Launches 'Huskie Happenings'

GO HUSKIES Huskie Happenings is set to launch on March 24
Huskie Happenings is set to launch on March 24

March 19, 2009


DEKALB, Ill. -, the official online home for Northern Illinois Athletics, is pleased to announce the launch of "Huskie Happenings."  The one-stop shop for everything surrounding the Huskies debuts today!

The section includes links to a daily newsstand, online chats, feature stories and interviews, game-day and multimedia information, promotions, calendars and much more. The "Huskie Happenings" is designed to be more interactive with frequent visitors of, reporting tips on the latest news that involve NIU Athletics.

Have you seen a recent news article on NIU that would be interesting to other Huskie fans? Did you miss the feature story written by the DeKalb Daily Chronicle's John Sahly about gymnast Holly Reichard's pre-match superstitions? With the "Huskie Happenings" newsstand, fans need to visit just one online destination,, to read about all that surrounds NIU athletics in the daily media cycle.

Other items of interest when visiting the "Huskie Happenings" section of include upcoming promotions, ticket specials, and links to Huskie E-News, the weekly e-mail newsletter promoting the NIU Athletics Department; auctions, photo galleries and much more.

In conjunction with Huskie All-Access, in the multimedia section, regular video spots, along with archived episodes of "Inside Huskie Sports" will be available on the "Huskie Happenings" page. NIU will also provide a link to its archived video clips on "YouTube."

We want to hear from you! If you have suggestions for what may make "Huskie Happenings" the most effective tool for relating to you, the NIU fan, please e-mail assistant media relations director Brett McWethy, at