The Independent

NEIU social media account accused of racism

Earnest Beeson, Writer

February 25, 2020

On Feb. 14, NEIU’s Instagram account posted a Valentine’s Day message that some deemed racially insensitive. The message portrayed NEIU school mascot, Goldie the Golden Eagle, with a caption that read “so heartsick over you I’m...ill-eagle.” Many in the university community believe the post to be in poor taste....

Five Love Stories That Don’t Suck

Robert Kukla, Arts & Life Editor

February 14, 2019

In spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are five love stories with more substance than just being a fluffy romance or a hot and steamy story. In other words, these are my top five love stories that don’t suck. In no particular order Simon vs the Homosapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. This does have a cute fluffy romanc...

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