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State News
5:12 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

No jail for NIU former fraternity members in pledge death

David Bogenberger

There will be no jail time for nearly two dozen former Northern Illinois University fraternity members associated with an unsanctioned party where a pledge died.

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State News
1:19 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

5 ex-NIU fraternity members due in court in hazing case

Five former Northern Illinois University fraternity members are expected to enter plea agreements in a felony hazing case involving the death of a pledge in 2012.

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State News
5:07 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Frat members won't get jail time for student's death

An attorney for the family of a Northern Illinois University student who died after a party, says five fraternity members charged in his death won't face jail time per plea agreements.

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State News
10:46 am
Fri April 17, 2015

NIU offers honors course on 'Game of Thrones'

Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series "Game of Thrones."

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State News
4:13 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

NIU employee improperly reimbursed $32K for travel

  The new finance boss at Northern Illinois University says he's looking into what the school should do after a state audit found a temporary employee was improperly reimbursed $32,000 for travel.

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State News
12:51 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

State colleges sharing best practices

A two-day conference at Illinois State University seeks to spread best practices among the state's institutions of higher learning. All public four-year universities and most community colleges are in attendance, sharing in each other's practices aimed at boosting graduation rates and reducing costs.

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