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NIU's Matt Streb Talks Politics With Riley
Every Wednesday morning after our 8:30 news, we're joined by NIU political science professor Matt Streb to cover the latest in politics and the upcoming election. This morning, Matt was in rare form, as we discussed how this year's presidential election is affecting each of us.
26 Illinois Colleges Make Forbes List of America's Best
You've probably noticed over the last few years that Illinois rarely makes a good showing in lists of "The Best _______ in America," but we do rank highly in many of the lists that a state would prefer not to. However, when it comes to colleges and universities, Forbes magazin…
Lemons For Leukemia
A Northern Illinois University student started the social media Leukemia Lemon Challenge is in honor of a young girl Dixon girl.
NIU Officials Say Stadium Beer Sales a Success
More beer has meant more money and fewer arrests for Northern Illinois University.
According to the Daily Chronicle, university police Cmdr. Don Rodman says alcohol-related calls during games have dropped since beer sales began in the second week of the football season:
“Looking at comparative years, …
Illinois Budget Stalemate Means Work Stops on NIU Building
The consequences of a lack of a budget in Springfield are beginning to show themselves in DeKalb.
According to The Daily Chronicle, construction has stopped on a $27.4 million classroom building at Northern Illinois University.
An NIU spokesman says the state's Capital Development Board is f…
Business Owners Expecting Boost During NIU Graduation
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Businesses near Northern Illinois University are expecting a boost in sales when families flood the area for spring graduation.
The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports DeKalb will see tens of thousands of visitors during ceremonies next month...

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