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NEIU Campus Recreation Sparks a Bright Future for Intramural Sports

NEIU Campus Recreation Sparks a Bright Future for Intramural Sports

Josh Lasko, Writer April 4, 2023

NEIU’s Campus Recreation has a very dedicated, passionate and competitive basketball community. It is not hard to find when someone is playing one of the world’s most beloved sports at the time the...

Get Your Heart Pumping With Spin Class Express: The Ultimate Cardio Workout

Get Your Heart Pumping With Spin Class Express: The Ultimate Cardio Workout

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor April 4, 2023

NEIU’s Campus Recreation offers a weekly Spin Cycle Express class at 1 p.m. every Wednesday. The activity is about exploring and experiencing the benefits of cardiovascular fitness activities on a stationary...

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NEIU Student Wins Gold and Silver in Special Olympics

Leslie Lozada, Editor in Chief February 21, 2023

The Special Olympics in Illinois offers over 30,000 participants a chance to compete in 18 sports. One of the 13 state sports competitions offered each year, the 2023 Winter games, which are held in Galena,...

Recreation Center activities for Spring 2023 semester.
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Rec Center Services and Activities

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor February 7, 2023

The Campus Recreation Center at NEIU’s P.E. Complex has five new and classic fitness classes taking place during the Spring 2023 Semester. All of the fitness classes are open to students and community...

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Campus Rec Amenities and Spring Semester Plans

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor January 19, 2023

When considering the commitment of attending a local or campus gym, it is imperative to understand the availability of the features that it offers. Simply put, all gyms vary. NEIU’s Physical Education...

Update: Campus Pool

Update: Campus Pool

Michael Hale, writer November 1, 2022

        The reopening of the NEIU’s campus  pool will not be anytime in the near future. Through talking to Dr. Terry Mena, Vice President and Dean of Students for Student Affairs, and students...

NEIU Boxing Club is a Great Place to Learn the Noble Art of Punching

NEIU Boxing Club is a Great Place to Learn the Noble Art of Punching

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor October 18, 2022

Are you interested in a tool-based self-defense activity? If so, Boxing Club may align with your swagger. Boxing Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 - 6 p.m. at P.E Complex’s Racquetball Court...

Sports Performance Is Not Just for Athletes

Sports Performance Is Not Just for Athletes

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor October 18, 2022

The Sports Performance Group Fitness Class takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. in the P.E. Complex.   The group fitness class is instructed...

Upcoming and Ongoing Recreation Center Activities

Upcoming and Ongoing Recreation Center Activities

Ananth Prabhu, Health & Sports Editor October 5, 2022

The NEIU Recreation Center, also known as the Physical Education Complex (PEC), is a place to hang out and have fun before, after and in between classes. It hosts dozens of activities, and there are more...

Sports Snacks

Sports Snacks

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor April 29, 2022

Bulls Suffer Crushing Defeats Against Milwaukee In Playoffs Weekend    The Chicago Bulls disappointed the fans that packed the United Center on two consecutive weekend nights by losing both...

This is par of the community members that showed up for the tournament.

Sports Snacks

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor April 28, 2022

NEIU Community Felt Basketball 3 v 3 Pick Up Tournament Like Homecoming For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, sport activities organized by the school were held at the NEIU P.E....

Chicago Fire Tops MLS Defense Rankings, In a Dreamed Start of Season

Chicago Fire Tops MLS Defense Rankings, In a Dreamed Start of Season

Erwin Lopez Rada, News Editor April 14, 2022

Ezra Hendrickson’s team had only allowed two goals in six games this season. Chicago Fire FC and FC Dallas played a scoreless game last week that could have been just another bleak performance...

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