• The Poll Booths are Coming

    The Poll Booths are Coming

    Rut Ortiz

    October 21, 2014

    If you don’t know who the judicial candidates are for the upcoming election in November, now is the time to find out. There will be a vote as to which candidates will sit in open slots within the Cook County Circuit and Illinois Appellate court systems. In a recent Man-On-The-Street covered in the last issue of the Independent,... READ MORE »»

    A field of 9,000 poppies, each representing 1,000 war com- batant deaths at The National World War One Museum of America.

  • The Case for ‘Yes Means Yes’

    The Case for ‘Yes Means Yes’

    Maya Wagner

    October 21, 2014

    On Sept. 28, California governor Jerry Brown signed into law the “Yes Means Yes” bill. The new law is aimed at reducing sexual assault on California’s college campuses by requiring affirmative consent before sexual activity. In other words, the person who initiates sexual contact must receive a clear “yes” from their... READ MORE »»

    A National Day of Action Against Rape Culture.

  • What is Our Future? The State of the University Address

    What is Our Future? The State of the University Address

    Paloma Porte

    October 7, 2014

    Each year, NEIU Dr. President Sharon Hahs addresses students, faculty, and administration with the state of the university address; the purpose of which is to highlight the mission of NEIU along with values, goals, and dreams for the NEIU community. President Hahs began her speech with an overview of NEIU’s current position... READ MORE »»

    Hahs speaks of NEIU’s future plans to improve enrollment.

The Poll Booths are Coming

Rut Ortiz

If you don’t know who the judicial candidates are for the upcoming election in November, now is the time to find out. There will be a vote as to which candidates will sit in open slots within the Cook County Circuit...  Read More »

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