Clubs Going-ons:

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:


Clubs Going-ons:


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 the Greater Chicagoland area and see things from a new perspective.  

Club events: There is a planned event for registered club members to visit Jonamac Orchard on Oct. 22.


Pinoy Club

Every other Tuesday

2 – 3 p.m., Main Campus, LWH 1001

Club events: There is a tie-dye event the club is hosting on Oct 20, from 12- 2 p.m. at the Quad.


Google Developer Student Club

Every other Monday, 1 – 2 p.m., Main Campus, CBT 162, and via Google Meets

Club events: the next meeting is on Oct. 24.


Chess Club

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

3 – 4 p.m., Main Campus, Cafeteria

Join in with some chess enthusiasts on a chess game. 


Accounting Club

Every other Tuesday

2 – 3 p.m., Main Campus, CBT-149 

Club events: The Club will meet Oct 18. They will have the meeting centered on resumes.


The Student Media Board



Halloween Party

Oct 28

6 – 9 p.m., Main Campus, Courtyard (tentatively) 

The combined forces of the media board is planning on creating a spooky party for NEIU students. There will be a costume contest, a DJ, and planned catering. 


The Independent

Every Tuesday

3 – 4 p.m., Main Campus, E-049

Club events:

The meeting on Tuesday Oct, 18, 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 following Tuesday Oct. 25 will be the production meeting. The Independent’s EIC, Managing Editor, and Section Editors are expecting to receive articles by this date.



Every other Friday

6:30 – 7:30 p.m., 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]


Que Ondee Sola (QOS)

Every Monday

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.


10/20 – Corduroy Cat – Indie Rock

10/27 – 96 Cougar – Garage Rock




Navigating a Career Fair

12 – 1 p.m., 3 – 4 p.m., and 6 – 7 p.m.

Main Campus, SU 215

Oct. 19 and Oct. 20

Workshop from the Career Development Center about navigating a career fair.


All Things Resumes

12 – 1 p.m., 3 – 4 p.m., and 6 – 7 p.m

Main Campus, SU 215

Oct. 26 and Oct. 27

Workshop from the Career Development Center about creating your resume


Bronzeville History Writing Workshops at CCICS

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 20

10:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 22

Get involved in this writing workshop, with topics involving Bronzeville’s history. The written accounts will be curated as a permanent display at the CCICS library. 


Fine Arts Gallery: “Where She Comes From”

9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday and Wednesday

12  – 5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday

Main Campus, Fine Arts Center

Through Oct 28, this exhibition presents five artists that lived between India and the U.S.


Cybersecurity Speakers

12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26 

10 – 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 27

11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28

Main Campus, CBT 149 and Zoom (the Friday event)

Join in for a guest speaker lecture based in cyber security. The Wednesday event will be focused on the cybersecurity workforce. The Thursday event is focused on cybersecurity research on web privacy issues. The Friday event is focused on software security.


University – Wide Events


Thursday, Oct. 20


Diversity Food Fest

12 – 4 p.m., Main Campus, Alumni Hall

Several Student organizations come together in order to sell food with their fellow students. The Student Media Board will also be present, with a table for WZRD (the radio station) and the rest of the media board. 


JET Program Information Session

3 – 4 p.m., Main Campus, B-146

People who are interested in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program come check out this event, which will include representatives from the program


Lawrence Frank Lecture: Evan Maina Mwangi: “Ubuntu, Ecology, and Global Blackness”

3 – 5 p.m., Main Campus, Student Union, Room 103

An annual lecture organized by the African and African American Studies programs, the speaker for this year being Dr. Evan Mwangi, Melville J. Herskovits Professor of African Studies at Northwestern University. This lecture is free and open to the public.


Guitar Studio Showcase

3:05 – 4:05 p.m., Main Campus, Recital Hall

The recital will have pieces from the baroque to the present day.


Women Breaking Barriers

6 – 9 p.m., Main Campus, Alumni Hall South

Delta Tau Lambda is doing an annual salute to latinas and other women of color. This event is open to all.


Campus Rec Halloween Party

7:30 – 10:00 p.m., Main Campus, P.E. Complex

Come in costume for a roaring time! There will be food, music, games, and a raffle. Don’t bring replica weapons to event or wear too revealing clothing


Friday, Oct. 21

Jewel Box Series: Nobuntu

7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Main Campus, Auditorium

The Jewel Box Series brings Nobuntu, a female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe to NEIU.  


Monday, Oct. 24

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Therapy and Service Access for LGBTQ+ Victims of Sexual Harm and Violence

5 – 7 p.m., Main Campus, Pedroso Center B-159

This workshop/seminar will have Lauren Miller, MSc, AM, LSW, who will talk about resources, or lack thereof for LGBTQ+ sexual violence/harm victims.


Tuesday, Oct. 25

Flu/COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

2 – 4:30 p.m., Main Campus, Building E

Sign up is needed ahead of time. Everyone is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccines, and for people with insurance cards, they are eligible for the flu vaccine.


Kink, Consent, and How It All Makes Sense!

2 – 3 p.m., Zoom

The Pedroso Center will host an intro and destigmatization of BDSM, kink and communication. Sign up ahead of time.


Wednesday, Oct. 26

Make and Take Night: Flaming Heart Wall Art

6:30 – 8:30 p.m., El Centro

Try your hand at making a flaming art within one session. All materials will be provided, there are snacks included. This workshop will cost $10 per person, signup is limited.


Chicago Film Society “Central Airport”

7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Main Campus, Auditorium

Directed by William A. Wellman, in 1933  and on 35mm. Tickets are $5 for NEIU IDs, $10 for the public at large. 


Thursday, Oct. 27

Perfectionism: Overcoming Fear and Avoidance

3 – 3:50 p.m., Zoom

An online workshop from the Trio program, which will talk about strategies for working through perfectionism and managing expectations. Sign up ahead of time for this and other events for Trio.


Friday, Oct. 28


Book Talk: An American Love Story

6 – 8 p.m., CCICS

Join Dr. Sunni Ali, as she talks about her book “An American Love Story” as it centers on the Nation of Islam. Sign up ahead of time via a Google Form


Saturday, Oct. 29


Halloween Zumba Fiesta

11 a.m. – 1 p.m., 

El Centro

Join in on a two hour dance party, open to NEIU students, Faculty and Staff.