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Housing events bring diversity

By Matt Carlson | November 6, 2013

Project R.E.D — Residents Engaging in Diversity — is a program sponsored by housing and dining that mixes fun, learning and volunteer work over three Thursdays in November.Each week has an event, including a Fair of Nations night, Casino Night and...

Mikey Brown, junior family and individual development major,
performs at Diversity Monologues at Grant South Tuesday

Project RED brings three days of diversity celebrations to Grant Tower

By Thomas Verschelde | November 8, 2011

Grant Tower is celebrating diversity through the the Residents Engaging in Diversity Project, also known as Project RED."Diversity is much bigger than race and culture," said Martise Cooks, full-time hall director of Grant D Tower. "It can be other things...

Freshman accountancy major Kevin Haywood (right) takes a roll on the craps table as freshman engineering major Daniel Bankemper looks on during Casino Night in the Stevenson food court Friday night.

Gamblers learn about wage discrepancy

By Alex Fiore | November 14, 2010

NIU students were doubling down, hitting the point and placing their bets Friday night, all while 1,700 miles away from the Las Vegas strip. Project RED (Residents Engaging in Diversity) hosted their fourth annual "Casino Night" in the Stevenson Towers...