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NEIU students participating in NEIU's Alternative Spring Break Program. Photo provided by Veronica Rodriguez and used with permission.

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...

NEIU to offer same in-state tuition for Puerto Rican residents

Sarahy Lopez, News Editor

November 28, 2017

NEIU announced it will charge in-state tuition to students who are residents of Puerto Rico for a two-year period during the Board of Trustees meeting of Nov. 16. The disaster of Hurricane Maria in September left thousands homeless and without water and electricity. Colleges and universities in Puerto Rico were closed down...

Puerto Rico needs more than prayers

Puerto Rico needs more than prayers

September 27, 2017

Less than three weeks ago I rode out Hurricane Irma in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, the oldest city in...

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