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Softball set to open 2012 season this weekend

By Eli Gehn and Brian Belford | February 8, 2012

NIU softball will get its 2012 season under way in Hammond, La. Friday.The Huskies will play five games this weekend in the Southern Louisiana Tournament against Southern University and Nicholls State. NIU will play Tennessee-Martin and Troy Saturday...

Bart Woodstrup, of the Time Arts program at NIUs School of Arts, introduces What Happens Next? Tuesday night at the House Cafe. The festival features an engaging collection of short video art collected from a diverse group of artists living and working in the New York Hudson Valley area.

Film fest challenges thought

By Troy Doetch | August 31, 2010

Art Instructor Bart Woodstrup doesn't care much for major motion pictures. For the most part, Hollywood blockbusters are much too linear for Woodstrup's taste. The instructor would rather be confused. "What Happens Next?," a film festival that screened...

Band brews music in new studio

By Troy Doetch | August 29, 2010

To students who dine at Lincoln Hall, Alex DeForest is the pony-tailed manager on staff. To followers of DeKalb's country music scene, DeForest is better recognized as the scraggly-haired bass player by the epithet "The Dark Squirrel", of the ambitious...

KISS FM Intern MJ Slykas (left) competes against sophomore psychology major Melissa Jennings in a game of Wii Fencing as junior biology sciences major Jennifer Zambrano (right) watches during the Kiss FM/AMP College Tour Wednesday afternoon in the MLK Commons. The event, hosted by CAB, included free food and beverages as well as raffles for gift cards and other prizes.

Students play video games against DJs for prizes

By Troy Doetch | August 25, 2010

The AMP/KISS FM Promotional Event College Tour drew crowds of students to MLK Commons on Wednesday. The event, hosted by the Campus Activities Board, combined entertainment from the 103.5 KISS FM Street Team, prizes and giveaways as a part of the college's...

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