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You Are Not Alone: NEIU’s K(no)w More Program Offers Help to Victims of Domestic Violence

You Are Not Alone: NEIU’s K(no)w More Program Offers Help to Victims of Domestic Violence

Erwin Lopez Rada and Leslie Lozada October 20, 2022

Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive control that one person exercises over another, as defined by the Illinois Coalition Against Violence. The perpetrator can include partners, family members and...

FACTS: NEIU Offers Plenty Opportunities to Foster Your Professional and Academic Growth

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor October 20, 2022

According to data from the 2020-2021 school year 51% of NEIU students received Federal Student Aid. NEIU’s population is above the median age of a typical college student, and often come from working...

NEIU Faculty Senate Passes Motion For a Vote of No Confidence on President Gibson’s Job Performance

NEIU Faculty Senate Passes Motion For a Vote of No Confidence on President Gibson’s Job Performance

Dan Maurer and Monty Stites October 18, 2022

   NEIU Faculty Senate unanimously passed motions to hand votes of confidence or no confidence to the Faculty Assembly on President Gloria J. Gibson and the Board of Trustees in an Oct. 11, 2022...

New Tool to Fight COVID-19: Updated Boosters

New Tool to Fight COVID-19: Updated Boosters

Scott Andrews, Writer September 21, 2022

The world is nearly three years into the worst pandemic since the Spanish flu of 1918, and COVID-19 does not seem to be going away anytime soon. People are still getting sick with the newly mutated variants,...

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How to Combat Student Stress

Ananth Prabhu, Sports Editor September 19, 2022

As college students, you may be experiencing stress from a multitude of sources. Some of those sources may be from a job, family members, friends, professors, mental health, physical well-being, or fear...

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NEIU Master Student Instagram Hack

Leslie Lozada, Editor in Chief September 6, 2022

Criminals hacked into a NEIU graduate student Instagram account on Sunday, August 28, 2022 ratcheting up hundreds of dollars and affecting several NEIU students in the process. Antonio “AJ” Turner...

Illustration made by Savannah Owens

Thieves Steal 2 Catalytic Converters From Cars Parked On NEIU Campus

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor September 6, 2022

Thieves stripped the catalytic converters from two Toyota Prius cars in heists that occurred in the parking garage and Parking Lot F on the NEIU main campus in a span of less than 24 hours.   NEIU...

Photo Credits: NEIU Police Department Facebook Page

Cindy Guerra Becomes First Latina Interim Chief of NEIU Police

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor September 6, 2022

On her last day at the Chicago Police Department (CPD), Lieutenant Cindy Guerra made a trip to the outskirts of Chicago to visit Officer Skip, her now retired horse mount, whom she rode during the five...

Data from NEIU FY 2023 Budget Town Hall.

NEIU Leadership Predicts Enrollment Decline for FY 2023 Budget

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor August 17, 2022

  Correction:  This article has been amended. In the prior version we incorrectly said that NEIU President Gloria Gibson had a position in the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). We...

Russian military officers suggested that Kremlins objectives had extended up to Transnistria, in Moldova.

NEIU Event Addresses Brutality of War, Future Scenarios in Ukraine

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor April 29, 2022

“We have not seen something like this in 80 years.” That is the most common thing you hear on the streets about Ukraine. “I thought we were over this kind of behavior,” is another common opinion....

Old Irving Co. is one of the Breweries participating in the event. Old Irving Brewing Co. by is marked with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

News Nuggets No. 2

Erwin Lopez Rada and Monty Stites April 27, 2022

NEIU Administration Will Discuss 2023 Budget With Community in April 27 Town Hall   NEIU President Dr. Gloria Gibson’s administration will explain the status of the school’s budget for the...

Candidates Election Information – 2022

April 12, 2022

Candidates and Running Positions: Brian Tran Chief of Staff Destiny Davis COC Representative Glenisha white COC Representative Hannah Grajciar Communication and...

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