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Police: Evanston teen caught inside security guard’s car

Police: Evanston teen caught inside security guard’s car

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

June 28, 2013

An Evanston teen was arrested Thursday after a security guard found him inside his car, police said. The guard, a Des Plaines resident, was working an overnight shift in the 1200 block of Sheridan Road when he spotted Angelo Dennison, 18, according to police. Dennison, of the 1800 block of Emerson Street, was holding the guard's cell phone, and the glove box was open. The guard...

Updated: Missing Chicago man who ‘frequented’ Evanston found

Updated: Missing Chicago man who ‘frequented’ Evanston found

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 27, 2013

Update, 11 a.m. Thursday: Harding has been located, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said this morning. Original story: Police are looking for a Chicago man who they believe regularly visited Evanston. Michael Harding, 32, was last seen Friday at Starbucks, 38 E. Ontario St., according to a community ale...

Caracotsios: Two kinds of fairness at play in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Caracotsios: Two kinds of fairness at play in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Julian Caracotsios, Summer Columnist

June 26, 2013

To many, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin sounds absurd. A relatively well-to-do white woman sued the state school for being denied admission in an immature fit of righteous indignation. Comments abound about her unspectacular (good, just not spectacular) grades and, you know, the fact that she’s...

Walfish: Big Ten ‘taking it too far’ with new process for bowl selection

Walfish: Big Ten ‘taking it too far’ with new process for bowl selection

Josh Walfish, Summer Reporter

June 26, 2013

The Big Ten is going down a slippery slope with its new tiered bowl-assignment scheme. In announcing agreements with the Holiday Bowl and Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on Monday, the conference said its representative in each game would be decided after “discussion between bowl and conference officials...

Botched Blackboard upgrade leads to inadvertent emails

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

June 25, 2013

Students' inboxes were filled Monday with email notifications from Blackboard after a routine update to the course management system was bungled. The unexpected messages told students about updated content in classes they took in past quarters, causing some confusion. Northwestern University Information...