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Company dancer Monica Saucedo dances in Dame Libby Komaiko's

For the Love of the Dance

June 21, 2016

The gem of the J Building is at it again, celebrating their 40th anniversary the only way the Ensemble...

Jake Gyllenhaal in his chilling performance as Louis Bloom, petty criminal and ruthless freelance cameraman.

NightCrawler: Crime Culture is the New Pop Culture

February 24, 2015

Dan Gilroy’s film, “Nightcrawler,” expands on this meaning in such a dark and exciting way that...

Manic and unpredictable, Vanessa Valliere on stage in

Nasty, Brutish, & Short: A Puppet Cabaret – Program B

January 27, 2015

Puppets, for no good reason, occupy a strange and often misunderstood place in the world. They’re often...

Ken Davis, a founder of WZRD and The Independent's precursor, the print, presents to students in the Student Lounge

NEIU Meets The Media

January 27, 2015

Gathered in the student lounge below Beck’s Bookstore were about 30 or 40 students. They sat on sofas,...

Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump

Fall Out Boy Continues Dominance With “American Beauty/American Psycho”

January 27, 2015

Like many aging artists who have been in the music industry for over a decade, many fans have a hard...

You can be a soldier in Planetside 2. Or you can drive through a field of daisies.

Playing A Game Wrong: Planetside 2

January 27, 2015

There are varying degrees to which the rules of a game can be stretched. There are very good reasons...

Zen Hsu on Piano.

Art, Education Plus Competitiveness Makes Beautiful Music

January 27, 2015

The NEIU Concerto Competition was held at the Steinberg Fine Arts Center on Thursday, Jan. 22 in the...

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