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In Focus: As student mental health concerns rise, parents and social workers worry District 65 services aren’t equitable

In Focus: As student mental health concerns rise, parents and social workers worry District 65 services aren’t equitable

Marissa Martinez, Print Managing Editor

May 31, 2019

Una versión en español viene pronto. Margaret Rothe has met with children from almost every elementary and middle school in Evanston during her 25 years as a social worker in Evanston/Skokie School District 65. By now, she’s working with the second or third generation of the same families, who are ...

In Focus: Parents of students with disabilities say Evanston schools are failing to support their children

In Focus: Parents of students with disabilities say Evanston schools are failing to support their children

Julia Esparza and Kristina Karisch

May 30, 2019

In January, Tandria Collins got a call from her daughter, an eighth-grader at Haven Middle School. She was hiding in a school bathroom after girls approached her wanting to fight. Her daughter Chayce had her hood pulled over her hair so “no one would try to pull it if they fought” as she cried to...

In Focus: How the NCAA’s institutional barriers shut out black coaches

In Focus:  How the NCAA’s institutional barriers shut out black coaches

Andrew Golden, Web Editor

May 28, 2019

Editor’s note: When this article refers to Division I schools and their statistics, HBCUs are excluded from the numbers. When former Northwestern assistant coach Pat Baldwin started playing basketball at six years old, his future career plans were different than most. While many kids dream of...

In Focus: Years after surgery, new documents renew patients’ malpractice claims against Northwestern Memorial doctor

In Focus: Years after surgery, new documents renew patients’ malpractice claims against Northwestern Memorial doctor

Amy Li, Web Editor

May 23, 2019

Thirteen years ago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital's renowned cardiac surgeon Patrick M. McCarthy began operating on his patients’ hearts using a new invention. McCarthy designed the Myxo-ETlogix 5100 annuloplasty ring, devised to treat the most common form of heart disease, called “myxomatous...

In Focus: How the Harley Clarke Mansion became Evanston’s most hotly contested issue

In Focus: How the Harley Clarke Mansion became Evanston’s most hotly contested issue

Samantha Handler, Reporter

May 20, 2019

Former 3rd Ward alderman Emily Guthrie could not believe what she saw on Election Day last November. Unlike many in the country, she wasn’t focused on the results of congressional races, but rather the outcome of an advisory referendum on whether Evanston residents wanted to preserve the Harley Clarke...