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The Best Food in Town

The Best Food in Town

September 9, 2014

  Nothing can brighten up a long day of studying like a quick getaway filled with good food....

Outdoor Café: A Summer Dessert Destination

Outdoor Café: A Summer Dessert Destination

April 29, 2014

4.0 out of 5 Stars Outdoor Café doesn’t have much in the way of entrées, but their array of desserts...

A Delightful Option for Breakfast or Lunch

A Delightful Option for Breakfast or Lunch

April 15, 2014

  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars Charcoal Delights delivers exactly what their name promises. This cozy...

Fat Food Smashers: Eat Healthy, Be Wealthy

Fat Food Smashers: Eat Healthy, Be Wealthy

April 15, 2014

  If you often eat on the go like many NEIU students, you could learn how to quickly prepare...

NEIU Hosts First Independent TED Talk

NEIU Hosts First Independent TED Talk

March 18, 2014

  TEDx came. TEDx saw. TEDx got people talking. “It’s not just great speeches from great people,” said Joanna Zuño, a...

3rd Annual Asian American Heritage Awards Gala

3rd Annual Asian American Heritage Awards Gala

April 23, 2013

The 1st Asian Awards Gala began back in 2011. This year the event was held on April 12th from 5-8p.m, in Alumn...

Going to the “Source”

Going to the “Source”

April 23, 2013

  Some family snapshots are simply kept in boxes or albums, memories that are seldom viewed or revisited. In Source, the Senior art show for Lisa Beiwel...

The Baby is 87. The Mommy is 28

The Baby is 87. The Mommy is 28

April 23, 2013

The sign says to enter and shut the door behind you. A shredded length of pantyhose with several irregularly-shaped hollow clay balls dangle beside the qu...

UGC Struts Their Stuff at Step’n’Stroll

UGC Struts Their Stuff at Step’n’Stroll

April 23, 2013

  Alumni Hall was sizzlin' with swag the evening when the United Greek Council (UGC) of ...

NEIU Students had an Eye-Opening Experience in Guatemala

Kristen Conradi, Business Manager

April 12, 2013

The Student Leadership and Development (SLD) office offered four Alternative Spring Break service trips to students this semester. Trip options included driving to the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, flying to Arizona near the Mexico border, a local trip to the Bronzeville Community of Chicago, and an unforgettable international...

Batey Urbano Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Batey Urbano Celebrates 11th Anniversary

April 12, 2013

Most celebrate anniversaries with cake, but that’s not how they do it at Cafe Teatro Batey Urbano in Humboldt Park. Instead they celebrate with spoken word, comedy s...

Vagina Power at NEIU

Vagina Power at NEIU

April 12, 2013

Rounding out Women’s History Month, the NEIU Feminist Collective hosted Eve Ensler's empowering play “The Vagina Monologues” on T...

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