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Lifestyle writer Caleb Johnson shares details about NIU Pinks feminine hygiene product drive.

NIU Pink to host Feminine Hygiene Product Drive

By Caleb Johnson, Lifestyle Writer | November 6, 2022

NIU PINK will be hosting a drive between Nov. 7 and Nov. 21 to collect feminine and hygiene products. This drive is for a nonprofit organization called I Support The Girls.  I Support The Girls is focused on providing clothing and hygiene products...


Pastel Hair, Don’t Care

By Rachel Sanchez | March 6, 2018

Pastels are not just for fabrics; hair is the perfect canvas to express your trendy side. Make sure to look out for pretty pinks, lovely lavenders, baby blues, silky silvers and occasional ombres this spring season.Pretty in PinkYou can never go wrong...

Floral grows in style

By Victoria Lunacek | August 31, 2017

To survive the hustle and bustle of the first day of class, students chose to keep outfits simple and comfy. Dark colors and athletic wear were seen on many students as they walked around campus.Tops and T-shirtsA staple look of fashion in the '70s, floral...

NIU places second in Victoria Secret’s online contest

By Kelly Marshall | March 25, 2013

NIU’s red and black will soon have to move aside for PINK. NIU placed second in a Victoria’s Secret’s PINK Nation contest. The top 10 highest voted universities will get PINK representatives for their campuses. NIU received more than 12,600 votes....

NIU Bridal Expo helped young brides plan their big day

By Kimberly Salton | January 17, 2011

Pink champagne and pearls was the theme of this year's NIU Bridal Expo and it greeted the brides as soon as they walked through the door. The Duke Ellington Ballroom at the Holmes Student Center was filled with pink beads, balloons, displays, and other...