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ADDA and NEIU launch ADHD peer support program

April 17, 2020

Last year, students participated in a health survey which discovered that 9% of NEIU students are clinically...

Connor Byrne

How a high school artist uses music during social distancing

March 31, 2020

Like the rest of his classmates, Connor Byrne saw his first year at Oak Park River Forest High School...

NEIU provides update regarding Spring 2020 Commencement

NEIU provides update regarding Spring 2020 Commencement

March 31, 2020

On March 20, Northeastern Illinois University notified students via email that the commencement ceremonie...

COVID-19: The impact on the lives of NEIU students

COVID-19: The impact on the lives of NEIU students

March 30, 2020

The new decade saw the deaths of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and up-and-coming rapper Pop Smoke before a fatal...

Examining the pros and cons of living in The Nest

Examining the pros and cons of living in The Nest

March 24, 2020

From an aesthetic standpoint, The Nest at Northeastern Illinois University offers an ideal living arrangement...

Five students discuss what they like and dislike about NEIU

Five students discuss what they like and dislike about NEIU

March 24, 2020

Despite prevailing narratives, higher education isn’t just about the academic experience or expansion...

Opinion | Breaking down the effect “Bernie Bros” have on Sanders’ campaign

March 22, 2020

With 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign reeling, detractors of his coal...

Does defense win championships? A statistical analysis.

Does defense win championships? A statistical analysis.

March 20, 2020

We’ve all heard the old adage “defense wins championships.” Usually, the phrase comes from a traditi...

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Ranking the top 10 teams of the 2010s

March 19, 2020

Seattle Seahawks Second-and-goal at the one-yard line will forever haunt Seattle Seahawks fans. Wi...

OPINION: Biden suffers from cognitive impairment. Here’s how that affects the Democrats.

March 13, 2020

“There are definitely moments,” Democratic senator (and then-presidential candidate) Cory Booker told CNN vi...

Northeastern Illinois University cancels spring break trips amid coronavirus scare

Northeastern Illinois University cancels spring break trips amid coronavirus scare

March 10, 2020

Update 12:19 p.m: Northeastern Illinois University announced the cancelation of all Alternative Spring...

NEIU wins Tree Campus USA for the fifth consecutive time

Amina Murati, Writer

March 10, 2020

For the fifth consecutive year, Northeastern Illinois University won the Tree Campus USA award. Sponsored through the Arbor Day Foundation, the program recognizes both two and four-year colleges and universities across the country that keep on-campus trees healthy with the help of students and faculty. The geography and environmental...

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