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Stay focused for end of semester

By Kim Randall | November 14, 2013

With only one more month left to survive the headache that is school, there are a few things you should keep in mind for getting out alive.Remember to avoid procrastination, keep track of what you need to turn in and always work with a positive attitude....

Zulauf ceiling leaks cause problems for 10th floor

By Ryan Felgenhauer | September 12, 2011

The ceiling of Zulauf Hall's 10th floor has a noticeable leak. The problem has existed on Zulauf's top floor for some time. "The ceilings have been leaking since I got here," said Scott Balcerzak, assistant professor of film and literature. "And I've...

Blogging for class promotes discussion

By Christopher Gibbs | March 2, 2011

Blogs are usually created by anyone who has something to say to the world via the Internet. One NIU instructor, however, uses his blogs for his class. Scott Balcerzak, assistant professor of English, uses his blogs for his film and literature class. As...

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