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Willard school ranks 7th in state

Chris Kirk

November 8, 2009

The principal of a local elementary school recently ranked as one of the state's highest achieving says administrators, teachers and parents account for its success."All those factors put together make us a strong district," said Principal Shelley Carey of Willard Elementary School, 2700 Hurd Ave.The C...

Evanston Civic Center to be renamed after former mayor Morton

Ben Geier

November 7, 2009

A short ceremony preceding Monday's Evanston City Council meeting will formally rededicate the Evanston Civic Center as the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave.The old council voted to rename the Civic Center at their final meeting in May. The vote was unanimous and part of a night of accola...

Northwestern News Network wins award for 2008 election piece

Lauren Kelleher

November 7, 2009

Northwestern News Network was recognized by the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences Chicago/Midwest chapter on Wednesday night for a piece produced last year.This was the first year the Association included a collegiate category in its Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards. Submissions were du...

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...