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Evanston tries to sink water, pipe difficulties

Chris Kirk

November 12, 2009

Evanston officials are trying to claim as much federal money as they can to replace leaky pipes beneath the city, authorities said."We're getting water out of Lake Michigan, making it drinkable, sending it through these pipes and leaking it all over everywhere, which is environmentally rather unsound,"...

Blotter: Cable man robbed of wallet on Jackson Ave.; Two suspects punch male Evanston resident

Grace Johnson

November 12, 2009

Cable man robbed of wallet on Jackson Ave.A juvenile suspect and accomplices robbed a cable company employee at gunpoint Wednesday, police said.The victim was in the alley of the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue when he was approached by the suspect, who carried a handgun, said Evanston Police Cmdr. Tom Gu...

Neighbors file zoning petition against Great Room

Ali Elkin

November 11, 2009

Evanston residents have filed a petition with the city against Northwestern's newest dining option and student hangout.The Great Room, 610 Haven St., is attached to one of the student residences the University acquired from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary earlier this year. The building is in an ...

Swine flu vaccine to be available at Norris, Patten

Emilia Barrosse

November 11, 2009

After three months, swine flu is still a major source of illness for students at Northwestern. Taking a step to battle the illness, NU Health Services will host free vaccination clinics at Norris University Center and Patten Gym from Nov. 17 to 19 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m."It's going to be a walk-in,...

Light Walk’ draws attention to safety

Nisha Chandran

November 10, 2009

Walking on Sheridan Road on Tuesday night, Evanston officials and Northwestern students stopped to note a burned-out street lamp, a feature making an already dark street feel even less safe.This "Off Campus Light Walk" was held to address one of NU's most recent and pressing problems: student safety. A...