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‘I was unaware’

‘I was unaware’

October 8, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, university President Gloria Gibson finally presented herself to face her students at...

Students reaction to president’s town hall

Students reaction to president’s town hall

October 8, 2019

Some students indicated that they believed the Student Town Hall with President Gloria Gibson on Sept....

President Gibson explains herself at town hall

President Gibson explains herself at town hall

October 8, 2019

President Gloria J. Gibson affirmed that she herself had picked former White House press secretary, Sean...

One of approximately 200 protesters outside Lech Walesa Hall. | Photo by Ata Younan

A good win for civic engagement

September 24, 2019

On Aug. 22, at 1:06 p.m., President Gloria J. Gibson sent an email to students and faculty at NEIU, a...

Distinguished lecture series: Politics, the press and the presidential election

Distinguished lecture series: Politics, the press and the presidential election

September 24, 2019

On Thursday evening, Sept. 12,  an individual rushed the stage during the sixth installment of the Da...

Students ‘unafraid’ to talk about free speech

Students ‘unafraid’ to talk about free speech

September 24, 2019

One hour before NEIU’s Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series was scheduled to host Sean Spic...

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...

Community petitions dis-invitation of Spicer

Grace Yu, Campus Life Editor

September 10, 2019

The controversial invitation elicits protestation and almost 500 signatories to demand withdrawal of the invitation. “Dear Dr. Gibson, we are appalled that former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has been invited to speak at Northeastern Illinois University. This is an insult to all NEIU students and employees who a...

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...

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