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The NIU campus is covered by snow Sunday. DeKalb County recorded 7.5 inches of snow on Nov. 20 and Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. A slight chance of rain and snow is expected for Friday.

DeKalb to see light snowfall

By Northern Star staff | December 1, 2015

DeKalb can expect light snowfall Tuesday evening from a winter storm out of North Dakota.Snowfall will arrive along with a drop in temperature to 29 degrees and may continue until noon Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Accumulation...

Missing ceiling tiles and visible water damage in Reavis Hall, Room 311. Reportedly, tiles have fallen from the ceiling as a result of the damage to the roof. English Department Chair Amy Levin said she was worried about how mold from the roof damage may affect peoples health.

Reavis Hall to undergo emergency repairs

By Felix Sarver | September 26, 2012

After exceeding its expected 20-year lifespan and withstanding a year-long delay, the roof of Reavis Hall may be repaired Friday. The roof of Reavis Hall was installed in 1985, said Paul Palian, director of media and public relations. Roof replacement...

Warmer weather can still pose health risk

By Eric Beesley | February 15, 2011

Despite the warm weather over the last few days, winter still has a lot of fight left in it. College students who tend to cut loose every once in a while are at particular risk of allowing extreme weather to get the best of them. "A spring thaw like we...

DeKalb faces impending snow-doom

By Kyla Gardner | January 31, 2011

DeKALB | Bundle up, DeKalb. More than a foot of snow could be on the ground by Wednesday morning, said Gilbert Sebenste, NIU meteorologist. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard watch for the DeKalb area from tonight through Wednesday afternoon....

Wind chill expected to be as low as -25 tomorrow

By Shaun Zinck | January 20, 2011

DeKALB | Temperatures are expected to stay cold through out the day tomorrow in DeKalb. The temperature is expected to stay in the middle to lower teens for much of the day, but the winds are what can cause a serious problem, said NIU meteorologist Gilbert...

Coldest weather already passed NIU

By Allyson Martin | January 17, 2011

DeKALB | The coldest weather has already passed, said NIU staff meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste . Students, who returned to campus Monday, were met by a snowy campus and cold winds. Tuesday will mark a cold system coming through, Sebenste said. He said...