Northeastern Illinois University's student-run newspaper

NEIU Independent

Northeastern Illinois University's student-run newspaper

NEIU Independent

Northeastern Illinois University's student-run newspaper

NEIU Independent

Faculty Senate Passes a Resolution for Board of Trustees to Remove Dr. Gibson from the Presidency

Faculty Senate Passes a Resolution for Board of Trustees to Remove Dr. Gibson from the Presidency

Scott Andrews, Writer April 4, 2023

The NEIU Faculty Senate passed a resolution for the Board of Trustees to immediately remove President Gloria J. Gibson from office. President Gibson made a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for...

SGA Town Hall Platform for Admin

SGA Town Hall Platform for Admin

Dan Maurer, News Editor April 4, 2023

The NEIU’s Student Government Association (SGA) held a town hall meeting with little participation from its student members. The vast majority of the meeting was given over to presentations by a number...

Johnson vs. Vallas: Which Mayoral Candidate Will Prevail in the Run-off?

Johnson vs. Vallas: Which Mayoral Candidate Will Prevail in the Run-off?

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor April 4, 2023

Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas will face off in a runoff election for Chicago Mayor on April 4, 2023. They were the two leading candidates in the Feb. 28 mayoral election where none of the nice candidates...

Campus Free Speech Under Threat? Faculty Speak Out Against New Policy

Scott Andrews, Writer March 21, 2023

Faculty are concerned an interim workplace violence policy could be used as retaliation for exercising their freedom of speech against their superiors or NEIU administration. The university is considering...

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Professors March for Fair Contract

Dan Maurer, News Editor March 21, 2023

A green tide of professors marched through the halls of Northeastern Illinois University, chanting “Union power on the rise” and “No more admin tricks and lies.” On March 2, 2023, they marched...

Faculty Say Dr. Wamucii Njogu Is Fundamentally More Qualified To Lead NEIU Out of Multiple Crises

Scott Andrews, Writer February 21, 2023

On Jan. 26, 2023, over 170 faculty, staff, and students sent a letter to Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Board of Trustees asking that Dr. Wamucii Njogu be instated as the Interim President of Northeastern...

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...

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