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The Single-Ply Canary and a Lame Waddling

Dan Maurer, News Editor February 7, 2023

When I first came to Northeastern Illinois University, I did not know quite what to expect. I had previously attended the College of DuPage, a suburban community college. This was my first time learning...

A Call for Having a Fall Break Just Like the Notorious Spring Break

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor January 19, 2023

As students, you are probably familiar with spring break that takes place sometime during the month of March or April depending on the junior college or university you have transferred from. Spring break...

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The NEST – You’ve Never Lived Like This!

Mariana Silva Lindner, Arts & Life Editor November 15, 2022

Inside the NEST, Friday morning, 10 a.m.. Absorbed in thoughts, I'm just about to get on with my day's work when a blaring alarm jolts me out of my ruminations. A loud, raspy voice rings out, "TEST. TEST....

Rock-Climbing Is Like Playing A Platforming Adventure Video Game

Rock-Climbing Is Like Playing A Platforming Adventure Video Game

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor November 1, 2022

NEIU Campus Recreation hosts open climbing sessions on Thursdays from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gymnasium of the Physical Education Complex. NEIU has a monolithic and vertical rock-climbing wall that...

Military Conflict Between Russia and Ukraine: partial Mobilization, 1% of a Pack of Marmalade, Talks About the Important, and Whats Wrong With Navalny.

Military Conflict Between Russia and Ukraine: “partial” Mobilization, 1% of a Pack of Marmalade, “Talks About the Important,” and What’s Wrong With Navalny.

Olga Shalaeva, writer November 1, 2022

In all my years as a responsible citizen, I have not watched Russian propaganda TV channels and have spoken out against the regime. Instagram, Facebook, Telegram and other foreign news and anti-propaganda...

CXLXNXXLXSMX: How American Oversensitivity and a Desire for Inclusivity Trigger a Quasi-Colonization of Language

CXLXNXXLXSMX: How American Oversensitivity and a Desire for Inclusivity Trigger a Quasi-Colonization of Language

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor October 18, 2022

The United States is definitely a country of contrasts. While some people celebrate the beginning of the Hispanic Heritage month, which marks the Mexican declaration of independence from Spain by Miguel...

Student Loan Forgiveness: A Good First Step

Student Loan Forgiveness: A Good First Step

Dan Maurer, News Editor October 4, 2022

On Aug. 24, 2022, President Joe Biden announced that he would be canceling thousands of dollars in federal loan debt for individual students. Specifically up to $20,000 for Pell Grant recipients and up...

Reviving the Campus

Reviving the Campus

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor October 4, 2022

NEIU needs further revival due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a public health student, it is important to me to remind the reader that the pandemic is currently transitioning from the novel...

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CTA is Late on Customer Service: No U-Pass for Part-Time Students 

Scott Andrews, Writer October 4, 2022

CTA is Late on Customer Service: No U-Pass for Part-Time Students  By Scott Andrews Are you one of the 2,809 students at NEIU enrolled in less than 12 credit hours and categorized as a part-time...

The New Latina’s Bible: The Modern Latina’s Guide To Love, Spirituality, Family and La Vida

The New Latina’s Bible: The Modern Latina’s Guide To Love, Spirituality, Family and La Vida

Angie Ybarra, Writer September 21, 2022

I am Mexican/American, born and raised here in Chicago. When I was very young, I was fluent in Spanish but as time went on, and I was sent to school at a predominantly Polish Catholic School/Parish I spoke...

New COVID Booster!  You Should Get It!

New COVID Booster! You Should Get It!

Dan Maurer, News Editor September 21, 2022

The COVID-19 Pandemic has been going on for over two years now.  The worst is passed, and the danger is certainly winding down: masks are no longer mandated in most aspects of public life, container trailers...

Is the Biden administrations debt relief plan really beneficial to lower, middle-class students?

Is the Biden administration’s debt relief plan really beneficial to lower, middle-class students?

Adrian Lemus, writer September 21, 2022

The Biden Administration along with the Department of Education has announced a new three step plan to help working and middle-class Americans pay off their student debt. They are as follows: An extension...

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