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Credit score lowered for NEIU

Credit score lowered for NEIU

Sarahy Lopez, News Editor

The financial woes continue for NEIU as a major credit agency announced in an April 17 press release that the school’s credit rating has been lowered two levels. Moody’s Investors Service downgraded NEIU from a Ba2 to a B1 r...

May 22, 2017No Comments

News  in brief 5/23/17

News in brief 5/23/17

May 22, 2017

Mayor Emanuel to borrow $389 million to finish school...

Police Blotter – 5/23/17

Police Blotter – 5/23/17

May 22, 2017

The following incidents occurred between the dates of...

Recruitment suffers from lack of staff, budget

Recruitment suffers from lack of staff, budget

April 29, 2017

This past week’s Forward 150 discussion was “R...

Former Obama adviser gives free keynote address

Former Obama adviser gives free keynote address

April 29, 2017

Valerie Jarrett will not be accepting payment for he...

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Frog splash: diving in with the frogmen

Frog splash: diving in with the frogmen

Marcin Machnik, Staff Writer

Time was the biggest enemy but Doug Carbol, a 34-year-veteran for the Chicago Fire Department, knew that finding the victim in the dark freezing water of Lake Michigan in...

May 22, 2017No Comments

DJ Stack’s spin on things: Ajoyi Stackhouse

DJ Stack’s spin on things: Ajoyi Stackhouse

April 29, 2017

NEIU student, DJ Stack, was born unable to breathe. Her full name is Ajoyi Stackhouse is a repre...

Festivals to look forward to

Festivals to look forward to

April 29, 2017

In Chicago, sunny days and warm weather equal festivals. Whether you’re a music fan, foodie, a...

Korean food gets playful in comic books

Korean food gets playful in comic books

April 29, 2017

While there are seemingly countless cookbooks out on the market, each written with a certain niche an...

Two sides of the same coin with ‘Jekyll & Hyde’

Two sides of the same coin with ‘Jekyll & Hyde’

April 12, 2017

Stories of good and evil battling for control are as old as time. Humanity is deeply invested in stories r...

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Summertime games heat up the competition at your next BBQ

Summertime games heat up the competition at your next BBQ

Megan Couty, Staff Writer

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, summer barbecue season is about to be in full swing. While the ...

May 22, 2017

Windy City Rollers league on a winning streak

Windy City Rollers league on a winning streak

May 22, 2017

As of Feb. 28, Chicago’s own Windy City Rollers women’...

NBA end of year awards predictions

NBA end of year awards predictions

April 29, 2017

This 2016-2017 NBA season has lived up to the hype...

Gary Bettman doesn’t speak for us fans

Gary Bettman doesn’t speak for us fans

April 29, 2017

On April 3, the NHL announced that it would not be ...

NEIU’s best kept secret goes martial

NEIU’s best kept secret goes martial

April 29, 2017

Northeastern Illinois University is chock-full of ...

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