The Independent

Gibson’s Silence on LWH Tells Us All We Need To Know

Charles Sipps

January 22, 2019

"His actions have made a major component of the NEIU student body feel unsafe and marginalized. It is the president’s duty to ensure the safety and well-being of all students at NEIU. She is failing in that charge."

President Gibson: Art installation in Lech Walesa Hall ‘has now run its course’

President Gibson: Art installation in Lech Walesa Hall ‘has now run its course’

August 27, 2018

“I have decided the art installation displayed in Lech Walesa Hall has now run its course,” Pres...

Celebrating Nett Day with Eric Garton

Celebrating Nett Day with Eric Garton

November 28, 2017

Nett Day took place in the Lech Walesa Hall ett Day on Nov. 15, featuring NEIU's College of Business and ...

Free Info Session for the Clinical Medical Assistant Course

August 7, 2017

A FREE information session for the non-credit Clinical Medical Assistant training program is scheduled for Monday, August 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Northeastern Illinois University's main campus located at 5500 N. St. Louis Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 Rm 2071 in Lech Walesa Hall Lech Walesa Hall is the building at the intersection...

Lech Walesa Hall: His name, here to stay

Lech Walesa Hall: His name, here to stay

February 8, 2017

Lech Walesa, workers' rights activist, leader of the Solidarity Party in Poland and former president ...

Was Lech Walesa a Paid Communist Informant?

Was Lech Walesa a Paid Communist Informant?

March 15, 2016

WARSAW, Poland—Protests sparked by broken trust occurred outside the Polish Consulate on Feb. 28 after...

Hate Crime on Campus

Hate Crime on Campus

September 23, 2014

  Lech Walesa Hall (LWH) has been the subject of mild controversy, since the former Polish president...

Lech Walesa Hall to Keep Name

Lech Walesa Hall to Keep Name

April 15, 2014

  In a recent email to the university community, NEIU President Sharon Hahs announced that the name of Lech Walesa Hall will curren...

NEIU Engages in Dialogues on Lech Walesa’s comments

NEIU Engages in Dialogues on Lech Walesa’s comments

April 12, 2013

Lech Walesa's anti-gay comments still have many students wondering how to feel regarding the building he is named after, Lech Walesa Hall. “They have to know that they are a minority and must adjust t...

LWH: A Hall of Homophobia

LWH: A Hall of Homophobia

April 12, 2013

As many LGBTQ Students at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) rally for Lech Walesa Hall (LWH) to be reverted back to the Classroom Building, NEIU Administrators have been relatively quiet concerni...

Man on the Street – NEIU Speaks Out On Lech Walesa

Man on the Street – NEIU Speaks Out On Lech Walesa

March 26, 2013

“What are your thoughts on the comments by Lech Walesa, and do you think he still deserves a hall named after him at NEIU?”

Lech Walesa’s Anti-Gay Comments Hit Home

Lech Walesa’s Anti-Gay Comments Hit Home

March 26, 2013

  Former president of Poland and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Lech Walesa, upset individuals ...

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