Clubs Going-ons:


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Leslie Lozada, Editor in Chief

School isn’t just for classes. Here at NEIU, we have a lot of events from different departments that are around different campuses. From clubs, frats, and university wide events, here are some events that are coming up:

The International Club

Every Wednesday, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., LWH 1001

Expect to learn a lot from different cultures, travel around Chicago and see things from a new perspective. 

Club events: The next meeting on Sept. 21 will be a bake sale, at Village Square from 1 – 5 p.m. or until supplies last.


Pinoy Club

Every other Tuesday

2 – 3 p.m., Main Campus, LWH 1001


Undocumented, Resilient and Organized  (URO)

Every other Monday

1 – 2 p.m, Main Campus, SU 216 or via Zoom

Club events: There is an Organization workshop on Sept 21, from 2:30 – 4pm and a Sip and Paint on the 22th in the Quad from 3 – 4 pm. 


NEIU Asian American Intervarsity

3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Wednesdays

11a.m. – 12 p.m.  and 3 – 4 p.m. Thursdays

A safe space for Asian Americans to explore faith in Jesus. There are three different meeting times; there are Bible study Wednesdays, Holy Spirit on Campus Thursdays, and Asian American Small group Thursdays.


The Independent

Every Tuesday

3 – 4 p.m., Main Campus, E-049

Club events:

The meeting on Tuesday Sept. 20, will be the pitch meeting, interested people can give ideas as to what articles they could write/take pictures or take up any open pitches. The deadline for receiving articles is the following Tuesday, Sept. 27, which is the date for the production meeting.



Every other Friday

6:30pm-7:30pm, Main Campus, E-041

The meeting time is subject to change. For more information about how to join seeds, you can contact the Editor in Chief’s email, Clay Cofre, at [email protected]

Club events: There will be a meeting on the 23th.


Que Ondee Sola (QOS)

Every Monday, starting on Sept. 26

1 – 2 p.m., Main Campus, E-041

For more information about becoming a member for QOS, you can contact the Editor in Chief’s email, Robert Johnson, at [email protected]


Music Corner:



Thursday Night Live

Every Thursday at 10:00 p.m.


Sept. 22

Undertow – (Experimental Jazz)

Sept. 29 

On the Morrow – (Progressive Rock)





Fine Arts Center Gallery: “See, Shade, Shape”

10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday and Wednesday

11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday

Main Campus, Fine Arts Center

Through Sept. 25, Monika Plioplyte’s drawings, prints and collages show her perspective in an uncertain pandemic reality.


Q-Spot (LGBTQ21A+ Affinity Space)

3:05 – 4:05 p.m. Wednesdays

Main Campus, the Nest

This is a group which centers on intersectional feminism,  and how overlapping opprestiing situations affect the NEIU community at large. If you are interested in the group, but you are an ally, try the Pride Alliance group on campus. 


Chicago Film Society

7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Main Campus, Auditorium

Sept. 21

What Price Hollywood 

(1932) 35mm from Library of Congress

Sept. 28 

White Line Fever

(1975) 35mm from Sony Pictures Repertory 

The NEIU’s Communication, Media and Theater department partnered with the Chicago Film Society to screen rare and classic films. Prices are $5 with a NEIU ID, and $10 for the general public.


ChicagoCHEC 7th Annual Community Forum: Cancer Health and Mental Wellness – YOU, Family, Community

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Thursday Sept. 22 

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Friday Sept. 23

El Centro and Zoom


The theme for this year is Cancer Health and Mental Wellness. The event is free for all, sign up is needed. Those that attend in person will receive lunch and on-site parking.


Gamma Phi Omega: Weekly Study Tables

4 – 6 p.m., Monday and Wednesday 

Main Campus, Student Union 216

Do you need a study buddy? Check out this weekly study table with this NEIU chapter.


Tertulias: Noches de conversaciones virtuales

6 – 7 p.m., Monday Sept. 26

6 – 7 p.m., Wednesday Sept. 28 


An online space for NEIU students, employees and members to practice Spanish, talk with different Spanish speakers, and cover a lot of cultural topics. The event on Monday is just for beginners and intermediates, while the event on Wednesday is for advanced learners and native speakers. Check out this site for more information, and to sign up for the event:


University wide events:


Tuesday, Sept. 20


Film screening: “La Negrada,”

1 – 3 p.m

CCICS, Donn F. Bailey Legacy Hall


A Mexican- oriented  film about the Afro-Mexican community, filmed entirely with Black people from different towns around the Costa Chica in Oaxaca. Directed by Jorge Pérez Solano. There are light refreshments being served during the event.


Latinx Art Gallery: Art in the Intersections of Latinx Identiny, Disability Justice and Undocumented Communties

3 – 5 p.m.

Main Campus: Pedroso Center, Room B 159


Artist Genevieve is a self-taught artist who is a part of the Cambiando Vidas organization, dedicated to Latinx people with disabilities. 


One Book, One Chicago: Art Spiegelman’s “The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale”

5:30 – 7 p.m

Main Campus, SU 103 and via Zoom


Join in on a panel for processing The Complete Maus, a graphic novel, featuring several NEIU members. This event is open to the public, for the online link, you need to sign ahead of time.


Thursday, Sept. 22


The NEIU connection to the Rainbow Coalition

2 – 3 p.m.

Main Campus, Student Union, Cafeteria, SU-003

The speaker, Hy Thurman, an NEIU Alumnus, will talk about his book The Revolutionary Hillbilly.


Undocumented Student Ally Training 

3 – 5 p.m.


This three hour training is for those that are interested in becoming an ally for undocmented students. Sign up on the neiu website in order to attend:


Friday, Sept. 23

Cyber-Safe Families Conference

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

El Centro


The conference focuses on engaging families in conversations about cybersecurity, along with safe online practices and career pathways. Free and open to the public, you would need to sign up. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


Wednesday, Sept. 28

En la Cocina: Chef Maria Jose

5 – 7 p.m.

Main Campus, Pedroso Center or via Zoom

Part of the Cultural Cooking series, the ingredients provided will be from the NEIU Student Pantry. Interested students will be able to make a healthy meal rooted in Latinx culture.


Friday, Sept. 30


STEM Student Research Symposium

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

El Centro

This event is for NEIU students who would be able to present their research findings as a presentation. The keynote speaker for said event is Christopher A.J Craddock, who has a PhD.


Film Screening: Indian Horse 

12 – 2:00 p.m.

Main Campus, Pedroso Center (Room 189)


An adaptation of Richard Wagamese’s novel, this film details the horrible history of Canada’s boarding schools and Indigenous Residential Schools. This film is being aired on National Orange shirt day, which is about the different aspects of residential and boarding schools.


Jewel Music Box

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Main Campus, Recital Hall


The Jewel Music Box brings local, national and international artists. This event will have Robert Boyd and Laura Metcalf as the main event.