The Independent

Marco Mendoza

May 28, 2019

Ankush Vyas

May 16, 2019

Ankush is a student at Northeastern Illinois University majoring in Accounting and minoring in Sociology. He is an enthusiastic front-end developer who loves creating websites and developing content. His interest in media comes from inspiring educators in media, theater, and sociology.

Frannie Mendoza

May 14, 2019

Frannie is the Marketing and Advertising Director and loves her role at the Independent because she gets to interact with the entire NEIU community while also being able to build a creative portfolio. She worked for California Pizza Kitchen as store trainer and brand ambassador before going back to scho...

Joanna Vaklin

May 1, 2019

Rebecca Denham

January 23, 2019

Daphne Watson

October 30, 2018

Amaris E. Rogriguez

October 30, 2018

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...

Robert Kukla

August 9, 2018

Regina M. Torres

February 14, 2018

Angel Rodas

February 14, 2018

Daniela Arteaga

February 14, 2018

Chris Laurent

February 14, 2018

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