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Proposed beer pong ban sparks controversy among residents, students

Cups staged for a game of beer pong. Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) brought a potential ban on public drinking games to a Nov. 2 Human Services Committee meeting.
November 15, 2020

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) proposed a ban on public drinking games, which she said were “devastating” some Evanston neighborhoods, at a Nov. 2 Human Services Committee meeting. Fiske said the ban could...

Blotter: Retail theft, broken glass

November 15, 2020

A man stole a box of face cream from Walsh Natural Health on Thursday. An employee at the store, located at 2116 Central St., recognized the man for his history of theft at the store. When she walked...

Rep. Lauren Underwood declared winner in tight race in traditionally red district

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood. Underwood was declared the winner of her race against Republican Jim Oberweis.
November 12, 2020

After over a week of vote-counting and a declaration of victory from her opponent, U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Naperville) has won re-election to the House of Representatives. Underwood, the incumbent...

Evanston artist Sarita Kamat talks her artistic journey from India to the U.S.

Sarita Kamat Designs, 1627 Sherman Ave. Sarita Kamat is an Evanston-based artist originally from India who works in a variety of mediums including jewelry, acrylics, watercolor and more.
November 12, 2020

Sarita Kamat knew she wanted to be an artist from the time she was a young girl in India, entranced by the nature that surrounded her. “I loved to be outdoors and enjoy nature, so whenever we were...

Evanston Community Foundation CEO Monique Jones resigns

Monique Jones. The Evanston Community Foundation president and CEO announced her resignation Wednesday.
November 12, 2020

Evanston Community Foundation president and CEO Monique Jones announced her resignation on Wednesday. Jones, who has led the organization since 2015, will be stepping down, effective Dec. 11. She plans...

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