The Independent

Meningitis vaccine now mandatory for students

Amina Murati, Writer

October 8, 2019

NEIU sent out an email on Sept. 23 informing the student body that it is now mandatory for all students under the age of 22 to have been vaccinated for meningitis as soon as possible. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) describes meningitis as an inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Symp...

NEIU’s nurse Lasko discusses vaping

NEIU’s nurse Lasko discusses vaping

October 8, 2019

There has been a recent outbreak of vaping related deaths and lung illnesses across the country, including...

Jennie Lasko

Jennie Lasko

March 25, 2019

Jennie Lasko was raised in a world of adversity and diversity. As immigrants from the Philippines, her paren...

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