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Rebecca Denham

January 23, 2019


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NEIU ‘Halloween Hangout’ fosters community building

NEIU ‘Halloween Hangout’ fosters community building

Saarah Junaid

November 6, 2018


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The Angelina Pedroso Center transformed into a scene with skeletons, mummies and bats on Oct. 25 during the “Halloween Hangout.” Ominous background music filled the ears of participants and Halloween themed food was available. Halloween Hangout was hosted for the NEIU community and participant...

Daphne Watson

October 30, 2018


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Amaris E. Rogriguez

October 30, 2018


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Amaris E. Rodriguez is the Independent’s co-managing editor and opinions editor. She is a senior at NEIU pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in journalism. Rodriguez first developed a passion for journalism in her “Into to Journalism” class, which led to becoming a staff writer...

NEIU Alum Gives Philosophy Lecture on oppression

Shane Dunn

October 26, 2018


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NEIU alum and Marquette University professor Jorge Montiel held a lecture on campus on what he said are important aspects of contemporary social and political philosophy. Montiel’s lecture is a part of the “Philosophy Colloquium Series” on NEIU’s main campus. He said his opinion is rather...

Robert Kukla

August 9, 2018


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After Years of Uncertainty, Illinois Gets Budget Approved

After Years of Uncertainty, Illinois Gets Budget Approved

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

July 24, 2018


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Illinois lawmakers approved a budget for the 2019 fiscal year after two years of delay. Illinois hasn’t had a state budget since Gov. Bruce Rauner took office in 2015, though the Illinois Constitution requires the Governor to submit a balanced budget to the General Assembly every year. In a ...

Green Arrow: Rebirth ends it’s two year run with ‘The Fall of Green Arrow’

Hussain Khemani, Writer

March 27, 2018


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Issue 38 of Green Arrow “Long Live the Queen”, which was released this March, concludes Benjamin Percy’s two-year run with “Green Arrow: Rebirth.” His series was able to return the character of Green Arrow to his social justice roots and make him a hero fighting against the establishment. This...

Regina M. Torres

February 14, 2018


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Angel Rodas

February 14, 2018


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Daniela Arteaga

February 14, 2018


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Chris Laurent

February 14, 2018


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