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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...

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...

CCICS campus embraces culture, community and family

CCICS campus embraces culture, community and family

January 22, 2019

NEIU has roots on the Southside of Chicago. In the heart of Bronzeville on 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. lies th...

Archival Political Buttons in the Ronald Williams Library

Archival Political Buttons in the Ronald Williams Library

November 6, 2018

Political buttons from the last several decades had the dust brushed off of them to be displayed in Ronald Wil...

Independent places 6th in ‘Best of Show’ at national college media convention

Independent places 6th in ‘Best of Show’ at national college media convention

November 6, 2018

The Independent news staff placed 6th for the “Best of Show” award at the 2018 ACP/CMA National Co...

Alternative Spring Break Program Now Accepting Applications

Alternative Spring Break Program Now Accepting Applications

November 6, 2018

The opportunity to engage with people in different communities, states and countries is once aga...

Exploring Math in a New Way: Math Department Holds Annual Open House

Exploring Math in a New Way: Math Department Holds Annual Open House

November 6, 2018

NEIU students explored math courses during the annual mathematics department open house. Math majors and stu...

NEIU Police Blotter: Oct. 3 – Nov. 1

NEIU Police Blotter: Oct. 3 – Nov. 1

November 6, 2018

Oct. 3 - The Nest: Officers responded to verbal dispute between roommates. A verbal threat was made prior ...

Lech Walesa Hall follow-up: artwork taken down is relief to some

Lech Walesa Hall follow-up: artwork taken down is relief to some

November 6, 2018

The artwork removal located in Lech Walesa Hall (LWH) was one of the first decisions made by President...

Forward 150 Prioritization Committees ask for NEIU Feedback

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under News

The Forward 150 Program Prioritization committees and tasks forces met to discuss the upcoming deadlines and timeline on April 26 2018. This program was proposed by former Interim President Richard Helldobler in an effort to prepare NEIU for the Illinois budget deficit and academic funding. Earlier this month, the Steering Committee r...

2018 Commencement: NEIU Students and Congressman Receive Degrees

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under News

Audio of Luis Gutierrez's speech from Commencement There were 931 undergraduate and graduate students dressed in blue and black gowns who  marched into UIC’s Pavilion with pride to receive their diplomas on May 7. The Chair of Mathematics and Faculty Senate, Lidia Filus, called the ceremony to order and was followed ...

Votes have been tallied and results are in: 2018 Student Government Elections

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under NEIU, News

Out of the total 8,051 student enrolled for the spring 2018 semester, 302 students went online to vote in the student government association (SGA) election. The votes have been counted and the results for the 2018 SGA election are in. The executive board will be the following: President, Ashlei Ross; Vice President, E...

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