NIU is awarding its first-ever esports scholarships

DEKALB — In the middle of February this year, a few weeks into the spring semester, Northern Illinois University’s varsity Overwatch team overmatches Northern Kentucky University — a shining effort that marks the team’s first victory of the season. It’s their first season playing at the new NIU esports arena, where varsity players compete in […]

Two Illinois schools are among the nation’s most expensive colleges and universities

Whether its due to lowered enrollment or shifting to hybrid virtual and in-person classes, college tuition across the country is only slightly increasing for the 2022-23 school year. But that’s small consolation after parents and strapped college students who feel they need the education to get a good job, saw tuition costs increase dramatically in […]