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Alternative Spring Break Program Now Accepting Applications

Alternative Spring Break Program Now Accepting Applications

November 6, 2018

The opportunity to engage with people in different communities, states and countries is once aga...

From the Desk of the Editor

February 20, 2013

The upcoming Board of Trustees (BoT) meeting will address several important items for students and faculty to be aware of. Action Item A, pertains to the recommendation of immediate tenure for the new Provost and Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Richard Helldobler. Helldobler, whose appointment was announced in December...

The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium: Preview

Matthew Greenberg, Sports Editor

October 3, 2012

  Jon Stewart, anchor of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, has accepted a challenge put forth by Bill O’Reilly, host of Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor. The two pundits will debate for 90 minutes in presidential debate format, about the current presidential election on Oct. 6, 2012, at 7 p.m. CT, from George Washington University in Washington D.C. The event, aptly named “The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium,” will be streamed live for $4.95, and half of the profits will be donated to various charities. For more information, visit the event’s official website:

Muse O’Fire

October 3, 2012

  Muse O’Fire, a collaborative work of poetry and music is coming to the NEIU Recital Hall at 3 p.m. on Oct. 16, 2012. Wordsmith Carolyn Aguila melds her own personal twist on poetic formalism with the accentuating melodies played by three acclaimed Chicago musicians; Steve Hashimoto, leader of the bands Mothra and Sueños, on bass; Aaron Koppel, leader of the Aaron Koppel Quartet, on guitar and Chicago Jazz festival regular Nils Higdon on percussion. Aguila, author of Flirting with Rhyme and Reason, is also an NEIU alumni....

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