NEIU Independent

NEIU VP Terrell wins 2006 Monarch Award

Nick Gaudio, Writer September 28, 2006

Dr. Melvin C. Terrell, vice president for student affairs, has won the Monarch Award, an annual award presented by the Monarch Awards Foundation that salutes outstanding African American men in the Chicago...

Police Blotter

Nick Gaudio, Writer September 28, 2006

Stalking- The main campus of Northeastern Illinois University had a student report being followed around by an offender who seeks a relationship with her. This case, reported to Public Safety on Sept....

Poor graduation rates focus of public inquiry

Sophia Lopez, Writer September 28, 2006

Members of the Coalition for Latino Success at NEIU hosted a public inquiry on Sept.12 in Alumni Hall to address the low college graduation rates of students who attended Chicago Public Schools (CPS)....

Independent goes online

Amy Scoma, Writer September 27, 2006

The Independent has recently signed a partnership agreement with multimedia mogul, College Publisher to put the newspaper online. This process has been in the works since October of '05, according to...

President Steinberg’s final address to the university

Duncan Macnab, Writer September 26, 2006

"We learn from you as you will learn from us," opened University President Salme Steinberg in her final address to Northeastern's community. In her speech, she summarized what she has accomplished in her...

First look at who might replace President Steinberg

Tom Robb, Editor in Cheif September 26, 2006

Dr. Sharon Hahs, the first of two candidates being considered to replace outgoing President Salme Steinberg, visited all of Northeastern's campuses to meet with groups of faculty, administrators and union...

Two parking lots coming in January for El Centro

Tom Robb, Editor in Cheif September 26, 2006

Since Nov. 2004, El Centro students have not had a place to park. That will soon change, however, as El Centro will have the use of two parking lots as early as this January, according to Director of El...

No More “Free Speech Zone”

Felicia Maxa, Staff writer September 25, 2006

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Student Activities Office held its first free speech forum of the fall 2006 semester to introduce a new free speech proposal. The proposal, arranged by the Free Speech Taskforce...

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