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Several locals ink with Division I schools

Several locals ink with Division I schools

Enoch Smith Jr. has never been shy, especially when introducing himself to opposing ball carriers as a defensive tackle for Mount Carmel..

February 05, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Mount Carmel grad Lynch leads NIU vs Utah St in Poinsettia Bowl

Mount Carmel grad Lynch leads NIU vs Utah St in Poinsettia Bowl

SAN DIEGO | Jordan Lynch will make a run at history Thursday night when he suits up for the final time for No. 24 Northern Illinois in the Poinsettia Bowl against Utah State.

December 25, 2013 7:15 pm
Former Brickie star making a name for herself at NIU

Former Brickie star making a name for herself at NIU

HOBART | Amanda Corral was a stand out basketball athlete for the Brickies two years ago and is now having a spectacular season at Northern Illinois University as a sophomore. Corral has led the Huskies this season in points with an average of 12.7 points scored per game.

October 22, 2013 3:37 pm
NIU artist pays it forward

NIU artist pays it forward

Zaneta Taylor places a piece of tile on a pattern while helping with the Northern Illinois University mosaic mural project in DeKalb, Ill. The design of the mural incorporates local imagery with women's studies themes.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
NIU artist pays it forward

NIU artist pays it forward

Danielle Dobies, a Northern Illinois University artist and master of fine arts candidate, prepares a section of tiles for mortar while working on a mural for the NIU women's studies offices project in DeKalb, Ill.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
NIU artist pays it forward

NIU artist pays it forward

Kristen Myers cuts a piece of tile while helping with a mural project at the Northern Illinois University women's studies offices in DeKalb, Ill.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
NIU artist pays it forward

NIU artist pays it forward

DEKALB, Ill. | When Danielle Dobies was pondering her senior capstone project as an undergraduate student at Elmhurst College, she envisioned a 25-foot mosaic, but didn't think she could afford the materials.

August 31, 2013 7:45 pm Photos

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NIU looks to put Orange Bowl in past, build on BCS

As much as he enjoyed that run to the Orange Bowl last season, Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch wanted to make one thing clear — it's over. Time to move on.

August 17, 2013 7:20 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: College presidents want guns kept off campus

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: College presidents want guns kept off campus

In December, the 7th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Illinois could no longer sustain a complete ban on the public carrying of concealed weapons. Judicious as that ban was, it could not withstand the court’s ruling. As a result, the Illinois General Assembly must develop legislatio…

January 27, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: 'It's complicated' not enough in response to mass shootings

GUEST COMMENTARY: 'It's complicated' not enough in response to mass shootings

The week following Valentine's Day 2008, my phone never stopped ringing. "More guns to teachers"; "fewer guns", "let's arm the student's" and "let's ban all guns" were among the emotionally charged messages hurled in my direction. Contained in each message was the requisite need to assign bl…

December 21, 2012 12:00 am
Gary man gets stuck with stranger's student loan debt

Gary man gets stuck with stranger's student loan debt

Every month since 2009, the U.S. Department of Education has taken between $80 and $290 of Vernon Williams' disability check to pay back student loans to Northern Illinois University.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Markham man pleads not guilty in Northern Illinois student death

SYCAMORE, Ill. | A Markham man has pleaded not guilty in the fatal shooting of a Northern Illinois University student last year.

July 24, 2012 10:23 am
Life goes on for Hanover Central wrestling team

Life goes on for Hanover Central wrestling team

CEDAR LAKE | Hanover Central wrestling coach Nick Petrov made an impassioned speech to start Monday morning's practice.

January 03, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Crete woman plans career in marriage, family therapy

Crete woman plans career in marriage, family therapy

Getting to know of Jessica Collinsgrove

June 13, 2011 12:00 am
Crete woman plans career in marriage, family therapy

Crete woman plans career in marriage, family therapy

Jessica Collinsgrove, 22, of Crete, was selected to carry a departmental flag at Northern Illinois University commencement in DeKalb, Ill.

June 13, 2011 12:00 am

Illinois universities: Half is not enough

SPRINGFIELD | Four years at one of Illinois' state universities is getting expensive. The men who run the state's 10 schools admit that.

March 10, 2011 5:00 pm

Northern Illinois University announces fall 2010 dean's list

DEKALB, Ill. | Northern Illinois University has announced its fall 2010 dean's list students.

February 21, 2011 2:21 pm

Northern Illinois University announces fall graduates

DEKALB, Ill. | Northern Illinois University announces the awarding of undergraduate and graduate degrees at its fall 2010 commencement ceremonies held Dec. 11 and Dec. 12. Information released by the NIU Office of Registration and Records and by the Graduate School shows new graduates from t…

February 21, 2011 12:45 pm
Football player braves elements to send letter of intent

Football player braves elements to send letter of intent

Maybe the U.S. Postal Service should look at recruiting Homewood-Flossmoor offensive lineman Aidan Conlon.

February 03, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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N. Illinois prepares for Humanitarian Bowl against Fresno St.

N. Illinois prepares for Humanitarian Bowl against Fresno St.

BOISE, Idaho | On a Friday night in Detroit two weeks ago, Northern Illinois saw what would have been its first Mid-American Conference title in nearly 30 years slip away.

December 17, 2010 8:45 pm
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