The Independent

Man on the Street

Man on the Street

October 7, 2014

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The Exchange Experience

The Exchange Experience

September 23, 2014

  “You have to venture outside your world in order to find yourself. It is good for a person to leave the comfort zone and explore different cu...

Man on the Street

Man on the Street

September 23, 2014

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Brad Watson Kicks-Off the Visiting Writer’s Series

Brad Watson Kicks-Off the Visiting Writer’s Series

September 23, 2014

Since 2012, NEIU has been the host to The Visiting Writers Series which brings published authors and members of the campus community together to discuss c...

Go Greek or Go Home

Go Greek or Go Home

September 9, 2014

  Though there is no Greek row and extravagant sorority houses, students involved in Greek life at NEIU share common values and ideal...

Man on the Street

Man on the Street

September 9, 2014

  “I am looking forward to being one step closer to achieving my ultimate goal in my career [obtaining...

What’s Next with Ensemble Español?

What’s Next with Ensemble Español?

August 22, 2014

  Aug. 22, 2014 marks sixty days since NEIU’s very own Ensemble Español held its summertime...

A Word from the Executive Director of Ensemble Español

Rut Ortiz, News Editor

June 3, 2014

Filed under Ensemble Español

  “The mission of the Ensemble Español is the preservation, presentation and promotion of the three styles of the classical, folkloric, Flamenco and contemporary dance and music styles of Spain,” said Jorge Perez, Executive Director for the Ensemble Español, in a written interview with the Independent. According...

Twelve Days of Spanish Dance

Rut Ortiz, News Editor

June 3, 2014

Filed under Ensemble Español

  This summer, NEIU’s Ensemble Español for Spanish Dance will celebrate Spanish culture with its 38th International American Spanish Dance & Music Festival. This twelve-day spectacle will include flamenco, folkloric and classical styles of choreography, musical themes and costumes. Day 1: The festival begins...

Man On The Street

Man On The Street

April 29, 2014

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Graduation at UIC?

Graduation at UIC?

April 23, 2013

  Are you a senior? Are you graduating this Semester? If you are, there has been controver...

Man on the Street: New “Ventra” frustrates more than Serves

Henry Nguyen, Staff writer

April 12, 2013

Filed under Golden Perspectives

Chicago Public Transportation will soon be working under the new Ventra system that is set to replace the current system by 2014. Ventra open-fare card initiative was carried out due to a state law that passed in 2011 which mandated the CTA, Metra, and Pace function under one shared fare card by 2015. The “Green” tren...

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