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Inaction speaks louder than words

Inaction speaks louder than words

Rut Ortiz, News Editor

Furlough days will be imposed on faculty and staff for the second time in nearly a year without state appropriations or stopgap funding. The difference this time around is that student workers could be affected by either fur...

February 211 Comment

Police Blotter – 2/21/17

Police Blotter – 2/21/17

February 21

The following offenses occurred at NEIU’s main ca...

Golden Eagles flock to state capital

Golden Eagles flock to state capital

February 21

SPRINGFIELD — NEIU students, alumni and administra...

Court’s in session: NEIU prof turned judge

Court’s in session: NEIU prof turned judge

February 21

Michael Gerber, an NEIU professor of 37 years, has...

Police Blotter – 2/7/17

Police Blotter – 2/7/17

February 8

The following occurrences happened between the dates of...

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Opinions

Terrorism and media: A fair coverage?

Idoia Solano, Writer

In recent years we have witnessed what it seems to be a dramatic rise in the frequency and seriousnes...

February 21

Hollywood’s ruff patch with animal rights

Hollywood’s ruff patch with animal rights

February 21

“A Dog’s Purpose,” is a movie that tells the story of a dog who gets reincarnated as different ...

Trump’s executive order jeopardizes women’s health

Trump’s executive order jeopardizes women’s health

February 8

President Donald J. Trump reinstated what is popularly known as the “Mexico City Policy” on Jan. 23. By s...

Decisions made too soon: Repealing the ACA

Decisions made too soon: Repealing the ACA

February 7

A population remains healthy with a service as essential as water and heat: affordable healthcare. ...

The incredibly inept Betsy DeVos

The incredibly inept Betsy DeVos

February 7

Once in a blue moon there will come a candidate for a cabinet position who shows such a disturbing lac...

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Should athletes be role models?

Should athletes be role models?

Young adults and children idolize athletes. They’re considered role models because of their media presence and ability to help or change t...

Inaction speaks louder than words

Inaction speaks louder than words

Furlough days will be imposed on faculty and staff for the second time in nearly a year without state appropriations or stopgap funding. The differe...

Police Blotter – 2/21/17

Police Blotter – 2/21/17

The following offenses occurred at NEIU’s main campus on Feb. 1 and Feb. 14: Feb. 1 - BBH building: Simple Battery. Witnesses report...

Golden Eagles flock to state capital

Golden Eagles flock to state capital

SPRINGFIELD — NEIU students, alumni and administrators rallied at the state capitol Feb. 8 to urge Illinois representatives to end the budg...

Court’s in session: NEIU prof turned judge

Court’s in session: NEIU prof turned judge

Michael Gerber, an NEIU professor of 37 years, has been appointed judge of the circuit court of Cook County effective Dec. 22, 2016. Ge...

‘The Prodigal Rogerson: The tragic, hilarious, and possibly apocryphal story of circle jerks bassist Roger Rogerson in the golden age of LA Punk, 1979-1996’

‘The Prodigal Rogerson: The tragic, hilarious, and possibly apocryphal story of circle jerks bassist Roger Rogerson in the golden age of LA Punk, 1979-1996’

Every once in awhile, the music-loving world that enjoys reading is given a unique surprise: something unexpected, enlightening, and provocative. ...

“An Evening with Kale and Komedy” at the Amazing Kale Burger

“An Evening with Kale and Komedy” at the Amazing Kale Burger

The Amazing Kale Burger on Howard St. in Evanston offers more than just delicious vegan cuisine. They also have a venue every month called...

Anderson and Roe: The best of both worlds

Anderson and Roe: The best of both worlds

Once in a blue moon, a solid act comes around that not only delivers on its program, but doubles down and gives more reasons to love ...

‘UnF#ck Your Brain’  using Science: A Review

‘UnF#ck Your Brain’ using Science: A Review

“Unf*ck Your Brain” is crass and too intrusive; it’s claiming to be a self-help book, full of tips to calm your emotions with scie...

‘Carmen’: A Well-Deserved Olé

‘Carmen’: A Well-Deserved Olé

The Lyric Opera of Chicago turned into the thrilling and colorful Seville of the twentieth century under the spell of Georges Bizet’s...

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The student news site of Northeastern Illinois University
The student news site of Northeastern Illinois University