The Independent

Chicago music festival is pitchin’

Chicago music festival is pitchin’

August 30, 2018

When I was initially asked to go to Pitchfork and cover Sunday’s lineup for the Independent, I was exci...

NEIU Stage Center Theatre lacks diversity

Cecilia G. Hernandez, Writer

March 1, 2018

Show after show, I keep seeing the same faces at Stage Center Theatre productions: white, predominately male-leading actors and directors. While their performances are good, Stage Center does not showcase NEIU’s diverse community enough. Stage Center’s production of Josefina Lopez’s “Real Women Have Curves” in the...

University to night students: Want student services? Quit your day job

University to night students: Want student services? Quit your day job

October 17, 2017

As a night student, I work during the day and spend my evenings in class.  I arrive on campus around 5:3...

No Coverage: The Media’s Disrespect Towards Women’s Sports

No Coverage: The Media’s Disrespect Towards Women’s Sports

March 1, 2016

Believe it or not, but 41 years after the first-ever nationally televised women’s college basketball...

Un-break My Heart

Un-break My Heart

February 2, 2016

Most people have experienced relationship heartache. Thankfully, most aren’t beheaded or sent rathe...

The Spirit of the Special Olympics

The Spirit of the Special Olympics

November 17, 2015

Floor hockey took over the P.E. Complex as NEIU hosted the Special Olympics 2015 State Floor Hockey Tournament...

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