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Scandal brings to light inequalities in education

By Ashley Hines | March 25, 2019

The recent college admissions scandal highlights deep-seated issues of inequality in higher education. The opportunity to attend a university should be achieved through an impartial process — not given to the highest bidder.Federal investigators revealed...

Redshirt junior center Pete Rakocevic cheers as the Huskies (13-14, 7-8 MAC) head toward an upset victory over the Toledo Rockets (23-5, 11-4 MAC), 74-66, last season in the Convocation Center. The crowd rushed the court following the win.

Men’s hoops to battle DePaul

By Steve Shonder | December 2, 2014

After countering a 21-point deficit with a 28-2 run, men’s basketball is looking to continue its success when it invades DePaul’s home court.The Huskies (3-1) will face off against the DePaul Blue Demons (3-1) 8 p.m. today at the Allstate Arena in...

Redshirt sophomore Matt Mougin tries to escape from the grasp of
Stanfords Garrett Schaner in the 165-pound match Sunday

NIU wrestling defeats North Central, falls to Stanford

By Mike Romor | November 6, 2011

In its first home dual to open a season in six years, NIU wrestling defeated North Central before falling to No. 14 Stanford. NIU had mixed results against both teams, but did shutdown North Central 30-15. The Huskies (1-1) carried some momentum over...