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Letters to the Editor
JUST 395 Letter to the Editor
Jamarria Redmond, Contributing Writer • November 2, 2023

I am writing the Independent today to discuss the impoverishing practices that take place here at NEIU. I must ask, are we truly a just and progressive...

Snacks, Screenings and More
Campus Arts and Life
Snacks, Screenings and More
Ananth Prabhu, Sports Editor • November 1, 2023

In the heart of NEIU, Northeastern Programming Board (NPB) has been working diligently to engage and entertain the campus community between classes....

Monique Bolden Black Caucus Club President
WHO YOU WITH? BC!
Joanne Fanfan, Contributing writer • November 1, 2023

The Black Caucus Club is a student led organization that was founded in 1971. Its goal has always been to collaborate and engage with other...

GCG’s Vision:  Transforming Old, Abandoned Tennis Courts into a Blooming Community Garden
GCG’s Vision: Transforming Old, Abandoned Tennis Courts into a Blooming Community Garden
Ananth Prabhu, Sports Editor • October 31, 2023

Green Conservation Group (GCG) Club is an NEIU club that highlights the nature around NEIU,  with one future project involving converting two...

Student Government on Potential Tuition Increase
Student Government on Potential Tuition Increase
Jiaming Lou, Contributing Writer • October 31, 2023

Student Government Association (SGA) is one of NEIU’s shared governance organizations, run by students (and an advisor) to represent the student...

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Monique Bolden Black Caucus Club President
WHO YOU WITH? BC!
Joanne Fanfan, Contributing writer • November 1, 2023

The Black Caucus Club is a student led organization that was founded in 1971. Its goal has always been to collaborate and engage with other...

Student Government on Potential Tuition Increase
Student Government on Potential Tuition Increase
Jiaming Lou, Contributing Writer • October 31, 2023

Student Government Association (SGA) is one of NEIU’s shared governance organizations, run by students (and an advisor) to represent the student...

NEIU For You 3.0 Expands To Transfer Students and Veterans
Gabriel Gurrola, Campus Arts and Life Editor • October 30, 2023

NEIU’s Board of Trustees (BoT) voted to extend the NEIU For You scholarship for an additional two years and widen the group of students eligible...

Faculty Senate Discusses Removal of ‘Robert's Rules of Order’
Zachariah Simmons, Staff Writer • October 30, 2023

During the recent NEIU Faculty Senate meeting on Oct 10th 2023, Vice Chair Adam Goldstein proposed that the Senate end its usage of Robert’s...

Snacks, Screenings and More
Snacks, Screenings and More
Ananth Prabhu, Sports Editor • November 1, 2023

In the heart of NEIU, Northeastern Programming Board (NPB) has been working diligently to engage and entertain the campus community between classes....

Winners of the 2023 Nuevas Voces playwriting contest
Seventh Annual Nuevas Voces Playwriting Contest
Ryland Roberts, Staff Writer • November 1, 2023

GCG’s Vision:  Transforming Old, Abandoned Tennis Courts into a Blooming Community Garden
GCG’s Vision: Transforming Old, Abandoned Tennis Courts into a Blooming Community Garden
Ananth Prabhu, Sports Editor • October 31, 2023

Green Conservation Group (GCG) Club is an NEIU club that highlights the nature around NEIU,  with one future project involving converting two...

From left to right: Carol Marin is the moderator in the Q&A  with Megan Twohey.
"She Said" at the Music Box Theater with Q&A from Megan Twohey
Leslie Lozada, Editor in Chief • October 31, 2023

   “I feel like it dictated a certain direction my life took. That I just felt that it was this huge error in judgment that sort of...

Klaudia Biskup: Artist Of The Week
Klaudia Biskup: Artist Of The Week
Savannah Owens, Production Manager • November 1, 2022

What’s your background and how do you think it has affected your work?   I was born and raised in Poland. At 18, I moved to Chicago...

JUST 395 Letter to the Editor
Jamarria Redmond, Contributing Writer • November 2, 2023

I am writing the Independent today to discuss the impoverishing practices that take place here at NEIU. I must ask, are we truly a just and progressive...

“Super Mario Bros. Wonder” : The Video Game That Breathes New Life into Mario
“Super Mario Bros. Wonder” : The Video Game That Breathes New Life into Mario
Ananth Prabhu, Sports Editor • October 30, 2023

The long-awaited video game, “Super Mario Bros. Wonder” (SMBW) was finally released in retail stores on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023. It is the...

students covering up Lech Walesa display in protest of name
“But they can't walk around the city on their toes and confuse my grandchildren.” - Lech Walesa, 2019
Ryland Roberts, Staff Writer • October 30, 2023

Since the release of the Lech Walesa Hall (LWH) article from the last issue of the Independent, students have been taking action around NEIU....

Student Debt Relief Hail-Mary
Dash Valladh, Contributing Writer • October 30, 2023

Suspense, as thousands of American students watch on with bated breath, as the Biden Administration launched a new student relief plan known...

NEIU’s Stand Against Opioid Abuse: A Look into the Narcan Training Event
NEIU’s Stand Against Opioid Abuse: A Look into the Narcan Training Event
Ananth Prabhu, Sports Editor • October 31, 2023

  On Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023, NEIU hosted an event to address the opioid epidemic and equip the university community with the tools to...

What You Need To Know About Striking 
Joshua Lasko, Staff Writer • September 26, 2023

NEIU Campus Recreation over the last year has hosted a variety of combat sports classes and clubs ranging from judo and jiu-jitsu to boxing and...

NEIU’s Annual La Copa Delights Soccer Enthusiasts
NEIU’s Annual La Copa Delights Soccer Enthusiasts
Joshua Lasko, Staff Writer • September 26, 2023

NEIU Campus Recreation hosts the highly anticipated La Copa Soccer Tournament every year, and this year’s event on September 16th did not disappoint....

Tapestry 360 Health’s Seminar on Substance Abuse and Harm Reduction
Tapestry 360 Health’s Seminar on Substance Abuse and Harm Reduction
Ananth Prabhu, Sports Editor • September 26, 2023

On Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023, NEIU Student Health Services hosted a seminar luncheon on substance abuse and harm reduction by inviting Tapestry...

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