The Independent

Gay Marriage: Not just a dream in Illinois

Juan Gonzalez, Senior Staff Writer

June 29, 2013

In recent years, the fight for marriage equality has taken political and ideological center stage for the LGBTQA community. Members of the LGBTQA community have been fighting for equal rights under the law since the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City. Those riots are credited as being the start of the gay rights movement,...

Livestrong wristband

Let’s All Band Together

April 23, 2013

Everyone has seen them, whether at the gym, in class, or just hanging out. Wristbands that serve some sort of purpose other than fashion, these bands claim to he...

NHL Playoff Predictions

Katie Kelly, Staff writer

April 23, 2013

Once again, it’s that time of year where the push to win the Stanley Cup is in sight. The hope is that the Chicago Blackhawks will take the cup again, just like in 2010. As they started the season with record-breaking wins, it now comes down to the end when each win from now on matters most. Once a team is in the playoffs,...

Derrick Rose

What’s the Matter With Derrick Rose?

April 23, 2013

  Almost a year ago, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose suffered a torn left ACL during the first round of the 2012 NBA playoffs. Pending a success...

Rahm Emanuel

CPS School Closings

April 23, 2013

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will hold 22 meetings to let parents’ makes their decisions to keep their neighborhood schools open. Ac...

Jon Stewart

From Comedy to Directing

April 23, 2013

  Long time comedian and TV host Jon Stewart is taking a break from The Daily Show to make h...

Chicago Map

Graduation at UIC?

April 23, 2013

  Are you a senior? Are you graduating this Semester? If you are, there has been controver...

Ghaleb Azroui

Letter to the Editor

April 23, 2013

"I was never scared of what they had done to me, I knew they violated the law and they would face charges later."

SCC Review and Revision Committee

Peter Enger, Staff writer

April 23, 2013

  The newly created Student Rights and Responsibilities Office is currently engaged in a Policy-creating process to rewrite NEIU’s Student Code of Conduct. Director Sharron Evans is heading up the “Student Code of Conduct Review and Revision Committee”, which consists of 16 members. The membership includes Faculty,...

Dr. Erick Howenstine Presidential Fellow

Mini-Golfing for Scholarship Money

April 23, 2013

  Mini-golf and seven Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) student and faculty made golf ho...

Solid CO2 a.k.a Dry Ice

From CO2 to Biofuel

April 23, 2013

  Scientists at the University of Georgia have discovered a way to transform Carbon Dioxide (CO2) gas into useful industrial products. The main force behind g...

Police Blotter

Desiree Dylong, News Editor

April 23, 2013

The following crimes occurred on Northeastern Illinois University’s (NEIU) main campus between the dates of March 9, 2013 and April 16, 2013. Three incidents of Theft over $300 occurred on campus, two in Lech Walesa Hall (LWH) and one in the Fine Arts (FA) building. Both thefts in LWH were of tablets left unattended, and...

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