Clubs Going-ons:

Leslie Lozada, Editor in Chief

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.  


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.


Asian American InterVarsity

Every Wednesday, Thursday

3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Wednesdays at Cafe Descartes

11 – 12 p.m. Thursday at Cafe Descartes

3 – 4 p.m. Thursdays at Pedroso Center 


A safe space for Asian Americans (or non-Asian Americans) to explore their faith in Jesus with a community that longs to bring healing to the campus (NEIU).


The Student Media Board



Poetry Flex


Tuesday, Nov. 1,

7:00 p.m. Main Campus, Pedroso Center


Join the NEIU Student Media Board, The Chess Club and the Cooking Club. This open-mic event is open to all for reading your original poetry or to highlight the works of another author. Sign-ins will take place as you enter the space. Finger food items will be provided for all!


The Independent

Every Tuesday

3 – 4 p.m., Main Campus, E-049

Club events:

The meeting on Tuesday Nov. 1, 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 Nov. 8, 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 Friday

4 – 5 p.m., Main Campus, E-041

For more information about becoming a member for Que Ondee Sola, or more information about the Puerto rican and Latinx centric publication, check out this email: [email protected]


Music Corner



Thursday Night Live

Every Thursday at 10:00 p.m


Thur 11/3- Primo Mendoza – Singer /song writer

Thur 11/10- Anything is Everything – Hard Rock



NEIU Library Book Sale

8 a.m. – 10:45 p.m.., Nov. 2 – 3

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.., Nov. 4

Main Campus, Ronald Williams Library, 1st floor

Join in for the book sale, everything is at a dollar! This includes books, cds, albums, and other items as part of the sale. Cash, check, Zelle and PayPal are accepted.


Fine Arts Center Gallery: Selva Aparicio: “Ex Voto”

Nov. 7-15 (through the 25th)

Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 12 – 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday: 12 – 5 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m

Aparicio’s work invites viewers to look at the endurance of memory related to the space in which they grow from their environment. The installation presents a tapestry of flowers and decorations collected from the garbage of cemeteries. There is a reception and artist talk on Nov. 10, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. The artist talk starts at 6 p.m. 


University Wide Events


Wednesday Nov. 2


Native American Heritage Month: Opening Celebration: Inter-Tribal Music and Movement

4 – 6:30 p.m.., Main Campus, Pedroso Center

This is the opening ceremony for Native American Cultural Heritage Month. The guests involved will include cultural practitioners the First Nations, American Indians, and Indigenous people of Mexico.

“There Inherent Problem with Mass Incarceration”


4:15 – 5:30 p.m.., Main Campus, BBH 101


A talk by Raff Donelson, JD PhD ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law about the issue involving having mass incarceration in a so-called free society. 


CCAS CenterSpace Day of the Dead Workshop Series:Calaca Planter


6:30 – 8:30 p.m., CCAS, El Centro


This art workshop is for the public at large. There is a fee involved in paying for the workshop, but all of the materials and food will be provided at the workshop.


Thursday Nov. 3


Piano Studio Showcase

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


The NEIU Piano Studio, under the direction of Dr. Susan Tang, presents an afternoon recital of music for piano from a variety of eras and genres.


5v5 Basketball Officiated

6 – 8 p.m., Main Campus, P.E Complex 


This game is open for the first 10 people who can show up! For more information, email [email protected] 


Friday Nov. 4


Native American Heritage Month: First Nations Film and Video Festival

6 – 8 p.m., Main Campus, Pedroso Center


The Pedroso Center is collaborating with First Nations Film and Video Festival, Inc in order to have a film festival on campus. This is free and open to the public. 


Fall Dance Concert

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.., Main Campus, Building E 106A – Auditorium


NEIU Dance students, faculty and guest artists, under the direction of Dance Program Coordinator Jamie Cage, present works in a variety of dance styles and genres. The tickets are $5, which are available online and at the door, but for free for NEIU students and staff with current ID. 


Monday Nov. 7


Native American Heritage Month: Accountability and Action: the Role of Libraries and Collections in Cultural Revitalization

12 – 1:30 p.m., Main Campus, Pedroso Center, Room B 159


This is a brown bag lunch discussion that’ll focus on accountability and action and the role(s) of libraries and collections in cultural revitalization, with the speaker being Analú Lopez (Guachichil/Xi’úi), who is the Ayer Librarian and Assistant Curator of American Indian and Indigenous Studies for the Newberry Library. This event is open to the public.


Jazzy Mondays at CCICS With Phil Seed

6 – 8:30 p.m., CCICS

The Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS) hosts Jazzy Mondays every second Monday of each month. Guitarist Phil Seed is the guest for this edition of Jazzy Mondays. This is presented by CCICS’ Great Black Music Project. Tickets are $15, make sure to reserve ahead of time via [email protected]. If not, cash only at the door Food and soft drinks will be sold on the premises.


Woodwind Studios Showcase

7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Main Campus, Fine Arts Center 160A – Recital Hall


NEIU woodwind students present an evening program of solo and chamber works for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon.


Wednesday Nov. 9


Galan Trio

7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Main Campus, Recital Hall

Galan Trio visits NEIU and presents an exciting evening performance using different forms of art, such as video-art, lighting and dancing.


Tuesday Nov. 15


Undergrad Open House


10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Main Campus


The Open House will be held inside Alumni Hall, the Student Union, and Village Square. 


Off-Campus Events


The Diane Plotkin Storytelling Program

Claiming Our Space: Stories Of Hope & Courage

An Intensive Writing And Speaking Program For Daca & Undocumented College Students.  Details At: Https://Tinyurl.Com/Cosfall2022

Mondays Oct. 24 – Dec. 12, 2022 5 – 7 p.m. 

Scholarships Available For Participation