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Men’s basketball looks to end losing streak in rematch against CMU

By Jarrett Huff | February 19, 2020

DeKALB — After dropping both games on its road trip, the men’s basketball team returns home to the Convocation Center for a rematch against the Central Michigan University Chippewas.The Huskies lost the first game of their road trip against the Ball...

Family and former players remember father-figure Coach Mallory

By Maddie Barrett | October 21, 2019

DeKALB — Saturday was the second time the Huskies competed against the Miami University – Ohio RedHawks for the Mallory Cup, in honor of the late Bill Mallory.NIU lost a tough road game to the RedHawks in a 27-24 match Saturday in Oxford, Ohio.Mallory...

Redshirt junior quarterback Marcus Childers stands in the pocket Saturday after throwing to a receiver during an eventual 27-24 loss against Miami University – Ohio at Yager Stadium.

Mallory Cup stays in Oxford as Huskies fall to Miami–Ohio

By James Krause | October 19, 2019

DeKALB — The football team was unsuccessful in its bid to take the Mallory Cup Saturday, falling 27-24 to the Miami University – Ohio RedHawks.NIU took a 10-0 lead late in the second quarter but gave up three touchdowns on the next three Miami possessions...

Marcus Jones, redshirt senior running back, returns a kick Oct. 5 against Ball State University during an eventual 27-20 loss at Huskie Stadium.

After early season plagued with injuries, penalties, Huskies look to get back on track

By James Krause | October 18, 2019

DeKALB — NIU football head coach Thomas Hammock was able to take more from his grandfather, Charles Thomas Johnson, than just his middle name.After Hammock’s mother had the future Huskie at an early age, Hammock’s grandfather took on a large role...

Huskies have a shot at returning to DeKalb with Mallory Cup and second MAC win

By Maddie Barrett | October 15, 2019

DeKALB — After the football team lost the Mallory Cup last season in its inaugural game, the Huskies hope to win the trophy Saturday against the Miami University – Ohio RedHawks. The Mallory Cup honors the late Bill Mallory, who led NIU to its first...

Catherine Carter at a Rolling Stones museum in front of the guitars the Rolling Stones played.

Day 31 – A trip to London: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | August 12, 2019

Hey Huskies! Today is my last full day in England and I decided to head to London for the day. As I mentioned before, I am a huge Rolling Stones fan, so of course we had to eat at the Rolling Stones restaurant, Sticky Fingers, named after one of their...

Day 29 and 30 – Only a few days left: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | August 6, 2019

Day 29: Let's go puntingHello NIU! Today is one of our last days here in Oxford as a group, so to celebrate we went punting! Punting is basically riding a gondola, except rather than being pushed by someone, we were pushing ourselves! It was quite the...

Catherine Carter and her friend, Alex, sit in front of the Keepers restaurant sign.

Day 27 and 28 – Several delightful dinners: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | August 6, 2019

Day 27: A night outGood morning everyone! With just one week left here in Oxford, I decided to visit all the places that I can. Tonight, some of the girls and I went out to a restaurant called Be At One. While everything was great, we really enjoyed the...

Day 25 and 26 – Family time: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | August 5, 2019

Day 25: Family comes to visitHello Huskies! Today has been fantastic! I got a visit from one-half of the Carter fam! My mom and one of my sisters arrived in Oxford today and I have enjoyed showing them around. They arrived at the bus station and I impressed...

Catherine Carter gets ready to eat brightly colored macarons. She brought them back to England from Paris

Day 21 and 22 – Back in England: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | July 28, 2019

Day 21 Good morning NIU! It’s my first day back here in England and it’s weird to stop saying ‘merci’ to everyone and go back to saying ‘thanks.’ As sad as I was to leave France, I am just as excited to be back in Oxford. After class this...

A long horn cow grazes Saturday in the Christ Church Meadow.

Day 14 and 15 – Back to classes: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | July 16, 2019

Day 14: Enjoying the sceneryGood morning NIU! Today we had absolutely gorgeous weather here in Oxford, so after class a group of us decided to relax and enjoy it! Our first stop after class was to get lunch at The Bear, Oxford’s oldest pub. After a...

Day 5 – Down the rabbit hole: A first-hand account of studying abroad

By Catherine Carter | July 10, 2019

Hello! As promised, today has been (very literally) a trip down the rabbit hole! Lewis Carroll wrote Alice in Wonderland in 1865. Alice was actually based off a girl from Oxford. Every year, the town celebrates his books and their legacies with Alice’s...