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Sachs Administration Building (C Building) on NEIU's main campus.

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...

Students can request a police escort to their vehicle when leaving campus late at night.

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...

Jacob Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies

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

Chuck Sipps, Arts and Life Editor

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."

Student Counseling Services (B-119) is free for NEIU students and it's confidential. Their phone number is 773-442-4650

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...

My personal collection of poetry books by

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 Melanny Buitron speaks to fellow panelists about her journey being a DACAmented student.

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...

Ahmad Simmons in “High Fidelity.” NEIU students get one free ticket with student I.D.

The power of forgiveness shines in ‘High Fidelity’

December 2, 2018

Stage Center Theatre’s production of “High Fidelity” opened this past Thursday, Nov. 29 and it w...

NEIU pays The Nest $600,000 due to low occupancy

NEIU pays The Nest $600,000 due to low occupancy

December 2, 2018

NEIU President Gloria J. Gibson informed the NEIU community that the university paid The Nest more t...

NEIU and Green Conservation Group work towards sustainability on campus

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

December 2, 2018

Throughout the semester, NEIU’s Green Conservation Group (GCG) have been working with Friends of the Forest Preserve and Friends of the Chicago River. GCG’s President Stephanie Teresi said, “We worked with Friends of the Forest Preserves on doing restoration work and local habitat. So we burned and cut down Buckthor...

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