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Return to Campus Interim Policy Highlights

Return to Campus Interim Policy Highlights

Monty Stites, Editor In Chief February 4, 2022

As the campus repopulates with in-person classes, here are some highlights from the NEIU COVID-19 Return to Campus Interim Policy (which can be viewed here: https://www.neiu.edu/sites/default/files/documents/2022/01/25/G1.0.Covid-19%20RTW%20Interim%20Policy_01242022_Final_Revised.pdf)...

Chicago Climate Action Plan 2022 Town Hall

Chicago Climate Action Plan 2022 Town Hall

Ryland Pietras, Managing Editor February 4, 2022

On Jan. 22, the City of Chicago held a virtual town hall meeting on its 2022 climate action plan. It was the first of its kind and the first on a climate action plan since 2008. A representative of...

Release of Former Chicago Police Officer Jason van Dyke Press Release

Ryland Pietras, Managing Editor February 4, 2022

Press release from the delegation representing Laquan McDonald -- the 17-year-old who was shot 16 times by former Chicago Police officer Jason van Dyke. On the morning of Feb. 3, van Dyke was released...

Dr. Gibson Holds Virtual Open Office Hours Ahead of Spring Semester

Dr. Gibson Holds Virtual Open Office Hours Ahead of Spring Semester

Ryland Pietras, Managing Editor January 20, 2022

Dr. Gloria J. Gibson, Northeastern Illinois University president, held a virtual open office hour in the afternoon of Tuesday Jan. 18, 2022. From 3-4 p.m. Dr. Gibson fielded questions from a group of...

Student Government Association hosts its first NEIU Appreciation Day

Student Government Association hosts its first NEIU Appreciation Day

Ankush Vyas, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2021

Northeastern Illinois University’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently passed a resolution celebrating NEIU Appreciation Day. SGA will be hosting its first NEIU Appreciation Day at Village...

Return To Campus Update Reports Above National Average Vaccination Rate

Return To Campus Update Reports Above National Average Vaccination Rate

Monty Stites, Editor In Chief November 3, 2021

On Oct.19, Northeastern Illinois University released a Return To Campus Update.  It reported that 85 percent of students and 91 percent of faculty are fully vaccinated. These rates of vaccination are...

15 Afghan students get placement at NEIU. How is school going to pay for them?

Almudena Yebra Romanillos October 28, 2021

NEIU will receive 15 Afgan students for the Spring Semester Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) President, Gloria Gibson announced during an interview on “Good Day Chicago,” a news program at...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Ankush Vyas, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

Police Blotter   The NEIU police blotter is requested from our campus police for every issue of NEIU Independent because this publication exercises its right to do so, courtesy of the Clery...

Northeastern Illinois University’s 2020-2021 Finance & Administration Report Released

Monty Stites, Editor In Chief October 22, 2021

Northeastern Illinois University’s 2020-2021 Finance & Administration Report Released  Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) released the “Finance & Administration Report 2020-2021,”...

Promotion for Seeds Launch

Promotion for Seeds Launch

Savannah Owens, Production Manager October 22, 2021

Paramedics Respond to Resident in Distress at The Nest

Paramedics Respond to Resident in Distress at The Nest

Monty Stites, Erwin Lopez Rada, and Jack Poskus September 28, 2021

Editor's note: In an earlier version of this article, photos included have been removed out of concern for privacy.  An undressed resident with a hammer caused disruptions at Northeastern Illinois...

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Interim Campus Covid and Contact Tracing Policy

Monty Stites, Editor In Chief September 25, 2021

The NEIU Covid Task Force and Student Health Services (SHS) have created a contact tracing program; students and faculty have an active role in the process. Students and faculty may view the Return...

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