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Juniors Mackenzie Callahan and Ashley Tutt start their engines Sept. 6, 2019 during the Huskie Challenge at the North 40 Course on NIU campus.

Huskies compete against top national programs at Under Armour Pre Nationals

By Maddie Barrett | October 21, 2019

DeKALB — Junior Ashley Tutt claimed 17th place Saturday when the cross country team competed in the Under Armour Pre Nationals at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana.The Huskies placed 27th overall, the highest...

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3 ways to know if the tattoo is right for you

By Abby Wisecarver | July 17, 2018

If you’re interested in getting a tattoo, there are three simple steps to follow when deciding if the tattoo is right for you. You’ll have this ink on your body for the rest of your life; it’s probably wise to make sure you won’t grow tired of...


Study Scores

By Victoria Lambton | October 30, 2017

For most college students, finding motivation to focus on studying can be difficult. Here are ten of my favorite scores that will give you the inspiration you need to delve into the study zone.“No Time for Caution” by Hans Zimmer (From “Interstellar”)“Light...

In Focus: What is your New Years Resolution?

In Focus: What is your New Year’s Resolution?

As a culture, we like to think that every year is a new opportunity to start fresh. Whether it's trying to lose weight, quit smoking, or be better people overall, as soon as the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, 2011, we make a resolution to improve our...