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Enrollment Services Updates Student Government

Dan Maurer, News Editor February 21, 2023

The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Feb. 7, 2023. Top of the agenda was a report from Northeastern Illinois University’s (NEIU) Enrollment Services. Ryan Trout, Director of Undergraduate...

Small Fire Cancels Classes at Fine Arts Building Inconveniencing Students

Scott Andrews, Writer February 21, 2023

At approximately 11:56 am on Feb. 20, 2023 the Chicago Fire Department responded to and extinguished a fire in the Fine Arts Building.      University administrators on advice from the Chicago...

Student Affairs Council Is Back! Faculty Senate Looks Inward

Dan Maurer, News Editor February 21, 2023

After having been dormant for quite some time, the Vice President and Dean of Students for Student Affairs, Dr. Terry C. Mena, has reconstituted the Faculty Council for Student Affairs (FCSA). This council...

The State of The Nest

Scott Andrews, Writer February 21, 2023

Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) students that call The Nest their home must adhere to new rules and regulations put in place by the university administration because of an unsanctioned New Year’s...

UPass Renewal on Main Campus Only: El Centro and Carruthers, Take a Hike

Leslie Lozada, Editor in Chief February 21, 2023

At the start of the Spring semester of 2023, some full-time students were unable to receive their Ventra U-Pass within the first week of the semester.    Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU)...

BREAKING: Vice President of Enrollment Management Kimberley Buster-Williams to Resign

Dan Maurer, News Editor February 9, 2023

Editors Note: This article was originally published exclusively online. In the original article it stated with certainty that Buster-Williams had hired someone who allegedly already held two full time...

Board of Trustees Meeting in the Golden Eagles Room.
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Faculty Ask the Board of Trustees to Pressure President Gibson to Resign

Scott Andrews, Writer February 7, 2023

Several faculty members voiced their concerns of mismanagement, incompetence and lack of transparency, regarding the looming deficit to the Board of Trustees. Dr. Olivia Perlow, the Department Chair Sociology,...

Public Comments Shine Light on Challenges, President Commits to Shared Governance Inclusion

Dan Maurer, News Editor February 7, 2023

With the Budget Town Hall of Jan. 24, 2023 fresh in everyone’s minds, there were multiple members of NEIU’s community ready to speak their minds at public comments during the Faculty Senate meeting...

President Gibson Allegedly Says Members of Faculty Senate “Individually Responsible” for No Confidence Vote

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor February 7, 2023

NEIU’s institutional crisis evolved quickly. A failure of the school to meet enrollment and retention goals for Fall 2022 triggered a no confidence vote on Nov. 15, 2022 against President Gibson's performance...

Faculty and student protesters at the university town hall meeting.

Faculty, Staff & Students Protest Town Hall Meeting Demanding Accountability From NEIU Administration

Scott Andrews, Writer February 7, 2023

A group of about 30 students and faculty members marched from the village square in the Student Union building to the auditorium on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 as the University executive cabinet, including...

Faculty Member Proposes Call for Immediate Intervention from Board of Trustees

Dan Maurer and Leslie Lozada January 26, 2023

NEIU’s Faculty Senate met on Jan. 17, 2023 for the first time this calendar year amid an administrative shake up and ongoing enrollment crisis for the university. During proceedings, Senator Aneta Galary...

University Administration Confirms Loaded Weapon Brought Into The Nest at NYE Party

Scott Andrews, Writer January 26, 2023

Chicago Police Department (CPD) and NEIU Police on New Year’s Day recovered a gun while they were responding to an altercation at The Nest, where a group of residents held an unsanctioned New Year’s...

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