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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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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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  • Rehtse
  • Dec-27-2015 I am a current student here

    Northern Illinois University is located in DeKalb, which is more in the country. They have the annual Corn Fest in downtown DeKalb around September. There is also the annual Pumpkin Fest in the neighboring town of Sycamore. Downtown DeKalb has some restaurants and a few little shops, it's a small town feel. There are a lot of restaurants close to the university too. There are Huskie buses that students can take for free. They have a route that will take you to Walmart, Target, and other stores in a little shopping area about 15 minutes away. DeKalb is about an hour away from Chicago, so there is that for an escape if you need it. There is a special Huskie bus that will take you to the train station in Elburn on the weekends and from there you can take the train to Chicago.

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  • Ariya from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-28-2015 I am a past student here

    For fun you can go to the movies and go bowling on campus. Also there are a lot of events that go on at northern so you'll never be bored

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  • Val from Mascoutah, IL
  • Jul-06-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Dekalb is only an hour from Chicago, the Chicago-land area. If you're looking for a small town, but still want somewhat of a city life, this school is great for you!

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  • Alexis from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-18-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There is always something to do on campus so get out of the dorm room and go have fun! You can go bowling in the student center. BBQ's on campus, volleyball games,etc.

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  • Amia from Chicago, IL
  • May-23-2015 I am a current student here

    There are many clubs and Greeks organizations to join. If you can't find a club that has everything you want, you are able to bring up your own organization. If organizations aren't your thing, there are other activities you can join campus wide. There's the Huskie den, which offers video games, bowling and pool tables at reasonable prices for our college student pockets.

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  • Skye from Earlville, IL
  • Feb-18-2015 I am a current student here

    There is so much here to do for fun, you can go to the Huskie Den, the Rec Center, and a lot of businesses have a lot of deals for college students.

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