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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 ...

President Gibson’s Plan for Tackling Decreasing Enrollment

Amaris E. Rodriguez, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

Enrollment at NEIU has been steadily decreasing over the years causing concern. President Gloria J. Gibson addressed the NEIU community on Nov. 27, 2018 stating that finding a solution to enrollment rates is a top concern. “I have to be very clear in saying that our enrollment numbers are not good. They do not meet my expec...

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

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

January 22, 2019

NEIU student alleges employees and campus police officers harassed and discriminated against him based...

Standstill on Lech Walesa Hall

Standstill on Lech Walesa Hall

January 22, 2019

Lech Walesa Hall (LWH), located on NEIU’s main campus, was named in honor of Polish politician and ...

Band Director Injured at NEIU Sues Over Injuries

Band Director Injured at NEIU Sues Over Injuries

January 22, 2019

Ralph Wilder, founder of the Rolling Meadows-based Northwest Concert Band, is suing Chicago Flyhouse...

NEIU student humanizes her story at ‘DACAmentation’ town hall

NEIU student humanizes her story at ‘DACAmentation’ town hall

December 2, 2018

NEIU is one of the 10 institutions nationally to receive a $35,000 microgrant from the Online News Associatio...

President Gloria J. Gibson addresses decline in enrollment

President Gloria J. Gibson addresses decline in enrollment

December 2, 2018

There were about 8,103 students  enrolled for the fall of 2018 and NEIU is concerned about rates droppi...

The power of forgiveness shines in ‘High Fidelity’

The power of forgiveness shines in ‘High Fidelity’

December 2, 2018

Stage Center Theatre’s production of “High Fidelity” opened this past Thursday, Nov. 29 and it w...

Archival Political Buttons in the Ronald Williams Library

Archival Political Buttons in the Ronald Williams Library

November 6, 2018

Political buttons from the last several decades had the dust brushed off of them to be displayed in Ronald Wil...

Eagle Fest: A Celebration of Registration

Eagle Fest: A Celebration of Registration

November 6, 2018

NEIU students registered for the spring 2019 semester lined up in front of Alumni Hall to attend “Eagle Fest,” a celebration...

Independent places 6th in ‘Best of Show’ at national college media convention

Independent places 6th in ‘Best of Show’ at national college media convention

November 6, 2018

The Independent news staff placed 6th for the “Best of Show” award at the 2018 ACP/CMA National Co...

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