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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Sarah from Kirkland, IL
  • Jul-21-2017 I am a past student here

    They have a bowling alley in the main hall with your standard gym. The nice thing about the area is that there is a festival within driving distance (if not in the town itself ... Corn Fest anyone?!) almost every weekend! You have a shopping strip and movie theatre a bus hop away. Chicago and Rockford (two large cities with a lot more to offer) are less than an hour away if you have a car (or know someone who does)... And everyone knows a big city like Chicago basically has everything going on! I would suggest patronizing the local bookstore and comic book stores - owners are incredibly nice and appreciate an interested student.

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  • Asia from Harvey, IL
  • May-27-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Things to do for fun would be touring Dekalb. It's a small rural area. If you like quiet places then NIU is for you.

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  • Emily from Illinois
  • Sep-18-2016 I am a past student here

    I wasn't at NIU very long before I transferred, but even then it was apparent that Greek life ruled the campus. Sure there are other events put on every once and a while, but for the most part it's all Greek life. I definitely suggest joining a club or organization if you want something to do for fun. Otherwise, you're not going to find anything exciting to do in Dekalb.

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  • Daniel from Newark, IL
  • Sep-16-2016 I am a current student here

    The rec center and the Huskies Den are always great places to go for bowling, pool, you name it.

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  • cashmir from chicago, il
  • May-22-2016 I am a current student here

    a lot of fun events happen around campus almost every week. if you take a walk around campus, you'll see announcements about a special dinner or a celebration written all over the sidewalks. they even have anime conventions.

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  • Shon from Evergreen Park, IL
  • Dec-30-2015 I am a current student here

    You could join a organization, they tend to plan pretty cool events. You could plan things with your floormates also or you could attend the events that NIU have.

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