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Chris Janson tickets go on sale Friday

Chris Janson tickets go on sale Friday

December 12, 2019

Country music star Chris Janson will be coming to DeKalb Feb. 29 at the Egyptian Theatre, 135. N. 2nd St.Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and are $39.50 per ticket. There is a $5 discount for students and those above the age of 65.Tickets will be...

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

By Maddie Barrett | August 23, 2019

DeKALB— NIU Athletics is launching a new and convenient way to gain access into athletic events. The days of forgetting your OneCards are over, as students can now present their tickets at the gate electronically through their smartphones.All full-time...

#iVote campaign promotes efficacy

#iVote campaign promotes efficacy

By Peter Zemeske | November 4, 2018

Music artists from around the country have been offering free concert tickets for people who have voted in the midterm elections. The #iVoted campaign, founded by artist manager Emily White, is giving fans the chance to win free tickets to see their favorite...

Fans cheer on the Huskies Nov. 13 during the game aginst Ball State.  The football team is headed to Detroit Friday for the MAC Championship game — NIU’s fourth consecutive appearance in the match — but NIU’s student travel package has already sold out. The package offered a round trip, meal and entry to the game. NIU does not currently have an alternative plan to help students get to the game.

Tickets going fast as NIU heads to Detroit

By Allison Krecek | December 3, 2013

Students were so eager to see the Huskies play in the MAC Championship game Friday that tickets for the round trip package were sold out by Monday morning.NIU arranged for five buses to take students to see the football team play in Detroit for the championship...

Fines for illegally parked cars in the downtown area will soon be increasing from $3 to $25.

DeKalb increases parking fines

By Ali Combs | February 20, 2013

The city has recently increased the fine for parking past the time limit in downtown DeKalb. Mayor Kris Povlsen said the fine was increased to accommodate merchants who had concerns that other merchants and employees were parking in front of their stores...

Chicago’s gone to the dogs: Get your tickets for the Huskies’ Soldier Field game against Wisconsin

By Tony Osborne | September 13, 2011

With three days remaining until NIU football (1-1) takes on Wisconsin (2-0) at Soldier Field in Chicago, there are still plenty of tickets available for the game. Shelley Binegar, NIU assistant athletic director, said she expects about 40,000 in total...

Military Student Services plans food drive for Saturday’s game

August 31, 2011

DeKALB | Military Student Services will hold a canned food drive at Huskie Stadium Saturday.The food drive will be held outside Huskie Stadium before the NIU vs. Army game."We'll be at the east and west entrances of the stadium," said Jennifer Jeffries,...

Football tickets at Soldier Field now available

By Northern Star staff | March 21, 2011

NIU students can now purchase tickets to the NIU football team's Sept. 17 matchup with Wisconsin at Soldier Field. With a valid NIU OneCard, students can purchase tickets for $25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Convocation Center Box...

The bar age needs to be lowered in DeKalb

By Alyssa Pracz | February 6, 2011

One of my friends recently got a ticket for eating lunch at Fatty's. He was not carded at the door, but instead a phone call had been made to the police once the group of people was seated stating that underage people were in the bar. Neither he, nor...

Graduation tickets available for pick up

By Northern Star Staff | November 30, 2010

Students can pick up tickets for the Fall 2010 Graduation Ceremony this week. There will be two undergraduate ceremonies held on Dec. 12 at the Convocation Center, 1525 W. Lincoln Highway. The first is at 9:30 a.m. for the College of Engineering and Engineering...