The Daily Northwestern

Evanston, NU look to future

Nicole Hong

October 8, 2009

It began with a batch of cookies.In late August, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl decided to welcome University President Morton O. Schapiro and his family by giving them cookies she baked with her grandchildren. She planned to drop them off at Schapiro's house, but he insisted on meeting with Tisdahl p...

Police Blotter

Grace Johnson

October 8, 2009

WildCARD machine damaged in BobbA Community Service Officer reported an incident of property damage Wednesday evening, police said.The female CSO, who was working in Bobb Hall, 2305 Sheridan Road, noticed a damaged cash-to-card machine in the front lobby, said University Police Deputy Chief Dan McAleer.T...

Nonprofit combines art, therapy

Amie Ninh

October 8, 2009

Anyone can do art, or at least that's the philosophy the Open Studio Project and its founder Dayna Block adhere to. Block and two other Chicago-area art therapists first opened the studio, now located at 903 Sherman Ave., in 1991 in Chicago with goals to make art and be of service to the community. The nonpr...

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...