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Students can go to college long after high school

By Jordan Radloff, Sports Editor | October 30, 2019

NIU has a high population of post-traditional students. In the 2018-19 school year, there were 421 undergraduate students and 1,320 graduate students who were age 35 and older, according to the University Data Book. It is never too late to go to college...

On Oct. 26, Feed Em Soup will move to a new location at 122 S.
First St. This is the first time the organization will have its own
location.

Feed ‘Em Soup moves into new home Oct. 26

By Ryan Felgenhauer | October 17, 2011

Local nonprofit organization Feed ‘Em Soup will open a new location Oct. 26. The group will move to its own location, 122 S. First St. in DeKalb, from its previous space at First Lutheran Church, 324 N. First St. "We have a great new location," said...

NIU alumna becomes successful novelist

NIU alumna becomes successful novelist

By Kyla Gardner | March 8, 2011

DeKALB | It was 20 minutes of inspired scribbling on a yellow note pad, but it was also the defining moment of her career: NIU aluma Jo Fredell Higgins knew, in that moment, that she wanted to become a writer. Higgins won a 1976 Aurora Bicentennial essay...

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