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Gun Control

Gun Control

February 8, 2013


Filed under Archives, Opinions

By: Ari Guttman – Distribution Manager - [post-date] - The recent large-scale shootings across the U.S. have brought the issues of gun control and gun sales regulation to the forefront of conversation and legislation. Also under scrutiny is the troubling availability of guns to people wi...

Will Egypt Degenerate into a Theocracy?

February 8, 2013


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By Hiram Crespo – Staff Writer - [post-date] - Egypt in 2011 had a revolution where people died on the streets thirsty for freedom and furious against tyranny.  Now, as the dust is settling, the draft of a new constitution seems to have been hastily voted on by a slim majority that re-establishes...

Superbowl Surprise!

Superbowl Surprise!

February 8, 2013


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By Matthew Greenberg - Sports Editor - [post-date] - The Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers clashed in the New Orleans Superdome, each team in hot pursuit of the Super Bowl XLVII Lombardi Trophy and a ring on their finger that would solidify their place in NFL history. This year, how...

It’s About Building Trest…man

February 8, 2013


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Gregory Adler - Staff Writer - [post-date] - After struggling the past nine seasons under Head Coach Lovie Smith, the Bears have chosen their next leader. Enter Marc Trestman. The question remains on the minds of Bears fans everywhere: Was this the right choice? After all, Trestman has been out...

History in the Making

History in the Making

Katie Kelly, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013


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Battling tough teams, the Chicago Blackhawks have pulled through and shown their strength by having the best start in franchise history: 6-0-0. As of Jan. 30, 2013 the Chicago Blackhawks have one of the best starts in NHL history, and although they have a rough road ahead of them, the rest of the Hawks’...

NHL 2k13

NHL 2k13

February 7, 2013


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4 stars Ari Guttman – Distribution Manager - [ post-date] - While hockey fans were waiting for the NHL season to start, there was nothing better to do than play NHL 2k13 while the lockout continued. The game is very much improved from last year since there are more scoring, hitting a...

Get Higher, Go Climb

February 7, 2013


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By Henry Nguyen – Staff Writer - [post-date] - Adventure? Challenges? Death-defying heights? Anyone interested in these should take a journey through the high ropes course. It’s like Fear Factor with trapeze elements according to Coordinator of Experiential Programs Erin Claudio. It is an o...

Zumba Toning Defining Fitness

February 7, 2013


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By Jacklyn Nowotnik - Managing Editor - [post-date] - If only there was a way to get in the needed cardio and muscle toning workouts without spending hours on end in the gym every week. Luckily, the Zumba gods have a solution, it’s called Zumba Toning. Zumba Toning combines the familiar rhythms a...

Earth Science Club: A Great Bunch!

February 7, 2013


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By Dayani Pieri – Staff Writer - [post-date] - Earth Science Club (ESC) President Magdalena Gorczynska said that her club at Northeastern Illinois University has been around for the past three decades. Today, it is one of the most active clubs on campus and consistently maintains contact with its...

Visiting Writers Series

Visiting Writers Series

February 7, 2013


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- [post-date] - Jennine Capo Crucet, award-winning author of How to Leave Hialeah is the first of three literary artists to visit Northeastern Illinois University’s (NEIU) campus during the semester as part of the Visiting Writers Series sponsored by NEIU’s English Department and the Office of Cul...

Breaking Hours

Breaking Hours

February 7, 2013


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By Emily Haddad – Editor-in-Chief - [post-date] - Take a break from the negative news of the world by walking through ‘Breaking Hours,’ Zeenat Ismail’s Senior Art Show. Ismail presents a narrative series of 18 breathtaking paintings designed to stimulate the viewer’s imagination. “...

Untrusted Connections

February 7, 2013


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By Emily Haddad – Editor-in-Chief - [post-date] - ‘Untrusted Connections,’ the Senior Art show by NEIU student Carrie Sill explores the darker side of the human experience. Stemming from the idea that “many people will not always have the best intentions for our well being,” artis...

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