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Your Vote Does Count: What Is Needed to Register to Vote

Your Vote Does Count: What Is Needed to Register to Vote

Angie Ybarra, Writer April 29, 2022

“My one vote doesn’t count anyway.” Have you said that before? Do you know anyone who has said that? Think about that statement. Elections are won or lost because so many people are apathetic about...

Navalny Review

Navalny Review

Elizaveta Kildishova, Writer April 29, 2022

“Navalny” is a 2022 documentary about Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition leader, Putin’s enemy, and threat number one. After his successful anti-corruption investigations of the most powerful,...

Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton Visits NEIU Talks About Importance of Teachers And Education

Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton Visits NEIU Talks About Importance of Teachers And Education

Eterniti Wiley, Writer April 29, 2022

Juliana Stratton, Lieutenant Governor of the State of Illinois, paid a visit to NEIU on April 21, 2022 and spoke about the issues of education in the state, among them are teachers dropping out of the...

Believing Sexual Assault Survivors

Believing Sexual Assault Survivors

Leslie Lozada, Campus Life Editor April 14, 2022

“Believe all survivors” was one of the many things said at a recent NEIU panel regarding sexual assault. You would think that is a given, right? Especially with the rise of the “Me Too” movement,...

Alternative Spring Break:  Selma, Alabama – A Reflection

Alternative Spring Break: Selma, Alabama – A Reflection

Angie Ybarra, Writer April 4, 2022

I was not expecting the trip to Selma, Ala. to be the way that it turned out. I was surprised, saddened, and angered. I laughed, cried, and was fearful. Now, as I sit at my dining room table, I miss my...

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“Babel,” and the Search for the “Perfect Human Being”

Almudena Yebra Romanillos March 12, 2022

The search for the perfect world, the perfect civilization, the perfect human being is a recurring theme, a fundamental question and perhaps intrinsic to our nature. How can we improve the world as a society,...

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NEIU Frustratingly Persists in On-Campus Mask Requirements

Monty Stites, Editor In Chief March 12, 2022

NEIU continues to mandate masks on campus in contradiction to new federal, state and local guidelines updated as of Feb. 28, 2022.  NEIU should now give people the choice of whether or not to wear...

Anti-Vaccine Mandate Letter Should Not Have Been Reported to NEIU Police

Anti-Vaccine Mandate Letter Should Not Have Been Reported to NEIU Police

Monty Stites, Editor In Chief March 1, 2022

On Jan. 23, 2022, NEIU faculty members received copies of a letter voicing opposition to the mask and vaccine mandates. The letter was, worrisomely, reported to campus police. Even though the letter...

Letter of Leadership NEIU International Club

Letter of Leadership NEIU International Club

Almudena Yebra Romanillos March 1, 2022

Northeastern Illinois University’s (NEIU) International Club is a new student organization at NEIU founded by local and international students during the Fall Semester, 2021. The aim of the International...

Feminist Activism Letter to the Editor

Feminist Activism Letter to the Editor

December 23, 2021

Dear NEIU community: We write to raise awareness about the dismal state of all-gender bathroom access on our Campus and demand all-gender multi-stall restrooms in all campus buildings. Last week our...

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The History of Thanksgiving Right or Wrong? What is the National Day of Mourning?

Angie Ybarra, Writer November 25, 2021

The turkey and all the trimmings. A long weekend. Black Friday deals. Playing a pilgrim or Indian warrior in the school play. That is what Thanksgiving is all about, right? All these years we have thought...

Letter of Leadership: Chess Club is Back!

Letter of Leadership: Chess Club is Back!

November 19, 2021

My name is Anthony Gunderson, an art student at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU). I am the new President of the Chess Club. Chess is a game played all around the world, designed for anyone with...

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