Welcome to Huskie Commons
Huskie Commons is Northern Illinois University's digital repository, a secure virtual space in which we collect, preserve, and provide access to the scholarly and artistic works created by the NIU community. From peer-reviewed articles authored by faculty to honors capstone projects created by students to electronic theses and dissertations, Huskie Commons showcases the intellectual output of NIU's faculty, staff, students, and organizations.
When you deposit your materials into Huskie Commons, you receive an enduring link to your materials and the Library assumes the responsibility of preserving them into the future.
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(Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-11)The objective of this research is to examine the role that digital media usage plays in elections, specifically the Illinois State Senate Elections during the 2018 midterms. This research argues that the use of multiple ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2010-11)The Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA) was passed by Congress to provide a modern cause of action for victims of torture around the world. The TVPA allows victims anywhere to bring suit in the Untied States for torture ...
Kicking “Single-Entity” to the Sidelines: Reevaluating the Competitive Reality of Major League Soccer after American Needle and the 2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2010-11)The negotiation of the 2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement brought tense times for professional soccer in the United States. The Major League Soccer Players’ Union sought free agency as a part of the 2010 CBA, a term that ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2010-11)This article provides an explanation to an as-yet unresolved historical anomaly: The government's 1911 decision to prosecute U.S. Steel under the Sherman Antitrust Act. The government filed suit in the face of clearly ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2010-11)The recent and lingering recession has put a significant financial strain on many industries and businesses in the United States, especially professional sports teams. While professional sports teams may not be the most ...