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Women’s Resource Center introduced through BBQ

By Erin Kolb | August 30, 2012

A six-year tradition was continued Wednesday at the Women’s Resource Center on the corner of Lincoln Highway and Normal Road. The Women’s Resource Center’s Welcome Back BBQ, formerly known as Grills, Games and Girls, was held to greet students and...

Immigration the focus of Women’s History Month

By Kyla Gardner | March 2, 2011

Throughout March, students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to pack up their lunch and migrate to the nearest Women's History Month event to learn about immigration issues. The NIU Women's Studies Program will host a variety of events during March...

Ex-military women speak about gender roles, equality in US service

By Alex Fiore | January 27, 2011

The role of women in the in the military was discussed Wednesday evening by a duo of former and current military members who are part of the NIU community. The discussion, titled "Man Up: Rethinking Masculinity in the Military" was held in the Illinois...

The WRC is a great place to be…and you can go, too

By Jessica Jenks | November 15, 2010

A few days ago I journeyed to a place on campus I had never been before: The Women's Resource Center. I wondered why I had never ventured there before. I am a woman, and I like resources. What kind of resources did this place have to offer? I arrived...