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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...

Editors Robert Kukla, Amaris E. Rodriguez and Nicole F. Anderson pose with the Independent's

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...

Graphic by Brandi Nevares.

We need More Female Superheroes, leaders

October 23, 2018

Girls are more likely to envision themselves in leadership roles and be more confident when they see...

NEIU student Patrick Mercader stares at the pitch-black screens in Lech Walesa Hall. The screens were used to showcase the artwork from NEIU students and faculty protesting Lech Walesa's name after Walesa said homophobic comments.

President Gibson: Art installation in Lech Walesa Hall ‘has now run its course’

August 27, 2018

“I have decided the art installation displayed in Lech Walesa Hall has now run its course,” Pres...

Dr. Victor Ortiz is awarded a grant from The National Science Foundation.

National Science Foundation Grant Awarded to NEIU’s Victor Ortiz

August 27, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded NEIU’s Latino and Latin American studies professor Vict...

Maria Genao-Homs, Director of the Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs

Director of the Diversity Center leaves NEIU

June 20, 2018

Maria Genao-Homs, Director of Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs (APCDIA),...

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