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Thousands run in memory of late Northwestern coach Ricky Byrdsong

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 17, 2013

A record number of Evanston runners marked Father's Day this year with the Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate, honoring the late Northwestern men's basketball coach who was killed during a hate crime spree in 1999. Nearly 5,000 people representing about 15 states participated Sunday morning...

Video: Hewn Bakery opens on Dempster Street

Video: Hewn Bakery opens on Dempster Street

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

June 16, 2013

Ellen King decided to start Hewn Bakery with her friend Julie Matthei to turn her home baking style — known for its careful attention to shaping dough — into a business. The artisan bread shop, which opened last week at 810 Dempster St., lives up to its rustic name with corrugate metal panels...

Chicago, Evanston police line up for joint roll call near cities’ border

Chicago, Evanston police line up for joint roll call near cities’ border

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 16, 2013

Chicago and Evanston police assembled Friday evening near the border between the two cities to show their strength in numbers as summer begins. More than two dozen officers lined up for the joint roll call at about 6 p.m. in the parking lot of Popeye's Chicken, 1959 W. Howard St. The outdoor gathering...

Photo gallery: Dajae Coleman Foundation kick-off event

Photo gallery: Dajae Coleman Foundation kick-off event

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

June 15, 2013

Members of the Dajae Coleman Foundation met for the first time Saturday and prepared to launch youth-oriented initiatives in memory of the Evanston teen who was killed last fall. Friends and family of the 14-year-old Dajae, affectionately known as “Dae Dae,” gathered at the Mason Park field house...

Class of 2013 marks first 4 years of March Thru the Arch

Class of 2013 marks first 4 years of March Thru the Arch

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

June 14, 2013

Northwestern seniors completed a new tradition as old as their time on campus this evening, marching through The Arch on the last day of their undergraduate education. Just after 5:30 p.m., a couple hundred members of the class of 2013 walked from Deering Meadow to the school landmark they first entered...