The Daily Northwestern

AH! initiative to target NU, locals alike

Erin Kim

October 8, 2009

The city of Evanston and the state of Illinois are working together to bring AH! moments to city residents and students throughout the month of October.Evanston's Arts and Humanities Month, part of both a statewide initiative titled "AH!" and a national campaign to encourage cultural activities and educa...

Chicago artists connect creativity, technology

Katie Park

October 8, 2009

From paper-making demonstrations at a community garden to paintings based on viral videos, Chicago is crowded with public art projects this month.Chicago Artists Month, hosted by Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs, will highlight the city's visual art community with a series of programs throughou...

Albright advises “balance” for Obama’s foreign policy efforts

Nathalie Tadena

October 7, 2009

In meeting with foreign leaders, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright utilized a unique negotiating tool - her jewelry."As a tool of foreign policy, a pin is not in the same league as a landmark peace agreement or a major commitment to foreign aid, but I do believe the right symbol at the ri...

Evanston roller rink plans develop

Sara Grossbarth

October 7, 2009

It's a Friday afternoon, and school's out for the weekend. Where will Evanston's youth be tonight? If Timothy Barfield is able to "turn a dream into a reality," they'll be skating around a brand new roller rink.Barfield, a transportation coordinator at New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Ill...

Police Blotter

Katie Park

October 7, 2009

Student harassed through text messagesA Northwestern student was harassed by an unknown man over text messages last week, police said.The girl received a text message from an unfamiliar number containing an image of a penis last Thursday night, University Police Deputy Chief Dan McAleer said. She delet...