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NIU ‘outdoorsman’ helps students experience the wilderness

By Aurora Schnorr | October 5, 2011

On the outside, junior geology major Keith Gortowski may seem like just another NIU student, but this guy might be the closest thing NIU has to Bear Grylls. When Gortowski first came to NIU, he was looking for a group in which he could release his inner...