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Empty hallway in NEIU's Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center

NEIU to reimburse students for unused services

April 23, 2020

Northeastern Illinois University’s Office of the President announced that NEIU will partially reimbu...

NEIU provides update regarding Spring 2020 Commencement

NEIU provides update regarding Spring 2020 Commencement

March 31, 2020

On March 20, Northeastern Illinois University notified students via email that the commencement ceremonie...

The audience share the experiences they have had with hairstyle discrimination and texturism. | Photo by Tim Le Cour

Creating respect for natural hair

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 14, Timothy Mays collaborated with NEIU sociology students to plan an event titled “Her Hai...

Congrats, grads!

Karina Bran, Writer

December 3, 2019

We have come to the finish line, graduates. After the stress of deadlines, assignments, staying up late and toiling in the library for endless hours, the most anticipated day of your college career has arrived.  If you attended the Commencement Fair in early November, you felt the build-up and excitement of gathering your...

Volunteers during Hunger & Homelessness Awarenesss Week.

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

December 3, 2019

NEIU participated in its annual National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week on Nov. 18 through Nov....

The character of
Mouse King and
Mother Ginger during rehearsals with the Bon bon children. Photo by Tim Le Cour

A classic tradition at our campus

December 3, 2019

For the last 22 years, the Ruth Page Civic Ballet has performed E.T.A Hoffman’s “The Nutcracker”...

Youth Climate activists from Sunrise Movement on a banner drop at the Water Tower Place atrium to disrupt Black Friday business-as-usual. | Photo by Denise Poloyak

Green Conservation Group prepares to strike

December 3, 2019

Students from the Green Conservation Group alongside youth from Sunrise Movement Chicago organized an...

Independent wins fourth place at the national media convention. From left to right_ Ankush Vyas, Sara Galván Orozco, Liliana Armas Serna and Matthew Rago. | Photo by Ankush Vyas

Independent wins fourth place at the national media convention

November 19, 2019

The Independent, NEIU’s media organization, earned fourth place honors at the Associated College Press...

Eric Winslow, Issalma Franco and John Rayburn posing with Alisha, one of the Power Closet's famous mannequins around campus. | Photo by Frannie Mendoza

Students helping students succeed

November 19, 2019

Most NEIU students are familiar with the Advising and Career Development Center, but not very many know ...

Campus Life Calendar 11/5-11/18

November 5, 2019

Your weekly dose of campus activities and events.

Gerber Bicecci sharing from her work with a captive audience.
| Photo by: Grace Yu

Verónica Gerber Bicecci’s “Empty Set”

November 5, 2019

As part of the Lit & Luz Festival organized by MAKE Literary Productions, the NEIU campus was recently gr...

A look inside the spooky festivities. | Photo by: Ana Peres Bogo

Halloween Hang-Out

November 5, 2019

The Pedroso Center had a Halloween hang-Oout so that students would be able to celebrate the holiday i...

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