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Circus appearance canceled by weather

Circus appearance canceled by weather

By Rachel Scaman | February 18, 2014

The show will not go on for the Circus Spectacular, whose planned Convocation Center performance drew ire from some students and faculty members.The George Carden circus visit — which had been set for March 4 — was canceled because of “inclement...

A cold one at the Convo?

By Allison Krecek | November 20, 2013

Water, soda, juice — drinks a person might buy at a sporting game or event at the Convocation Center. NIU may add something else: alcohol.After President Doug Baker gave control of the Convocation Center to the Athletic Department, it began thinking...

Editorial: Safety should be top priority with Convo alcohol sales

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 19, 2013

When it comes to selling alcohol at the Convocation Center, the Editorial Board wants to make sure it doesn’t take away from safety, which should always be a priority.The addition of alcohol, if approved, will be used in an effort to raise attendance...

As of 2 p.m. Friday, single game tickets were sold out for the Huskie football game against Eastern Illinois, packing the stands at Saturdays game.

Sold-out game makes history

By Kelly Bauer & Rachel Scaman | September 22, 2013

Huskie Stadium saw its first sold-out home opener since 2003 with Saturday’s game against Eastern Illinois University.Single tickets to the game had sold out by Friday, and NIU reported attendance as 23,595. Last season’s home opener, against University...

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