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Men’s, women’s soccer take losses over weekend

By Christopher Loggins | August 31, 2015

Men’s soccer defeated Green Bay on Friday at the NIU Soccer Complex, while women’s soccer traveled to Nebraska and took losses to both Creighton and Nebraska-Omaha, falling to 0-2 on the year.Men’s soccerSoccer opened its season with a 1-0 win over...

New-look team may give soccer new light

By Christopher Loggins | August 27, 2015

Coming off of a season where men’s soccer went 3-9-5 and 0-4-1 in the MAC, the team will be looking to redeem itself and secure its first winning season since the 2011 year when they went 15-6 and 4-2 in the conference.It’s been a rough few years...

Letter to the Editor: Irongate is a mistake

By Jacob Kruse | November 6, 2013

While not surprised by the city’s decision to approve the Irongate development, I do feel I must voice my disapproval. This action typifies the human shortsightedness that defines modern America. Unsustainable quests for economic expansion will doom...

‘Bankrupt’ album receives lukewarm response

By Kevin Bartelt | April 29, 2013

If the money you received from returning your books is going straight to the bars, maybe you can relate to the new Phoenix album titled “Bankrupt!” After hits like “1901” and “Lisztomania,” the anticipated album had high standards to reach;...

Volleyball travels out west for start of its four game road trip

Volleyball travels out west for start of its four game road trip

By Mike Romor | August 30, 2012

After opening the season at home, NIU volleyball is headed to unfamiliar territory this weekend as the program competes in Stockton, Calif. The Huskies (2-2) will open up the Community Bankers Classic, hosted by Pacific, against Nevada at 7 p.m. Friday...

Sue Hayes (9) reaches for a dig in a game against Cinncinati on
Saturday afternoon.

Women’s volleyball on a roll

By Mike Romor | August 30, 2011

NIU women's volleyball traveled to the cheesiest place on Earth Tuesday night, facing the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where the Huskies have not lost since 1989. The Huskies (3-2) took down the Phoenix (1-3), sweeping them 25-19, 25-20 and 25-22....

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