Northern Star




Northern Star

Northern Illinois University’s student media since 1899


Ensure student journalism survives. Donate today.

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

NIU football plays the Marshall Thundering Herd in the Boca Raton Bowl.

NIU football: Huskies lead conference with 14 students on Academic All-MAC team

By Northern Star staff | January 27, 2015

NIU football placed a school-record and conference-leading 14 student-athletes on the 2014 Academic All-MAC team, which was released by the league office Tuesday.NIU and the Central Michigan Chippewas led the MAC with 14 selections apiece. The Bowling...

Tested offensive line leads charge

By Ryan Barnard | August 26, 2014

The 2014 version of football’s offensive line has retained experienced players and will be looked upon to help the team carry on its recent success.The Huskies’ offensive line, arguably one of the deepest in the MAC, returns four of its five starters...

Quarterback Jordan Lynch (6) outflanks the Toledo defense and runs the ball downfield during Wednesday nights game. NIU won, 35-17.

Football remains without starting QB

By Frank Gogola | August 25, 2014

Football head coach Rod Carey isn’t committing himself to one quarterback — yet.The Huskies have been attempting to find former quarterback Jordan Lynch’s successor since the start of spring camp; however, no quarterback — of junior Matt McIntosh...

Letter to the Editor: Hats off to football attendance

By John Gibbs | November 25, 2013

As a former Huskie football player and alumnus, I was thoroughly impressed with the robust attendance and enthusiasm of the NIU student body at the Ball State game.They braved the cold weather rather than watch in the warmth of their dorm or apartment....