The Independent

Upcoming state budget decision

Marco Mendoza, Production Editor

May 28, 2019

The NEIU Board of Trustees met in regular session to discuss the 2019 - 2020 budget on May 23. Questions were asked at this gathering, but some of them were left unanswered, one of  which was the budget on advertising. There was talk about the success of the school’s advertisements, both online and physical, and mentio...

A call to action: Support higher education

A call to action: Support higher education

May 28, 2019

  As many of you know NEIU has struggled economically in recent years. Many students, including...

NEIU’s pantry helping year round

NEIU’s pantry helping year round

May 28, 2019

Located in the basement of building E, next to the cafeteria, NEIU’s Student Pantry provides perishable...

NEIU’s very own aficionado: Becky Sarwate

Robert Kukla, Arts & Life Editor

May 28, 2019

Becky Sarwate is a NEIU alumna and currently teaches a class called Making Your Liberal Arts Degree Work For You, a class that I had the privilege to take during my final year as an undergraduate. Sarwate is not only a professor, but she also works full time for TransUnion, writes for different blog websites and is a pu...

9th Annual North by Northeastern Media Festival

April 23, 2019

Northeastern Illinois University’s Department of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) presents the 9th Annual North by Northeastern Media Festival and annual CMT Day awards ceremony. The entire University community is invited to see these student media projects and to celebrate the accomplishments of our CMT students. ...

Girl, Take Control Of Your Birth Control

Girl, Take Control Of Your Birth Control

April 23, 2019

Women are still experiencing the negative social stigma associated with taking charge of their sexual h...

NEIU’s Master of Social Work has achieved full accreditation in its program

NEIU’s Master of Social Work has achieved full accreditation in its program

April 18, 2019

The Council on Accreditation and the Council on Social Work Education granted initial accreditation to ...

Google, meet NEIU: a new partnership

Google, meet NEIU: a new partnership

April 10, 2019

During this summer, future computer science students who are seniors in high school and have been ad...

NEIU faculty celebrate each other and their work

NEIU faculty celebrate each other and their work

April 10, 2019

The story in on the Faculty Publications and Creative Works Reception, March 28, 2019 Sponsored by Aca...

A Mexican journalist who worked in the Panama Papers speaks in NEIU

A Mexican journalist who worked in the Panama Papers speaks in NEIU

March 28, 2019

On March 14, Northeastern Illinois University received the guest speaker Mago Torres, who is a Mexican journalist, researcher and scholar that c...

NEIU and Other Universities Across Chicago Lack Faculty Diversity

Nicole F. Anderson and Robert Kukla

March 28, 2019

NEIU is considered the most diverse public university in the midwest and the website claims the diversity “affects the core of the institution – we learn, teach, and work in an environment that is made richer, more relevant and more rewarding by the deeply diverse group of individuals that makes up our University communi...

NEIU’s new master’s program: public health

Luísa Soares, Writer

March 26, 2019

Students now have the possibility to join the new two to three year program of Master of Public Health (MPH) in the beginning of fall 2019 in Northeastern Illinois University’s El Centro campus. Through a broad range of current and future topics and issues in the area, the program offers the opportunity to pursue terminal ...

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