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Students living in residence halls can download the official NIU app to check if washers and dryers are available to use.

How to avoid frustrations in residence halls’ laundry rooms

By Daija Hammonds, Managing Editor | November 15, 2022

Moving to campus in a different city can bring a lot of exciting times but also some challenges. You’re essentially living on your own, having to take care of yourself. One of the things that you have to start doing is your own laundry, if you weren’t...

Students need to respect their professors

September 26, 2011

Even though we are all adults, faculty members rank above students. Therefore, we should give them more respect for doing their jobs. Unfortunately, many students seem to think that they own the classroom, and it's their right to play by their own rules....

Members of Phi Sigma Kappa participate in the Spring 2010 Tugs event. A Monday night IFC meeting determined that IFC-recognized house teams cannot exceed more than 120 members and no more than two houses can form one tugs team.

IFC makes tugs rule changes

By David Matz | October 18, 2010

At the weekly Interfraternity Council (IFC) meeting on Monday, the council deliberated and voted on a selection of rules to add to the council's bylaws regarding the IFC Tugs competition. Representatives from IFC-recognized fraternities voted on rules...