No. 18

Northeastern Neighbors
Foodies rejoice; mobile restaurants visit campus this fall
Food Truck Fridays make a stop at Northeastern
Through a pilot program organized by neighbors and the Hollywood-North Park Community Association, Northeastern served as the location for Food Truck Fridays this fall. Hundreds from the community and University came to sample and purchase food from local businesses. It was not only an opportunity to support these food trucks but a chance to get to know members of the community and University. Plans are underway to bring back trucks through Nov. 18. We hope to see you this coming Friday, Nov. 4, between 4 and 6 p.m. in Lot D (along Bryn Mawr Avenue) when we expect to have trucks from Aztec Dave's Mexican Food, Beaver's Donuts, Yum Dum dumplings and Jerk Modern Jamaican Grill. Trucks will move to the parking lot next to the Nest residence hall between 6 and 7 p.m. We hope you are able to stop by and try out some great food.
Cast your ballot early at Northeastern
Early Voting on the Main Campus starts today. Chicago residents can register or cast their ballots early through Friday in Room 003 of the Student Union Building, next to the cafeteria. The hours today, tomorrow and Friday are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Are you ready to go to the polls? BallotReady is now live with nonpartisan coverage of ballot guides for more than 25 states. Feel free to use this tool to find information about local, state, and federal candidates before you get to the voting booth.

Get in the holiday spirit with two great performances at NEIU
Northeastern's Jewel Box Series brings the Brass Roots Trio to campus on Friday, Dec. 2, for their Holiday Brass performance with trumpet, French horn and piano that form to sound like a small orchestra. Then, on Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4, Ruth Page Ballet's Nutcracker is back for three performances of this holiday classic. Order your tickets early as past performances have sold out each year. Please don't forget that parking permits are required at University lots.
Film buffs treated to classic movies
The Northwest Chicago Film Society makes rare and classic films available to local audiences in their original forms -- on 35mm and 16mm motion picture film. The screenings spotlight the restoration efforts of archives, studios and private collectors, as well as the experience of seeing films projected in a theater with an audience. Come join us for the remaining three films of the season: Topkapi (1964) on Wednesday, Nov. 23; The Heiress (1949) on Wednesday, Nov. 30; and Comfort & Joy (1984) on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Visit our website for more information.

Northeastern needs your input
Our neighborhood spans a large geography that encompasses businesses, institutions and residents who represent a very diverse array of viewpoints. It is important to us that we understand the issues and concerns -- about our events, programming and projects -- that can help strengthen our relationship as neighbors. We invite you to share your thoughts with us  online .

Northeastern Illinois University is and will always be a community ally. For more than five decades, Northeastern has been a North Park neighborhood anchor and a vital, positive citizen of the community, making available its green space, arts and cultural events, as well as adult and children's learning opportunities.

This electronic newsletter was produced by
Northeastern Illinois University's Office of the President.
For more information about the university's commitment
to being a good citizen of its community, click here:  NEIU Neighbor