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Jennifer Lopez and daughter Emme Maribel Muniz perform Sunday during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game.

Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show impresses viewers

By Parker Otto | February 3, 2020

The Pepsi Halftime Show of Super Bowl LIV proved one thing: Shakira and Jennifer Lopez are just as relevant today as they were 20 years ago. The duo's performance was incredible and served as an tribute to Latin American culture, while completely demolishing...

Top 5 Super Bowl commercials

By Jemea Green | February 3, 2020

Number 5 – Hulu: “Tom Brady’s Big Announcement”With Tom Brady getting older, there has been a lot of speculation as to whether or not he would retire. He also posted a picture on Twitter making it seem like he might be done with football, or maybe...

Globetrotter Dazzle Kidoń does tricks with a basketball Thursday during the Harlem Globetrotters game at the Convocation Center.

Globetrotters energize the Convo

By Mattieu Kotters | February 2, 2020

The Harlem Globetrotters visited the Convocation Center Thursday, delighting families with equal parts variety and athleticism in a family-friendly show that honored their time-tested legacy. The Globetrotters took to the court to begin the show, followed...

Fitness classes at the Recreation Center include dance fitness, indoor cycling and more.

Student Recreation Center locker rooms to get remodel

By Ashley Dwy | September 23, 2019

The Recreation and Wellness Center locker rooms are undergoing a remodel to enhance privacy and inclusivity, with the project expected to be finished by the fall 2020 semester.The budget for the remodel is $1.1 million, and funding is from the auxiliary...

Ice hockey awarded Division I status

By Roland Hacker | November 12, 2018

American Collegiate Hockey Association announces new Midwest College Hockey Conference. DeKALB — The ice hockey team was promoted to the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I Thursday, starting 2019-20.“This has been three years in the...