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Current student Wendy Cruz was brought to tears by the thought of Spicer
being on NEIU’s campus, or as she referred to it, “her home.”| Photo by Frannie Mendoza

SGA organized town hall for Sean Spicer lecture

September 10, 2019

With a 24 hour notice, approximately 30 students, staff and faculty met in the North Side campus cafete...

Teach in as an alternative to Spicer lecture

Rebecca Denham, News Editor

September 10, 2019

Organized by a four-part collaboration made up of the Student Government Association (SGA), the department of Academic Affairs, the department of Student Affairs and the University Professionals of Illinois (UPI), the Teach In, Speak Out, Think Together discussion will be taking place from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in...

NEIU offering Uber shuttle program between campuses

NEIU offering Uber shuttle program between campuses

September 10, 2019

Remember the NEIU shuttle program? The NEIU shuttle program consisted of a car with six seats that wo...

Free counseling on campus for students

Free counseling on campus for students

September 10, 2019

The Student Counseling Services (SCS) office, a department of Student Affairs, offers a variety of free...

Police Blotter March 13

March 16, 2018

The following occurred on the main campus between Feb. 22 to March 7:   Feb. 22 - Library: Officers responded to a c...

A depiction of the highest and lowest points of GDP growth rates between the first quarter of 2015 to the first quarter of 2016.

False Figures Lead to Declining Growth in China

June 21, 2016

China’s gross domestic product growth is steadily decreasing. According to a Bloomberg report published...

The bill was originally introduced in 2015 by Sen. John J. Cullerton to make a

Illinois Congress Approves Student Trustee Bill

June 21, 2016

The NEIU board of trustees was to put to vote an amendment at their upcoming meeting that could change...

Vigil for Orlando Shooting

Vigil for Orlando Shooting

June 21, 2016

NEIU held a vigil and a moment of silence on June 14 to honor the victims of the recent Orlando shooting....

Strikes Becoming Fashionable

Nell Greaney

November 14, 2012

  The Chicago Teachers Union Strike set the bar for other city unions that had been kicked around for too long. When the Chicago Teachers Union strike was finally settled, the battle ended with a few bruises, but needs were met. Let's be honest, the kids were pleased as punch that they got a small extension on their...

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