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Trump commutes former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence

Trump commutes former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence

Andrew Myers, Reporter

February 18, 2020

President Donald Trump granted clemency to several high-profile individuals on Tuesday, including former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was arrested 12 years ago and sentenced to 14 years in prison. Blagojevich served as governor of Illinois from 2003 until 2009, when the Illinois...

Artist Ernest M. Whiteman III talks about Native American art, contemporary identity

Artist Ernest M. Whiteman III talks about Native American art, contemporary identity

Matt Marth, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Artist, filmmaker and educator Ernest M. Whiteman III discussed his work and his relationship to his Native American identity in a talk at the Evanston Public Library on Tuesday. Several of Whiteman’s works, including drawings and digital art, are on display at the Evanston library in his show entitled...

Illinois for Warren mobilizes support at office opening

Illinois for Warren mobilizes support at office opening

Maia Spoto, Assistant City Editor

February 18, 2020

To rally grassroots support for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) presidential primary run, Illinois for Warren opened its Evanston Office, 1642 Maple Ave., on Tuesday with endorsements from U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) and former state Sen. Daniel Biss. According to a Quinnipiac...

Sugar, spice and Midwestern nice: Evanston voters consider Midwestern values in potential candidates

Sugar, spice and Midwestern nice: Evanston voters consider Midwestern values in potential candidates

Isabelle Sarraf, Assistant Campus Editor

February 18, 2020

With the Illinois Democratic primary one month away, many Evanston voters are still deciding who to vote for in the 2020 presidential race. There are still many primary elections to come — including the Super Tuesday states of California and Texas — before Illinois residents cast their votes....

Blotter: Woman arrested for disorderly conduct, liquor stolen from Sam’s Club, wallet taken at retirement community

Molly Burke, Reporter

February 18, 2020

A 29-year-old Evanston woman was arrested on Monday around 9:30 p.m. for disorderly conduct. On Saturday around 10:15 a.m. on Michigan Avenue, the 29-year-old woman reportedly placed a derogatory sign on another woman’s parking spot, Evanston police Cmdr. Brian Henry said. After the sign was reported,...