s top performers Friday and Saturday in the season opener for the wrestling team at the Michigan State University Open.Redshirt sophomore Brit Wilson found success in...

Geese lay in the grass April 18 at the lagoon by the NIU enterance.

Interactions with geese can be peaceful

By Veronica McCulloh | April 25, 2019

Every spring, campus shares its grounds with Canada geese at the height of their mating season. Despite constant battles over turf, it is no secret the geese do not plan on giving up their territories. Many students can attest to the presence of aggressive,...

Rev. Jackson to visit Pick Museum of Anthropology

By Lindsey Salvatelli | September 4, 2017

DeKALB — The Rev. Jesse Jackson will be on campus Tuesday to celebrate the opening of Quilts and Human Rights, a traveling exhibit, and deliver a keynote speech.Quilts and Human Rights opened in 2008 at Michigan State University and focuses on social...

Biologist’s talk to focus on methods of education

By Northern Star Staff | October 21, 2013

The Department of Biological Sciences, the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning and Secondary Science Teacher Certification are hosting a talk on Driving Instruction with Data: Assessment.The speaker is Diane Ebert-May who is a professor...

Career Services gives helping hand in moving on up

By Aaron Brooks | March 6, 2012

Good news everyone, our college education will pay off after all. With the recession and listening to the GOP debates I thought the best job my degree would earn me would be hamburger flipper. However, after reading the 41st edition of Recruiting Trends,...