The Daily Northwestern

Four file to run for 9th district seat

Chris Kirk

November 5, 2009

Four candidates have filed to challenge Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) in the general election for her seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.Illinois's 9th Congressional District encompasses all of Evanston and some nearby municipalities. Schakowsky, who has held her seat since 1998, faces no opposition fr...

School of Law celebrates 150th anniversary

Lizzie Rivard

November 5, 2009

From faculty who have taught for 10 years to law students still in their second year, the School of Law community has good reason to celebrate the school's 150th anniversary. In honor of the School of Law's birthday, the NU law community reflected on the institution's changes and growth, including th...

Ordinance marks progress for city

Emilia Barrosse

November 5, 2009

After more than three years of debate, the City Council finally passed the Green Building Ordinance last week, classifying Evanston as one of the few communities in the nation to adopt such progressive legislation, according to a city press release from Oct. 27.The ordinance, which passed with amendment...

Update: Bicycle accident near the Rock sends one to hospital

Grace Johnson

November 4, 2009

NU faculty member taken to hospital after bicycle accidentA female Northwestern student and a female NU faculty member collided on their bicycles near the Rock Wednesday evening, police said.The student was unharmed and refused treatment, while the faculty member reported feeling pain in her head and left...

Bill’s Blues faces last call without fundraising

Ali Elkin

November 4, 2009

The stage was dark and silent at Bill's Blues on Wednesday, the live music absent.Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., was closed Tuesday and Wednesday after the city suspended the bar's liquor license in compliance with the state of Illinois.Bill Gilmore, who owns the bar, said he owes the state sales taxe...