Cole Hall

February 14th Memorial
6:13 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Low-Key NIU Observance Marks Six Years Since Campus Shooting

NIU community members stop and reflect at the memorial garden near Cole Hall on the sixth anniversary of the 2/14 campus shootings.
Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Northern Illinois University paused Friday to remember five students who were killed in a classroom six years ago. 


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Dr. John Peters' thoughts on moving on
7:28 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Exclusive: NIU President Reflects on 2/14

Credit NIU Media Services

Northern Illinois University President John Peters stayed in his position at the school longer than he had planned so he could reach this day: the fifth anniversary of the shooting in Cole Hall, where five students were killed and 21 others were injured. 

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The Cole Hall Shootings
4:00 am
Thu February 14, 2013

NIU Remembers, Five Years Later

Cole Hall, five years later.
Credit Northern Illinois University

It was five years ago today that five Northern Illinois University students were murdered in a crowded classroom. 


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Local
7:22 am
Fri February 10, 2012

NIU's Cole Hall officially reopens this weekend

Northern Illinois University's new Cole Hall
Northern Illinois University

An open house and a rededication ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 12, marked the formal reopening of Cole Hall on the Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. The building was closed after a gunman killed five others and himself nearly four years ago in a lecture room.

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