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In Focus: After the firing of Northwestern's cheerleading coach, questions remain about the handling of racial discrimination within the program

In Focus: After the firing of Northwestern’s cheerleading coach, questions remain about the handling of racial discrimination within the program

Alyssa Johnson, Reporter February 4, 2021

Editor’s Note: Alyssa Johnson was a member of the Northwestern cheerleading program during the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. She was contacted by the Office of Equity for their investigation on Pamela...

Lead On: “Sad, but all too predictable”

Lead On: “Sad, but all too predictable”

Kalen Luciano and Heena Srivastava December 25, 2020

On the third and final episode of Lead On: Trump’s EPA, 2020 water testing and a new city law. We look at the Lead and Copper Rule’s future and where Evanston is going from here.  KALEN LUCIANO:...

Lead On: Drinking from a lead straw

Lead On: Drinking from a lead straw

Kalen Luciano and Heena Srivastava December 24, 2020

KALEN LUCIANO: Last time on Lead On: DARRELL KING: We’re in full compliance with the Lead and Copper Rule. TOM NELTNER: So who you're going to miss are typically working families. You might miss...

In Focus: Loopholes in federal lead law left 5th Ward in the dark about what is in its water

In Focus: Loopholes in federal lead law left 5th Ward in the dark about what is in its water

Kalen Luciano and Heena Srivastava December 22, 2020

Second Ward resident Regina Sant’Anna has helped her elderly neighbor carry hundreds of boxes of bottled water from her car to her home. Living on the border of the historically Black 5th Ward, Sant’Anna...

Lead On: A federal rule full of holes

Lead On: A federal rule full of holes

Kalen Luciano and Heena Srivastava December 22, 2020

For about three decades, Evanston has collected nearly 440 water samples for lead testing. 60% came from the historically White and wealthy 6th and 7th wards. Only 1.8% came from the historically Black...

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