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The Harlem Quartet impresses at Jewel Box

October 29, 2019

Northeastern Illinois University continued its 20th anniversary celebration of its annual “Jewel Box” s...

Meet the women of NEIU

Meet the women of NEIU

March 12, 2019

Erin Brockovich talking during

Erin Brockovich at NEIU: ‘Superman isn’t coming… but you’re here.’

February 26, 2019

On NEIU’s main campus, the auditorium was filled with people from the university and the community wa...


February 5, 2019

“They say that every dancer dies twice: once when they stop dancing and once when they leave this world,"said Richard J. Helldobler, former Provost and former Interim NEIU President. 

Xiadany Ayala and Anthony Pacheco as Predator and Dark Jedi.

NEIU ‘Halloween Hangout’ fosters community building

November 6, 2018

The Angelina Pedroso Center transformed into a scene with skeletons, mummies and bats on Oct. 25 during the “Halloween Hangout.” O...

“My family and I wake up early to go to church. We dress head-to-toe in brand new outfits, mostly pastel colors. Afterward, we go home and cook Mexican dishes.”-Melissa Montes De Oca - Junior

Golden Perspectives – “What are your Easter traditions?/ What do you do on Easter Weekend?

March 27, 2018

  Carly Adler - Sophomore “We’re starting a new Easter tradition because of my one-...

(front) Iris Millan and Esther Mendez. (Back) Veronica Ramirez, Carlos Diaz and Ross Clymer all pose in Millan’s campaign office.

Graduate student Iris Millan ran for state representative of the 4th District

March 27, 2018

“I’m an immigrant, I’m a mom and a student,” ENLACE graduate student Iris Millan would say as...

Photo of Stephanie hiking Mount Fuji in Japan.

Senior student’s film on water pollution premieres during The One Earth Film Festival

March 14, 2018

Senior student Stephanie Teresi had only four months to record and one week to edit and finalize a five-minute...

FIST: Raising awareness for formerly incarcerated students

FIST: Raising awareness for formerly incarcerated students

February 27, 2018

Formerly Incarcerated Standing Together (FIST) and The Justice Studies Club will be hosting NEIU’s A...

A step ahead of hate: 'Hate Has No Home Here' campaign's NEIU connection

A step ahead of hate: ‘Hate Has No Home Here’ campaign’s NEIU connection

February 13, 2018

The “Hate Has No Home Here” posters with a heart-shaped American Flag are posted up all over NEI...

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