College of Law named a top choice for Latinos

From left: Second-year students and Latino/a Law Student Association members Gilberto Ruiz, Alicia Ayala, Claudia Cisneros and Danesa Tamayo stand with LLSA faculty adviser Professor Robert Jones.
Northern Illinois University’s College of Law has been named a Top 5 Regional Law School for Latina/o Students by Lawyers of Color, a minority legal organization. The school will be featured in the inaugural edition of the Latina/o Students Guide to Law Schools 2015, published by Lawyers of Color. Lawyers of Color previously recognized NIU Law as…

Is ‘gangsta rap’ a media-created phenomenon?

Lance Williams
Lance Williams, board chair of the Lupe Fiasco Foundation, will visit NIU at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, to offer a dynamic, multimedia presentation on “The Rap Music Industry: Truth, Lies and Videotape.” This mind-blowing presentation will shed light on how multinational media conglomerates, as one massive empire, use some aspects of the rap music industry…

E.B.O.N.Y. Women to present ‘Royals’ week

E.B.O.N.Y. Women Royals Week poster
E.B.O.N.Y. Women will present “Royals” during the week of Oct. 27. Several activities are planned: Monday, Oct. 27: The Royal Tea Party. 7 p.m. Holmes Student Center Illinois Room Tuesday, Oct. 28: Off with Your Head. 7 p.m. HSC Illinois Room Wednesday, Oct. 29: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall – “I Love Me.” 7 p.m. HSC Illinois Room Thursday, Oct.…

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