The Daily Northwestern

Small fire breaks out during babysitting job

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

April 8, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

A small fire broke out in the basement of a west Evanston home this afternoon, the city's fire department said. A nanny was watching a 7-year-old and doing laundry when the fire started in the basement of a single-family home in the 1700 block of Dempster Street, Division Chief Dwight Hohl said. The...

Northwestern Students for Life sees increased attendance

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

April 8, 2013


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern Students for Life, a self-proclaimed "pro-life service group," has seen an increase in membership in the past year as abortion rights play a growing role in national politics. “We’ve grown not because of some special formula, but because the group has a mission and a way of working...

Evanston man rescued from burning apartment

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

April 8, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

The Evanston fire department was dispatched Sunday evening to a fire on Noyes Street, where they rescued a 56-year-old resident from the second floor of the apartment building between Orrington Avenue and Sherman Avenue. The man, who suffered first and second degree burns and smoke inhalation, was...

Wait times at Evanston emergency rooms high, new federal database says

Wait times at Evanston emergency rooms high, new federal database says

Oliver Ortega, Reporter

April 7, 2013


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Though the idea of waiting an hour in the emergency room before seeing a health care professional might seem unsettling, there’s a good chance it could happen if you’re an Evanston resident, a new database shows. The federal government recently released an online database with ER wait times and...

Father John Kartje to leave Sheil Catholic Center in June

Father John Kartje to leave Sheil Catholic Center in June

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

April 7, 2013


Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Students and faculty involved with Northwestern’s Sheil Catholic Center will bid farewell to director Father John Kartje this June. Kartje will be leaving to teach at a seminary in Mundelein, Ill. He has spent the past four years at NU providing mass, counseling and other religious services to Catholic...