The Daily Northwestern

Organizers strategize for Green New Deal at YDSA conference

Organizers strategize for Green New Deal at YDSA conference

Emma Edmund, City Editor

February 16, 2020

CHICAGO — Organizers from across the country came together to strategize and discuss advocating for and implementing a Green New Deal during the Young Democratic Socialists of America 2020 Winter Conference. The conference, which spanned the entire weekend, drew students from around the country...

Urban coyotes? In Evanston, not so far-fetched

Urban coyotes? In Evanston, not so far-fetched

Eva Herscowitz, Reporter

February 16, 2020

Move over Wildcats — there’s another predator populating Evanston’s streets. Urban coyotes, the medium-sized member of the canine family, are making their presence known in Cook County. Residents are consistently reporting urban coyote sightings, and calls to animal control have increased following...

Local fashion boutiques struggle in the era of online shopping

Local fashion boutiques struggle in the era of online shopping

Zoe Malin, Reporter

February 16, 2020

Kellie Poulos, owner of Coucou & Olive, is a veteran proprietor in Downtown Evanston. She opened her first clothing and gift boutique, Asinamali, in the early ‘90s. It was before Amazon was founded, the World Wide Web was only a few years old and Poulos said the city was home to a plethora of mom-and-pop...

Blotter: Man arrested for noise citation, man flees Jewel Osco

Molly Burke, Reporter

February 16, 2020

A 31-year-old Evanston man was arrested Friday for a noise ordinance violation around 5 a.m.. The police reported to the scene after a report was made that someone was yelling outside in the 1600 block of Darrow Avenue, Evanston Police Communications Coordinator Perry Polinski said. Police originally...

Evanston Voter Initiative loses suit against city and objectors

Evanston Voter Initiative loses suit against city and objectors

Emma Yarger, Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Evanston Voter Initiative lost its suit Thursday against its objectors and Evanston in the Circuit Court of Cook County in what the judge called a “first-impression case.” Judge Maureen Kirby affirmed the decision made Jan. 15 by Evanston’s Municipal Officers Electoral Board, which said...