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Men’s basketball continues hot start to season with win over Roosevelt

By Krystal Ward | December 23, 2015

Men’s basketball (9-2, 0-0 MAC) defeated Roosevelt (6-9) in a 33-point blowout on Tuesday.The Huskies shot lights out to start the game.  Sophomore center and MAC West Player of the Week Marin Maric scored nine points in the first five minutes of the...

Men’s basketball wins double overtime thriller against Panthers

By Krystal Ward | December 20, 2015

Men’s basketball (8-2, 0-0 MAC) rose victorious on Saturday after a double overtime battle against Florida International (4-7).The Huskies had early trouble getting set on offense and let the Panthers hit some easy baskets. FIU jumped out to an early...

Men’s basketball earns first wins of season

By Brian Belford | January 16, 2012

Victory would be found for NIU men's basketball over winter break. While the Huskies went 1-4 during their five-game home stand over the break, they earned their first win with a 72-46 blowout over Roosevelt. The Huskies entered MAC play on Jan. 7, and...

Photo illustration - Social media sites such as Twitter are
beneficial to students to get their news, but can be a hindrance to
police investigations.

Social media can help or hinder information flow about events around campus

By Faith Healy | September 29, 2011

Social media websites can be both beneficial and a hindrance when providing information on events like Wednesday's shooting.Anna Kedyk, sophomore business administration major, heard about the shooting while on Facebook around noon Thursday."My friend...