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SGA organized town hall for Sean Spicer lecture

SGA organized town hall for Sean Spicer lecture

September 10, 2019

With a 24 hour notice, approximately 30 students, staff and faculty met in the North Side campus cafeteria at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 for a town hall...

Community petitions dis-invitation of Spicer

September 10, 2019

The controversial invitation elicits protestation and almost 500 signatories to demand withdrawal of the invitation. “Dear Dr. Gibson, we are appalled...

09/10 Police Blotter

09/10 Police Blotter

September 10, 2019

The following Incidents occurred on NEIU campus property for the dates of July 30 to September 10. July 30 – Student Union * Officers responded...

Teach in as an alternative to Spicer lecture

September 10, 2019

Organized by a four-part collaboration made up of the Student Government Association (SGA), the department of Academic Affairs, the department of Student...

NEIU offering Uber shuttle program between campuses

NEIU offering Uber shuttle program between campuses

September 10, 2019

Remember the NEIU shuttle program? The NEIU shuttle program consisted of a car with six seats that would transport students between the Main Campus, El...

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Detroit Become Human Review

Detroit Become Human Review

September 10, 2019

‘Detroit Become Human’ developed by Quantic Dream and Studio Head David Cage is an ultimately flawed but highly ambitious look at just what it means...

Secrets. Lies. Popularity. Drama.

Secrets. Lies. Popularity. Drama.

September 10, 2019

Whether your high school career just concluded or you spent the entirety of your freshman year recalibrating your Myspace Top 8, most of us have experienced...

The Role of the Silent Protagonists in Gaming

The Role of the Silent Protagonists in Gaming

September 10, 2019

In “Far Cry New Dawn,” the pseudo-sequel to 2018’s “Far Cry 5,” developer Ubisoft doubles down on a problematic storytelling technique, the silent...

Has Rey Turned to the Dark Side?

Has Rey Turned to the Dark Side?

September 2, 2019

The second trailer for “Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” came out of Disney’s D23 expo and audiences were exposed to the next shocking...

Higher Ground Review

Higher Ground Review

August 28, 2019

“Higher Ground” is a nine-part aerial dance performance in which most of the dance takes place using silks and ropes that the dancers perform on. What...

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Meet the women of NEIU

Meet the women of NEIU

March 12, 2019

Golden Perspective: Is the NFL Rigged?

Golden Perspective: Is the NFL Rigged?

February 12, 2019

 

IN MEMORIAM: DAME LIBBY KOMAIKO 1949-2019

February 5, 2019

“They say that every dancer dies twice: once when they stop dancing and once when they leave this world,"said Richard J. Helldobler, former Provost and former Interim NEIU President. 

Golden Perspectives: Was ‘Birdbox’ A Good Movie?

Golden Perspectives: Was ‘Birdbox’ A Good Movie?

January 22, 2019

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The Trump administration has adopted the Southern Strategy…And it’s working to perfection

The Trump administration has adopted the Southern Strategy…And it’s working to perfection

September 10, 2019

Once perceived as a political outsider, Donald Trump burst onto the national scene when he insinuated that migrating Mexican nationals entering the U.S....

Greta Thunberg is the coolest girl in the world

Greta Thunberg is the coolest girl in the world

September 10, 2019

Greta Thunberg, the coolest girl in the world, arrived on U.S. shores about two weeks ago, on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at a Lower Manhattan marina up the Hudson...

A letter to the Editor

September 10, 2019

Sean Spicer is the former White House Press Secretary and White House Communications Director. In a time where alternative facts are valid points in the...

Scapegoating the Mentally Ill

Scapegoating the Mentally Ill

September 10, 2019

The upcoming film ‘Joker’ recently released its second trailer, receiving much fanfare and acclaim. The movie will follow Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix)...

Let Me Tell My Own Story

Let Me Tell My Own Story

August 27, 2019

We are living in an age where more stories about marginalized people are being told and popular culture art forms are starting to more fully represent...

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Odell Not Well

April 10, 2018

NFL star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has made himself known for the past three years with his outstanding ball skills, route running, and devastating...

Main Campus March Madness Bars

Main Campus March Madness Bars

April 3, 2018

The March Madness Tournament teams were announced on Selection Sunday. The next steps for fans are to fill out the brackets and choose one of the many...

Best Bars for March Madness near NEIU

March 14, 2018

The March Madness Tournament teams were announced on Selection Sunday. The next steps for fans are to fill out the brackets and choose one of the many...

From underdog to champion

February 26, 2018

After a back and forth game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, the Eagles pull off the upset to defeat the NFL’s most dominant...

2017 Sports Year in Review

November 28, 2017

NFL The Super Bowl 51 took place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Feb. 2 and it was one of the best games that will go down in history. In the...

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Tax-free coffee, food

September 10, 2019

New this year at NEIU is our Goldie Bucks Meal Plan which is available for students, staff and faculty. The meal plan lets you put money onto your NEIU...

Campus Screening

Campus Screening

September 10, 2019

On Aug. 29 in the Golden Eagle Room, NEIU Rotaract Club and NEIU Beta Gamma Sigma had a screening of the first episode of WTTW PBS Chicago's "BOSS: The...

Campus Life Calendar

August 27, 2019

El Centro’s “Inside Scoop” Ice Cream Bar Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. El Centro Campus, Main Lobby FREE ice cream bar! LGBTQIA+...

On par for giving at Kane event

On par for giving at Kane event

August 27, 2019

Keynote speaker Becky Sarwate spoke about her path to becoming a published author at the 47th annual Chuck Kane Scholarship golf event. Interviewed by...

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‘I was raised on the internet’ reflects on the effects the internet has on today’s society
Designing  Art Photo  Gallery

Designing Art Photo Gallery

February 20, 2013

Junk and Light Capture Social Decay and Renewal

Junk and Light Capture Social Decay and Renewal

February 20, 2013

Breaking Hours

Breaking Hours

February 8, 2013

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Higher Ground Review
More Than A Hashtag: Bindis And Bruises

More Than A Hashtag: Bindis And Bruises

March 1, 2016

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Has Rey Turned to the Dark Side?
Disney has 5 Billion-Dollar Movies in a Year

Disney has 5 Billion-Dollar Movies in a Year

August 27, 2019

Good Boys

Good Boys

August 19, 2019

Lion King Review

Lion King Review

August 5, 2019

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Five Love Stories That Don’t Suck

February 14, 2019

The Book Nook: ‘The Gentleman’s Guide To Vice and Virtue’ by Mackenzi Lee

The Book Nook: ‘The Gentleman’s Guide To Vice and Virtue’ by Mackenzi Lee

November 6, 2018

‘Tell me how it ends’ reveals daunting effects of parent deportation on children

‘Tell me how it ends’ reveals daunting effects of parent deportation on children

September 11, 2018

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NEIU Math Department Holds Pi Day Celebration

March 26, 2019

HARAMBEE

November 14, 2017

School Spirit

School Spirit

September 9, 2014

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Detroit Become Human Review
The Role of the Silent Protagonists in Gaming

The Role of the Silent Protagonists in Gaming

September 10, 2019

Metro Exodus Review

April 8, 2019

Google Enters the Gaming Fray with Stadia

March 26, 2019

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Men In Black International Review
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

July 23, 2019

‘Venom’ had potential but fails to deliver

‘Venom’ had potential but fails to deliver

November 6, 2018

Chicago music fans get treated a multi-venue music festival

Chicago music fans get treated a multi-venue music festival

October 8, 2018

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