Cole Hall

NIU Campus

Five Years After The Shootings, Healing Continues At NIU

The tolling of a lone bell could be heard across the campus at NIU as students and family members of the five victims gathered to hear remarks from Gov. Pat Quinn and NIU President John Peters.

02/14/2013

Cole Hall

Victims Of NIU Massacre Remembered 4 Years Later

On this day four years ago, a gunman opened fire on a geology class at Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, leaving five people dead before turning the gun on himself.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Cole Hall

Four Years After Massacre, NIU Opens Renovated Cole Hall

Students at Northern Illinois University on Tuesday will get their first look at the newly renovated Cole Hall, nearly four years after a massacre left five students dead.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Cole Hall

Renovation Halfway Done At NIU’s Cole Hall

Remodeling of the building where five students were shot to death at Northern Illinois University three years ago is at its midpoint, and officials say students can expect something special when it’s complete in the fall.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011