The Independent

The Independent

Low percentage of females in S.T.E.M

Joanna Vaklin

December 2, 2018

Filed under News

NEIU offers a multitude of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related majors, and while there are no restrictions as to who can sign up, STEM students are seeing an inconsistent balance between male and female students, staff and faculty. The NEIU mathematics and computer science major have a significant difference in ...

Eagle Fest: A Celebration of Registration

Eagle Fest: A Celebration of Registration

November 6, 2018

NEIU students registered for the spring 2019 semester lined up in front of Alumni Hall to attend “Eagle Fest,” a celebration...

NEIU Women in Upcoming ChicagoCHEC Conference

NEIU Women in Upcoming ChicagoCHEC Conference

October 23, 2018

Several women from the NEIU community will partake in the Women in Science Conference in Alumni Hall on Fr...

NEIU Hosts LGBTQ+ History Month

NEIU Hosts LGBTQ+ History Month

October 23, 2018

Throughout the month of October several NEIU departments and clubs hosted events for LGBTQ+ Histo...

NEIU Police Blotter for June 7 to June 23, 2018

NEIU Police Blotter for June 7 to June 23, 2018

July 3, 2018

  June 7: CCIS: A contractor’s vehicle was broken into by an unknown offender and a pack of ciga...

Forward 150 Prioritization Committees ask for NEIU Feedback

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under News

The Forward 150 Program Prioritization committees and tasks forces met to discuss the upcoming deadlines and timeline on April 26 2018. This program was proposed by former Interim President Richard Helldobler in an effort to prepare NEIU for the Illinois budget deficit and academic funding. Earlier this month, the Steering Committee r...

Festivals coming to Chicago

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Online Exclusive

Summertime Chicago is right around the corner and that means festivals, parades and nice weather. The following is a short list of some to keep an eye out for: May 26 – Randolph Street Market Festival The summer-long market street festival begins on May 26 at 10 a.m. and will be located on Randolph Street and Ogden A...

NEIU struggles to help homeless students

NEIU struggles to help homeless students

April 10, 2018

In the last year, about 10 percent of NEIU students experienced some form of homelessness. 44 percen...

Main Campus March Madness Bars

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

April 3, 2018

Filed under Sports

The March Madness Tournament teams were announced on Selection Sunday. The next steps for fans are to fill out the brackets and choose one of the many drinking spots to watch the games. Don’t wait until the last minute to choose a spot, the first game is March 13! The following bars on the Northside of Chicago will be airing the g...

Umphrey’s McGee teams up with the The People’s Music School

Umphrey’s McGee teams up with the The People’s Music School

January 30, 2018

The winter holidays are the perfect time to give back to the community and no one does it with as much...

Chicago Artists Stood Out at Pitchfork 2017

Chicago Artists Stood Out at Pitchfork 2017

July 25, 2017

Summer in Chicago is next to none because of its vibrant nightlife, diverse downtown atmosphere, food and m...

News  in brief 5/23/17

News in brief 5/23/17

May 22, 2017

Mayor Emanuel to borrow $389 million to finish school year Mayor Rahm Emanuel brings a $389 million ...

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