The Independent

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...

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...

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

February 12, 2019

Over the last three months there have been several incidents of tagging and graffitiing on the three NE...

The Birds at the Nest: An Exchange Student’s Experience

The Birds at the Nest: An Exchange Student’s Experience

February 12, 2019

Living at the Nest is quite comfortable. You can wake up half an hour before your class and you still...

NEIU Police Blotter: Dec. 17 to Jan. 14

NEIU Police Blotter: Dec. 17 to Jan. 14

January 22, 2019

Jan. 14 – 5555 N. Bernard: NEIU police officers responded to a “disabled vehicle” in the middle of the...

One CCICS Student’s Experience

One CCICS Student’s Experience

January 22, 2019

I was starting a serious journey in my life; yet, it didn't feel like it. During high school, I was l...

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."

The importance of curating your own space: mental health and social media

The importance of curating your own space: mental health and social media

December 2, 2018

Editor's Note: Story contains heavy topics such as sexual assault and depression. I was abused by...

Is Instagram reviving poetry or killing the genre faster?

Is Instagram reviving poetry or killing the genre faster?

December 2, 2018

“Don’t ever quit your day job” is the advice I heard from an author who was visiting NEIU’s Creat...

NEIU student humanizes her story at ‘DACAmentation’ town hall

NEIU student humanizes her story at ‘DACAmentation’ town hall

December 2, 2018

NEIU is one of the 10 institutions nationally to receive a $35,000 microgrant from the Online News Associatio...

President Gloria J. Gibson addresses decline in enrollment

President Gloria J. Gibson addresses decline in enrollment

December 2, 2018

There were about 8,103 students  enrolled for the fall of 2018 and NEIU is concerned about rates droppi...

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