The Daily Northwestern

City: Swine flu shots on the way

Adam Sege

October 13, 2009


Filed under City

Evanston still awaits word on the arrival of H1N1 vaccines, said Evonda Thomas, the city's director of health and human services."We're just in a holding pattern right now," Thomas said. "We are still waiting to hear from the state."Although no specific dates have been provided to the city, the Health...

Hundo to close in March

Nathalie Tadena

October 13, 2009


Filed under City

The 1800 Club, 1800 Sherman Ave., will close in March 2010. The bar, popularly known as "Hundo," will end its lease in the Northwestern-owned building next year, said Dale Wright, the bar's general manager.NU purchased the building, located only blocks away from campus, in 2005 and will gain complete ...

ETHS board discusses minority conference, extracurricular representation

Amie Ninh

October 12, 2009


Filed under City, Local

Issues of improving student involvement and achievement prompted discussions among board members, students and faculty at Evanston Township High School's board meeting Tuesday.Reports about extracurricular activities at ETHS and from a student conference for minorities held earlier this year both high...

Wildcat Express extends hours, menu options for delivery

Olivia Wainhouse

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived), Local

Students craving Burger King, Jamba Juice and Panera simultaneously can once again use the student-run company, Wildcat Express Delivery.Wildcat Express Delivery, the only student-run company at Northwestern that delivers food from restaurants in Evanston to students, has returned for its second year.The ...

Two men rob student on bicycle, NU notifies campus by e-mail

October 11, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

A Northwestern student was robbed while riding his bike on Noyes Street early Monday morning, police said.The student was riding his bicycle near Sherman Avenue and Noyes Street around 2:15 a.m., when he saw a black sedan driving toward him with the headlights off, Evanston Police Cmdr. Tom Guenther ...

Blotter: stolen rum, marijuana possession

October 11, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

Man steals three rum bottles from storeA man stole three bottles of alcohol from an Evanston grocery store Friday night, police said.A security guard at Food 4 Less, 2400 W. Main St., told police he saw a black man in his mid-20s try to steal four bottles of Bacardi liquor. The guard tried to stop th...

Blotter: spray-painting victim, student flees after drug bust

Grace Johnson

October 11, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

Local non-profit center victim of spray-paintingVandals have repeatedly spray-painted a local non-profit center, police said.They have vandalized the SHORE Lois Lloyd Center, 2525 Church St., over the past three weeks, said Evanston Police Cmdr. Tom Guenther.Red paint was used to write the letters &l...

Evanston’s reduction in crime might be misleading

Chris Kirk

October 11, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

Although Evanston authorities attribute this year's reduction in reported crime to new technology and tactics, the ebb and flow of criminal activity may be responsible for the plummet in reported crime.Compared to last year, about 17 percent fewer crimes have been reported through September, according...

Marathon runners brave cold weather for good cause

Ali Elkin

October 10, 2009


Filed under City

As the runners warmed to the morning's frigid weather, they began quickly shedding their outer layers - as Sunday's Chicago Marathon got underway, various articles of clothing could be seen sailing through the air.Before the race, McCormick sophomore Alvin Tan, of Singapore, said the stray clothing ...

Local cafe hosts benefit for nationwide prisoners literature fund

Amie Ninh

October 10, 2009


Filed under City

Straight from jail cells nationwide, the struggle of prisoners was brought to the forefront of the Evanston community Sunday.The Prisoners Revolutionary Literature Fund, a national nonprofit organization that fulfills requests from U.S. prisoners for revolutionary reading material, garnered support f...

AH! initiative to target NU, locals alike

Erin Kim

October 7, 2009


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City

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 7, 2009


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City

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...