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Poe,try.

Poe,try.

Julian Isaza, writer September 21, 2022

Excuse the title as it was my attempt at sounding profound and snappy. While these do not describe me they certainly do this short book of poems “Muse, Um” by Larry O. Dean.  What first caught...

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Angie Ybarra , Writer September 21, 2022

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 for immediate assistance.     September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The number...

Splatoon 3: The Ink-Review

Splatoon 3: The Ink-Review

Eterniti Wiley, writer September 21, 2022

Are you ready to be a Squid and swim your way into the colorful ink? Are you ready to be a kid and splat your way to victory? If the answer is yes, then pick up a copy of the new game Splatoon 3, where...

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Clubs Going-ons:

Leslie Lozada, Campus Life Editor September 21, 2022

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...

NEIU Hosts First “Walking Wednesday” To Promote Physical Activity on Campus

NEIU Hosts First “Walking Wednesday” To Promote Physical Activity on Campus

Ananth Prabhu , writer September 21, 2022

Exercise is often one action that comes to mind for many people. And it may take as little as 35 minutes to be dedicated to the activity at a leisure-pace to cover the requirements. NEIU is hosting...

The New Latina’s Bible: The Modern Latina’s Guide To Love, Spirituality, Family and La Vida

The New Latina’s Bible: The Modern Latina’s Guide To Love, Spirituality, Family and La Vida

Angie Ybarra , Writer September 21, 2022

I am Mexican/American, born and raised here in Chicago. When I was very young, I was fluent in Spanish but as time went on, and I was sent to school at a predominantly Polish Catholic School/Parish I spoke...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2022

Pitchfork Music Festival 2022

Melanie Cartwright, Writer September 7, 2022

Every summer the music publication Pitchfork holds an annual three day music festival in Union Park, Chicago. Festival goers from all over the country gather to see their favorite artists perform...

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Banned Books Week

Angie Ybarra, Writer September 6, 2022

Books open your eyes and mind to the world around you. The words written by an author can transport you to other worlds. The images that form in your head will allow you to have empathy for the situation...

Marcel The Shell with Shoes On – a story of a tiny shell that teaches us important life lessons Movie review.

Olga Shalaeva, Contributing Writer August 17, 2022

Marcel is a small one-eyed shell living with an Airbnb house tenant. Marcel lost his relatives, only his grandmother by his side and a dog named Arthur. “There must be so many others like me,” –...

Hispanic Heritage Month in Chicago Will Show Diversity of Spanish Speaking Culture

Hispanic Heritage Month in Chicago Will Show Diversity of Spanish Speaking Culture

Angie Ybarra, Writer August 17, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month is held yearly from Sept. 15 - Oct. 15. When most people think of Hispanic Heritage Month they tend to think of celebrations with drinking, music, lively decorations, and of course...

Love, Victor Says Goodbye With Final Season

Love, Victor Says Goodbye With Final Season

Enrique Cerros, Writer July 29, 2022

After being renewed for a third season, “Love, Victor” will come to an end with new episodes released for Pride Month. “Love, Victor” is the spin-off of the movie “Love, Simon” (2018), a book-to-film...

Juneteenth 19, 2022  The Newest Federal Holiday

Juneteenth 19, 2022 The Newest Federal Holiday

Angie Ybarra, Writer July 29, 2022

I have lost track of how many legal holidays there are. Do you know how many we celebrate? In fact, I bet it is even hard for you to recall the first federal holiday that was observed. Do you know which...

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