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LYFE Kitchen closes, to be replaced by new restaurant in November

LYFE Kitchen closes, to be replaced by new restaurant in November

Kristina Karisch, Reporter
August 17, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston residents looking for a restaurant to satisfy their vegan, vegetarian and meat-loving friends all in one place will have to look further than Orrington Avenue this fall. LYFE Kitchen, formerly located at 1603 Orrington, closed its doors this week after a four-year stint in Evanston. The California-based...

Communication sophomore features musical at New York Musical Festival

Communication sophomore features musical at New York Musical Festival

Madeleine Fernando, Reporter
August 17, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

A&E Communication sophomore Rachel Covey said she always knew her place was in the theater. It took until her sophomore year of high school, however, for her to discover her passion as a composer. Now, more four years later, Covey’s first original musical, "Painting Faye Salvez," was a part of the ...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection domestic battery

Sophie Mann, Reporter
August 17, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident was arrested Monday in connection with domestic battery in south Evanston. Officers were dispatched to the man's home in the 600 block of Sherman Avenue for a domestic dispute, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. His girlfriend stated that they were arguing and then began...

Women’s Soccer preview: Northwestern looks for second-straight conference title

Women’s Soccer preview: Northwestern looks for second-straight conference title

Cole Paxton, Web Editor
August 17, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer A year after making history by earning a share of the conference title, Northwestern has a prime opportunity to again ascend to the Big Ten mantle. The Wildcats return many of the standouts that brought them their first conference crown, including senior defender Kassidy Go...

Football Notebook: Thomas takes advantage of opportunity, but remains understated

Football Notebook: Thomas takes advantage of opportunity, but remains understated

Cole Paxton, Web Editor
August 17, 2017
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football KENOSHA, Wis. — A week ago, near the outset of fall camp, coach Pat Fitzgerald said Jared Thomas was given an opportunity. Thomas, it seems, has made good use of that opportunity. The sophomore offensive lineman continued to run exclusively with the first team at left tackle here on Wedne...

Schapiro condemns alt-right after Charlottesville protests

Schapiro condemns alt-right after Charlottesville protests

Ryan Wangman, Summer Managing Editor
August 16, 2017
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

University President Morton Schapiro condemned the violence and hatred perpetuated by alt-right nationalist groups in the wake of the events in Charlottesville in an email sent to the Northwestern community Tuesdaynight. Schapiro said what happened in Charlottesville was “no mystery”, and that the alt-right groups fought for their version of America, one that doesn’t include many underrepresented groups. He said the fact it all happened on a university campus, and that President Trump ascribed evil to “both sides...

Family, friends gather for funeral of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, who was found dead in former Northwestern professor’s apartment

Family, friends gather for funeral of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, who was found dead in former Northwestern professor’s apartment

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
August 15, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, the 26-year-old hairstylist found dead in former Northwestern professor Wyndham Lathem’s apartment on July 27, was buried in funeral services near his family’s Michigan home on Saturday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Only family and friends were allowed to attend t...

Local officials respond to Charlottesville “nightmare”

Local officials respond to Charlottesville “nightmare”

Alan Perez, Reporter
August 15, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

Local elected officials responded early this week to turmoil at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend, which became violent and resulted in the death of a counter-protestor. In a letter to Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer, Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty said he...

Robert Crown Center fundraising reaches $8.8 million

Robert Crown Center fundraising reaches $8.8 million

Molly Glick, Reporter
August 15, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

The Robert Crown Community Center construction project has reached $8.8 million in funds and is expected to surpass $10 million, according to an update given by city officials at City Council on Monday. It is the largest fundraising effort run by the city since Evanston Public Library’s campaign...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with aggravated domestic battery

Sophie Mann, Reporter
August 14, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested in connection with aggravated domestic battery in west Evanston on Tuesday. Officers arrived to the 1400 block of Pitner Avenue after a woman reported her husband had taken her phone during a verbal dispute, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. When the woman walked...

Man killed in Chicago Avenue shooting, suspect still at large

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
August 14, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Top City Stories

A Chicago man was shot and killed at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Howard Street in Evanston at about 2:45 a.m. Monday morning, according to a Evanston Police Department news release. The suspect in the homicide, described as a young, black male about six feet in height and of a medium build,...

Mulukutla joins student body presidents in denouncing Charlottesville violence

Mulukutla joins student body presidents in denouncing Charlottesville violence

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
August 13, 2017
Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Associated Student Government President Nehaarika Mulukutla signed a document in solidarity with 51 other student body representatives from various universities denouncing Saturday's racially-motivated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The document, which was distributed on Facebook, stated that...