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A call to action: Support higher education

A call to action: Support higher education

May 28, 2019

  As many of you know NEIU has struggled economically in recent years. Many students, including...

Spring commencement speaker inspires self-advocacy

Spring commencement speaker inspires self-advocacy

May 28, 2019

Maria Woltjen gave the commencement speech at NEIU’s 2019 graduation ceremony on May 6. The founder and executive director of The Young Cent...

NEIU’s pantry helping year round

NEIU’s pantry helping year round

May 28, 2019

Located in the basement of building E, next to the cafeteria, NEIU’s Student Pantry provides perishable...

A Mexican journalist who worked in the Panama Papers speaks in NEIU

A Mexican journalist who worked in the Panama Papers speaks in NEIU

March 28, 2019

On March 14, Northeastern Illinois University received the guest speaker Mago Torres, who is a Mexican journalist, researcher and scholar that c...

Jazz Musician Chloe Feoranzo Gives Beautiful Performance

Derisha Rouse, Photographer

March 26, 2019

Chloe Feoranzo, a popular jazz musician, has returned to grace the NEIU’s Jewel Box stage with her beautiful clarinet. This is her second time performing on campus, but this time she was accompanied by three other musicians, Molly Teeves on vocals and acoustic Guitar, Nahum Zdybel on electric guitar and Ted Long on stron...

NEIU Math Department Holds Pi Day Celebration

Victoria Hong, Writer

March 26, 2019

Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is about 3.14159 regardless of the size of the circle. Dr. Nabil Kahouadji explained that not only is pi a constant for all circles, but it is also an irrational a...

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

February 12, 2019

Over the last three months there have been several incidents of tagging and graffitiing on the three NE...

Chicago’s Feb. 26 Municipal Election: What to Know

Chicago’s Feb. 26 Municipal Election: What to Know

February 12, 2019

The 2019 municipal elections are coming up on Feb. 26. The city of Chicago will vote on the positions for ...

Student Sues NEIU on ADA Violations, Illegal Search, Racial and Harassment Discrimination Allegations

Student Sues NEIU on ADA Violations, Illegal Search, Racial and Harassment Discrimination Allegations

January 22, 2019

Editors note: This article has been updated to reflect the most current information available. 2-26-2019 NEIU student a...

Filing FAFSA Early at NEIU

Filing FAFSA Early at NEIU

October 17, 2018

Oct. 1 began the application period to file FAFSA. NEIU’s Early FAFSA Task Force committee “#EarlyF...

Early Voting at NEIU

Early Voting at NEIU

October 17, 2018

The voting polls for early voters opened on Thursday, Sept. 27 for the gubernatorial elections. All...

NEIU Professor Shines Light On Dull Architecture with Photography

NEIU Professor Shines Light On Dull Architecture with Photography

October 17, 2018

        NEIU professor Nathan Mathews is shining a bright light on dull architecture with his p...

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