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Current student Wendy Cruz was brought to tears by the thought of Spicer
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SGA organized town hall for Sean Spicer lecture

September 10, 2019

With a 24 hour notice, approximately 30 students, staff and faculty met in the North Side campus cafete...

NEIU’s active shooter preparedness plan

Rebecca Denham, News Editor

August 27, 2019

In light of the shootings in El Paso, Texas on August 3 and in Dayton, Ohio on August 4, President Gibson released a statement to the NEIU community on Monday, August 5. It read, “This type of violence must end, and we all must do what we can to promote a more just and peaceful world. We can start by looking at ourselves...

Campus safety is a community concern

Laura Rojas, Writer

February 8, 2017

The issue of campus safety affects the entire NEIU community. An example of an incident that occurred at a college campus was Ohio State University in November 2016. WBNS 10, a news television station from Columbus, Ohio, reported that Abdul Razak Ali Artan was the suspect identified in the incident regarding 11 pedestri...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

October 7, 2014

The following offenses occurred on NEIU’s main campuses between the dates of Sep. 1 to Sep. 18. A portion of offense...

Safety Tips from Sergeant Schulz

Emmanuel Gonzalez, Managing Editor

August 22, 2014

  With school starting, it’s important to keep in mind certain habits that will keep the NEIU community a safe environment to learn and grow. The Independent sat down with Campus Police Sgt. John Schulz and he shared tips for incoming students, and even some for existing students: “Be careful where you leave...

Safety Issues At NEIU

Safety Issues At NEIU

February 21, 2013

  Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is experiencing an increase of student complaints ...

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Campus Police Offer Safety Tips

February 21, 2013

Crime and security threats happen at schools all around the nation, including Northeastern Illinois University...

YOU are the Force Behind Campus Safety!

Linda Monacelli, Staff Writer

September 6, 2012

  So maybe you're fresh out of high school, new to college, and ready to explore and tackle the world of higher education. Or perhaps you're a professor on campus, looking forward to an exciting semester with a fresh batch of eager minds. You could also be an administrator, member of the maintenance crew, graduate student,...

Eagle Eye Editorial

Lakeesha J. Harris, Senior Staff Writer

March 5, 2012

While doing her homework in the LWH lower level computer lab last week, my 17-year-old daughter was verbally assaulted. The assailant wasn't a student of NEIU, and gauging from my personal interactions with him, he was not mentally stable either. In the effort to stabilize the situation, I found myself requesting the services...

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