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McNair Scholars Program

McNair Scholars Program

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
October 31, 2017
Students can request a police escort to their vehicle when leaving campus late at night.

Police Blotter – 3/28/17

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
March 28, 2017
Students can request a police escort to their vehicle when leaving campus late at night.

Police Blotter – 3/14/17

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
March 14, 2017
Various universities participated in a rally held in Springfield urging lawmakers to fund higher education.

Inaction speaks louder than words

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
February 21, 2017
Students can request a police escort to their vehicle when leaving campus late at night.

Police Blotter – 2/21/17

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
February 21, 2017
Students can request a police escort to their vehicle when leaving campus late at night.

Police Blotter – 2/7/17

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
February 8, 2017
Police Blotter - 1/24/17

Police Blotter – 1/24/17

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
January 25, 2017
The historical impacts of 2016

The historical impacts of 2016

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
December 6, 2016

Police Blotter – 12/06/16

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
December 6, 2016
The Board convenes to vote on whether topics raised would go from suggestions to approved decisions.

Tuition increases approved

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
November 23, 2016

Police Blotter 11.8.2016

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
November 9, 2016
An executive meeting of the Board of Trustees gathered to discuss the pros and cons of executing a doctoral program at NEIU.

The pursuit of a doctorate

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
November 9, 2016
A’viands cleans up their act

A’viands cleans up their act

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
November 8, 2016

Police Blotter 10.25.16

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
October 26, 2016
Add these tips to your checklist!

Voting 2016: a short how-to list

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
October 26, 2016
Dr. Stack’s grant proposal earned the $5.6 million award, which will help fund the Exit on Time program.

NEIU receives $5.6 million grant

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
October 11, 2016
Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is Make America Great Again! amid lewd comments towards women and violent mannerisms towards minorities.

The race to the White House: Trump

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
October 11, 2016

Police Blotter 10.11.16

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
October 11, 2016

Police Blotter 9.27.16

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
September 28, 2016
Student Trustee Olivia Clark (right) and Trustee George Vukotich (left) listen as discussions progress about NEIU’s future.

Changes are on the way

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
September 27, 2016
President Sharon Hahs shares the well-being of NEIU before her retirement at the end of September.

State of University Address

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
September 27, 2016
After three-and-a-half years as provost, Richard Helldobler was named interim president July 26.

Helldobler Named Interim President

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
August 24, 2016
Company dancer Monica Saucedo dances in Dame Libby Komaikos Bolero.

For the Love of the Dance

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
June 21, 2016
Follet is stocking up for the upcoming summer semester.

Following up with Follett

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
April 19, 2016
The right to choose a political leader is the key to a democratic republic./Photo by Mary Kroeck

Does Voting Really Matter?

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
April 5, 2016
Jim Olech of the Outdoor Adventure Program, just hanging around.

Inside the Great Outdoors

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
March 15, 2016
Jim Olech of the Outdoor Adventure Program, just hanging around.

[Photo] Wrigley Renovations

Mary Kroeck, Opinion's Editor
March 15, 2016
Fred Hampton Jr. spoke on the Black Panthers fight for civil rights and his fathers legacy in that battle.

The Beauty of Black History

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
March 1, 2016
The balloons are released.

Commence with Graduation

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
January 19, 2016
Division 2 teams Koz Junior Stars and Hersey Huskies White go head- to- head

The Spirit of the Special Olympics

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
November 17, 2015
 WilBaptiste [left] and Kev Marcus [right] are trained
in classical music.

Black Violin: “Stereotypes”

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
September 22, 2015
Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill, left) and Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer, right) form an unlikely odd couple.

Say U.N.C.L.E.

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
August 25, 2015

Letter From The Editor

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
August 22, 2015
Goldie Himself

LET’S GO GOLDIE LET’S GO

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
August 22, 2015

Gatsby – Not the Movie

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
June 25, 2015
Year by year, state appropriations for public universities have dwindled, with 2015 being the fourth consecutive year NEIU has had budget cuts.

Nickel and Dime NEIU

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
June 23, 2015
The Poll Booths are Coming

The Poll Booths are Coming

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
October 21, 2014
Illinois flag.

Illinois State of Mind

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
September 9, 2014
The Land of WZRD

The Land of WZRD

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
September 9, 2014

Twelve Days of Spanish Dance

Rut Ortiz, News Editor
June 3, 2014
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