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Brynn and Sarah gesture wildly in the podcast room. They discuss Ushers halftime performance and the big game commercials. (Joseph Howerton | Northern Star)

‘The big game’ recap, minus the football

By Brynn Krug, Sarah Rose, and Anna Scanlan | February 14, 2024

Brynn and Sarah give their recap of the super bowl. Instead of focusing on the game, however, they look at the event through a pop-culture lens. What was your favorite commercial? And did you like the halftime performance? Let us know in the comments!

Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! to perform at the House Cafe

By Kevin Bartelt | April 3, 2013

If you are interested in expanding your musical horizons, try some French pop, punk music. No, not three separate genres but all at once. Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! will perform 6 p.m. Sunday at the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway. The group got its...

Kaitlyn Cabina (left) and Mathew Yee (right) perform at a dress rehearsal for The Caucasian Chalk Circle on Tuesday night. The play is set in post-WWII rural Europe and follows villagers as they struggle to rebuild; the play opens April 4.

School of Theatre and Dance to put on ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’

By Deanna Frances | April 3, 2013

NIU’s School of Theater and Dance isn’t going to let a little snow storm or spring break fun hold back “The Caucasian Chalk Circle.” The School of Theater and Dance will perform the German play at the O’Connell Theater. The show opens today,...

(From Left) Trent Snyder, Will Kirby, Billy Kokinis, Danny Cozzi, Jeremey Orbach, Clayton Mutert, Adam McNeil and Patrick Price perform a capella in Stevenson dining hall, October 25, 2011.

Huskie Hunks to perform

By Beth Schumacher | March 6, 2013

If you can’t get enough a cappella, you’re in luck. NIU’s very own a cappella group, Huskie Hunks, will be performing 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the NIU school of music, Room 173. A cappella is when a person or group sings without instrumental accompaniment....

Local Church raises funds for Tanzania

By Zachary Brictson | March 27, 2011

DeKALB | Baroque-era music filled the sanctuary of the First Congregational United Church of Christ on Sunday as part of an effort to raise money for schools in Tanzania. The fundraiser was part of Tanzania Development Support's mission to construct a...