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NEIU pays The Nest $600,000 due to low occupancy

NEIU pays The Nest $600,000 due to low occupancy

December 2, 2018

NEIU President Gloria J. Gibson informed the NEIU community that the university paid The Nest more t...

Pedroso Center restructuring, opens space to community, creates research center

Pedroso Center restructuring, opens space to community, creates research center

August 27, 2018

Operations Assistant Michael J. Partipilo said the Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural...

Gibson: Not just a president, a model for students

Gibson: Not just a president, a model for students

August 27, 2018

NEIU’s new president, Dr. Gloria J. Gibson, has been planning for the future and being “out and abo...

An unoriginal name for an unoriginal bill

An unoriginal name for an unoriginal bill

March 15, 2017

Since its inception, there has not been a piece of legislation in the last 20 years that has received...

The historical impacts of 2016

The historical impacts of 2016

December 6, 2016

The following events are occurrences from 2016 that will have a major impact on the countries affecte...

For Duckworth this nation’s security depends on education funding

For Duckworth this nation’s security depends on education funding

November 9, 2016

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a veteran of the Iraq war said to a group of students and faculty from NE...

USDA Awards NEIU Students Studying STEM

USDA Awards NEIU Students Studying STEM

May 24, 2016

Five students will be the chosen recipients of a $200,000 grant gifted to NEIU by the United States Department...

Walmart: Corporate Tyranny with a Smiley Face

Hiram Crespo

December 5, 2012

Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

  This Black Friday, a boycott was called against that All-American sweatshop Walmart, fueled by a decades-long litany of complaints by workers unable to earn a living wage, even while working full-time. Like many other giant corporations that seek to increase profits by relying on outsourcing production to China,...

Video games and sexism: How women are using twitter to speak up

Luis Elias Badillo

December 5, 2012

Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

  Here's a fun fact: The Entertainment Software Association reported in 2012 that 47 percent of all people who identify as gamers are female. That means nearly half of the industry’s 25 billion dollars comes from someone's mom, sister, girlfriend, wife, or daughter.  But when it comes to the game development community,...

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