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NEIU Artist Spotlight: Katharina Losacco

NEIU Artist Spotlight: Katharina Losacco

December 3, 2019

Northeastern Illinois University alumna Katharina Losacco is an aspiring poet unafraid of projecting the...

America’s desensitization to mass shootings

Matthew Rago, Managing Editor

December 3, 2019

Editor's Note: Since we published this article three days ago, America has endured two more high-profile mass shootings. On Dec. 4, a shooting spree at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard left three dead, three days ahead of the annual Pearl Harbor commemoration. Two days later, a shooter indiscriminately shot 11 people at the Nav...

Juan Garcia gets the ball rolling

Juan Garcia gets the ball rolling

November 19, 2019

As an avid regular of NEIU’s on-campus soccer club, senior NEIU student Juan Garcia harbors an immense ...

The Power Closet as an empowerment resource

The Power Closet as an empowerment resource

November 19, 2019

On Nov. 16, NEIU hosted its annual Etiquette Gala. The night included etiquette lessons from Rashada ...

A one woman show: ‘Discovering Marie’

Ana Peres Bogo, Writer

November 19, 2019

 As part of the 3rd annual Women in Science Conference on Nov. 14, Dr. Maria Boundas Bakalis brought her striking one-woman rendition of “Discovering Marie Curie” to the NEIU stage.  The conference celebrates women in science, a field that still has a male predominance. This year’s topic of Women in Chemistry offered Bak...

Go green this spring semester at NEIU

Humberto Ortiz, Production Editor

November 19, 2019

This spring, NEIU is offering 60 courses across varying disciplines which focus on the issues of climate change. As climate change emerges as a hot topic around the world, an international effort to discuss and rectify climate change has manifested itself. NEIU offers a multitude of disciplines for students across several...

Third Annual Women in Science Conference

Third Annual Women in Science Conference

November 19, 2019

On Nov. 14, NEIU hosted the third annual Women in Science conference which celebrates women's contributions...

Students helping students succeed

Students helping students succeed

November 19, 2019

Most NEIU students are familiar with the Advising and Career Development Center, but not very many know ...

DACA under assault from Trump and the U.S. Supreme Court

Matthew Rago, Managing Editor

November 19, 2019

The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court appears likely to side with the Trump administration's agenda of ending the Obama-era’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides a level of immunity for young, undocumented immigrants currently living and working in the United States. Without DACA p...

Campus Life Calendar 11/5-11/18

November 5, 2019

Your weekly dose of campus activities and events.

Verónica Gerber Bicecci’s “Empty Set”

Verónica Gerber Bicecci’s “Empty Set”

November 5, 2019

As part of the Lit & Luz Festival organized by MAKE Literary Productions, the NEIU campus was recently gr...

Halloween Hang-Out

Halloween Hang-Out

November 5, 2019

The Pedroso Center had a Halloween hang-Oout so that students would be able to celebrate the holiday i...

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