The World's Story is Yours to Tell
The second annual Bastille Day Chicago 2013 Celebration was held on Saturday, July 13th as a Block Party, hosted by David…Continue
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“Is Harvard on Halsted?”
The last semester at NEIU during the Fall of 1982 concluded in graduation after I completed Student Teaching at Lincoln Park Magnet School which included Middle School for grades 6th, 7th, and 8th, for Spanish with the teacher Manuel Verdugo, and French with Maureen Dolan and Maureen Breen. I was working with the NEIU Education Department and Foreign Languages Division under assignment by Dr. Bonnie Busse and Dr. Rosalyn O’Cherony who worked with Dr.…
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CNN Personal Essay: Village of Lombard Suburban Homeowners Lose U.S. Mail, Civil Liberties, Personal Documents, and Freedom in DuPage County, Illinois 60148 USA
While living in the Village of Lombard for the last twenty (20) years as an Illinois resident homeowner and taxpayer, Lombard has been denying me essential human rights for contact by telephone, in person, the rights of receiving U.S. mail, including Civil Liberties for Civil Procedure and Due Process of Law. The Lombard…Continue
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Santiago de Cuba was the first capital of Cuba in 1514
“Celebrating 500 Years of History in the Americas”
During the tropical hurricane season in July, the historic city of Santiago de Cuba begins a month-long celebration in the Caribbean for the Americas and the entire world.
“Santiago de Cuba hosts this week-long festival that celebrates music and dance from all over the Caribbean area. Called by some the Festival del Caribe and by others the Festival del Fuego it aims at…
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The month of July starts with the taste of food festivals for the summer solstice. Food Fests remind everyone to eat a lot and with gusto during the summer and store energy for the long, cold winter months. In July, anyone can have a Taste of Anything, Anywhere one goes...including a Taste of Cuban cuisine; not only in Cuba, of course...
Ethnic cooking is everywhere in the USA, but authentic Cuban cuisine lives at the Centro Cultural Cubano de Nueva York. The 12th Annual Congress of…Continue
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Celebrating the Fourth of July for Independence Day in the U.S.A.
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The Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs gathers NEIU students, faculty, staff and members of the community at large to celebrate individual differences, promote dialog on topics of diversity and social justice.
The Center approaches diversity with a multiple social identity perspective so that people can identify with their specific…Continue
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La Cité Restaurant Turns Around The Ville de Québec in Canada
Where is My Portable Camera with My Father’s Photographs and My Travel Pictures Lost at Cité Restaurant in the Ville de Québec, Canada?
By Gardenia C. Hung, Summer 1982 Boursiére at l’Université Laval, Ville de Québec, Canada
In the summer of 1982, I visited the Cité Restaurant in the Ville de Québec where I was studying for a French Immersion at the University of Laval in Québec, Canada. Two Canadian women and I,…
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In 1867, the first experimental Teacher Training School was established in Blue Island, Illinois by the Cook County Commissioners who appropriated the money for 32 students.
Three years later, on September 21, 1870, the Normal School opened its new building in Englewood, Illinois.
The City of Chicago sponsored the Normal School which became the Chicago Normal School.
In 1938, the Normal School was renamed the Chicago Teachers College, the only tuition-free, four-year…
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Northeastern Illinois University is inviting Alumni to the 2013 NEIU Reunion and a special Welcome Home Luncheon for Chicago Teachers College Alumni on Friday, October 18, 2013. There will be a Medallion Ceremony for the Diamond Alumni of the Class of 1952 and Golden Alumni of the Class of 1962 in the afternoon on campus.
The Alumni Center is located in Building I at the entrance of 3701 Bryn Mawr for Registration and additional information about the NEIU 2013 Reunion this…Continue
Twenty years ago there was a wall along the lake, trash strewn about, graffiti littering the area, and people that were questionable harassing the passersby.
A small group of Rogers Park residents (Keith Lord, Katie Hogan, Regina Robinson, and Richard Kaufman) sat on Keith Lord's back porch and came up with a brilliant idea to change the face of this wall; An Artists of the Wall festival.
By cleaning up the area, painting the walls, and involving the police force in the…Continue
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AT THE LINKEDIN TOWN HALL MEETING WITH J.D. GERSHBEIN AND CAREER MOVES AT JVS CHICAGO
J.D. GERSHBEIN: LINKEDIN TOWN HALL MEETING
On the 10th Anniversary of LinkedIn, J.D. Gershbein invited everyone to the LinkedIn Town Hall Meeting at the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium sponsored by Linda Wolf from Career Moves at JVS Chicago on Monday, June 3, 2013, hosted by the Harold Washington Public Library in Chicago. Greg from the Business & Technology…Continue
Since I moved to the Village of Lombard, I had several near-death experiences and motor vehicles with mechanical failures leading to accidents on the Illinois roads and highways. There was a bullet h*** on the middle window of the Lombard Brick Bungalow facing Washington Boulevard at 502 South Westmore-Meyers Road in the Village of Lombard, York Township, County of DuPage, Illinois, United States of America. My Lombard neighbors residing directly across Washington Boulevard reported criminal…Continue
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The Crime Victims' Rights Act was signed into law on October 30, 2004. Under the Constitution, inalienable victims' rights include the following:
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In this Million Hearts Caregiver Challenge, R.S. Hung shares his loyal and friendly caregiver's story on how he advises, coaches, and supports his friend Tim, his Aunt Xiomara, his Cousin Ileana from Cuba, and other loved ones on how to prevent and control high blood pressure for a healthy heart. R.S. Hung also gives healthy tips on…Continue
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