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Forensics team gets second

By Julia Martinez | April 28, 2016

NIU Forensics placed second at the National Forensics Association National Speech and Debate Tournament on April 18 at Ball State University.Close to 100 colleges and universities and about 1,500 people attended the event where students competed in literature...

SA approves funding, appoints SA Historian

By Maxwell Bisaillon | February 29, 2016

The Student Association Senate approved supplemental funding for NIU Forensics and the NIU National Society of Black Engineers at its meeting Sunday.The SA approved $250 for NIU Forensics to attend a competition in Indiana.NIU Forensics is a student organization...

NIU Forensics takes fifth in impromptu speaking, parliamentary debate

By Northern Star Staff | March 19, 2012

NIU Forensics attended the Pi Kappa Delta Comprehensive National Tournament in Kansas over Spring Break. Member Chris Michels took fifth place in impromptu speaking and member Daria Skrzypczynski took fifth place in open parliamentary debate, according...

Adrianne Bassett, junior early childhood education major, checks out a customer at Potbelly, 1013 W. Lincoln Highway, on Wednesday night. The NIU Forensics team hosted a fundraiser at Potbelly for the Toni Keller Scholarship funds, with 25 percent of the profit going toward the scholarship.

NIU Forensics team hosts fundraiser to benefit Keller scholarship

By Leah Spagnoli | December 1, 2010

Students were able to chow down for charity on Wednesday night thanks to the NIU Forensics team. Twenty-five percent of the profits made at Potbelly Sandwich Shop from 5 to 8 p.m. were donated to the Antinette "Toni" Keller Scholarship Fund. "Potbelly...

NIU Forensics team to host charity event in honor of Toni Keller

By Northern Star staff | November 30, 2010

The NIU Forensics team will host a charity event tonight to raise money for the Antinette "Toni" Keller Scholarship Fund. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 1013 W. Lincoln Highway. Potbelly's will donate 25 percent of...

Students, colleagues remember Dorothy Bishop as professor, friend and mentor

By David Matz | November 30, 2010

Imagine for a moment standing in a classroom at Watson Hall late at night. All the other desks have been emptied for hours, except for one seat in the middle of the front row. The seat is taken by a small petite woman sipping on a cup of coffee starring...