The Independent

Creating respect for natural hair

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...

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness 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....

A classic tradition at our campus

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”...

Green Conservation Group prepares to strike

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

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...

Students helping students succeed

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.

Verónica Gerber Bicecci’s “Empty Set”

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...

Halloween Hang-Out

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...

Campus Life Calendar 10/29-11/5

October 29, 2019

TRIO Leading and Learning Week MONDAY, OCT. 28 - FRIDAY, NOV. 1, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Ronald Williams Library (LIB 412) The TRIO Leading and Learning Week is an opportunity for students, staff, faculty and community members to share knowledge that impacts success in higher education. It is a five-day individual develop...

Campus Life Calendar 10/22 – 10/29

October 22, 2019

COBM Presents: Executive in Residence Jeff Caselden Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10-11 a.m., Recital Hall (FA 160A) The College of Business and Management invites the university community to a lecture by Jeff Caselden, a former senior executive at Amazon Ireland. Jeff is both a proven leader and a problem solver  in one of the wo...

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