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It’s Baseball Season But Where Are the Brothers?

Manuel M. Frencha, Staff Writer April 17, 2012

The smell of fresh cut grass, along with the sounds of batted balls being hit tells us that it is springtime, otherwise known as “Baseball Season.” In the African-American community, baseball has a...

Hot Dance and Fitness at NEIU

Jacklyn Nowotnik, Arts and Life Editor March 5, 2012

          Many of us have classes, work and other responsibilities to attend to, but it is important to schedule some quality work out time. A regular workout...

The Health Benefits Of Being A Vegetarian

Tamira Harvey, Staff Writer February 26, 2012

  If you have decided to become a vegetarian, or have been thinking about going "vegan" either for the health benefits or as a stand against the cruelty of animals, then you're making a smart...

White Sox and Cubs Hope to Find Success in 2011 with Revamped Rosters

Jeff Dutton , staff writer February 7, 2011

Baseball's spring training kicks off in a couple of weeks with pitchers and catchers set to report to camp in the middle of February. Both the White Sox and Cubs have pinned their hopes of bringing home...

Make the Most of Your Semester

Matthew Von Moss, Staff Writer February 7, 2011

The month of January has come and gone, taking with it many of our new year's resolutions. No matter if we swore to lose weight, get out of debt, or learn something about boxing, our good intentions could...

NEIU Intramural Sports Season

Roberto Rivera , Staff Writer February 7, 2011

The hard work that the student body endures every semester also comes with stresses that are sometimes overwhelming. However, these stresses can easily be subdued with some physical activity that is available...

Derrick Rose: MVP?

Brian Rogers, Contributor January 25, 2011

Lebron James. Kobe Bryant. Dirk Nowitzki. Steve Nash. Derrick Rose? The list of former MVP winners is a Who's Who of future Hall of Famers. Does Derrick Rose truly belong on that list? Over the years,...

The Icemen Cometh: NEIU’s Mens Hockey Team!

Roberto Rivera, Staff Writer January 25, 2011

    Northeastern Illinois University’s Golden Eagle center Ryan Kutak faces off against a rival center. Bringing in the spring semester with Chicago's usual cold January weather...

Da Bears dis year

Barb Greasy, Staff Writer September 26, 2006

In week two of the National Football League season, Detroit Lions receiver Roy Williams guaranteed his team a win over the Chicago Bears. Thirty-four points and four touchdown passes later, his promises...

Chicago Fire Soccer

Barb Greasy, Staff Writer September 26, 2006

On Oct. 8, 1997, on the 126th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, Chicago kicked off its inaugural season of the disaster's namesake, the Chicago Fire, which had just been founded as Chicago's Major...

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