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Senior Lauren Neslund clears the ball from danger Aug. 9, 2017 during NIUs exhibition match against Drake University.

Knee injuries jeopardized Neslund’s career, the Huskie fought back for her final season at NIU

By Jarrett Huff | November 20, 2019

DeKALB — For Lauren Neslund, the road to being a starting center back on the women’s soccer team has been far from easy, as she’s dealt with adversity every step of the way. Neslund, a captain and starting defender for the women’s soccer team,...

Rehab class offers therapy exercises

By Northern Star Staff | February 13, 2014

Residents can increase their strength and stability through a new class offered at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists.Northern Rehab’s Advanced Core and Stability class aims to jumpstart participants’ health and wellness goals through body...

War hero continues community service in DeKalb

War hero continues community service in DeKalb

By Ryan Chodora | March 25, 2013

Rob Larkins, local war hero and family man, continues to serve the community with his physical therapy expertise. Larkins has served with the military all over the world, and is now a staff physical therapist and partner at Northern Rehab, 232 W. Lincoln...

Gymnastics share health-related majors

By Matt Hopkinson | March 4, 2013

For any team, there is a common bond of passion for that particular sport, and sometimes parallels can be drawn for other passions and for the NIU gymnastics team there are some similar roads ahead. Out of the 18 athletes that comprise the roster for...

BOT approves new school, removes program

By Felix Sarver | December 9, 2012

A new school was approved by the Board of Trustees (BOT) during its meeting Thursday. The School of Public and Global Affairs will house the Political Science Department and Nongovernmental Organizations Leadership and Development Center. The school was...

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