The Daily Northwestern

Officials heighten Tech security after sexual assault incident

Grace Johnson

November 9, 2009

Northwestern officials said they will implement extra security measures around the Technological Institute after a man sexually assaulted an NU student there Monday evening."Today, the University is reviewing security procedures in Tech as far as when the doors are locked and when lights are on in hal...

Blotter: NU student takes tumble down library stairwell, hits head; Evanston apartment burglarized

Grace Johnson

November 9, 2009

NU student takes tumble down library stairwell, hits headA female Northwestern student fell down six stairs in the second floor stairwell of the University Library, hitting her head on the way down, police said.The student later complained of head pain and scrapes on her left arm and reported losing ...

Blotter: Harassing phone call, bike stolen

Katie Park

November 9, 2009

Student loan office employee reports harassing phone callSomeone harassed an employee of Northwestern's Student Loan Office over the phone Monday afternoon, NU police said.The person called the Student Loan Office, 555 Clark St., to ask about a loan issue around 4:45 p.m., said University Police Depu...

CHAIRity’ auction turns throwaway items into art

Emilia Barrosse

November 9, 2009

This year, the Evanston Community Development Corporation has decided not to take a stand for charity. Rather, they are choosing to take a seat. In what they are calling their "CHAIRity Auction," the corporation will be auctioning off old chairs to anyone willing to donate to the corporation. From Nov....

Student reportedly sexually abused in Tech

Elise Foley

November 8, 2009

A female Northwestern student was sexually abused Monday at about 9 p.m. in Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road, according to a report on the Northwestern Web site.The student was reportedly approached by a man in a hallway on the second floor of the building. The man began to speak to her, the...