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Kafein reopens after renovations, founder’s death

Kafein reopens after renovations, founder’s death

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

June 24, 2013

After closing for renovations in early spring, one of Evanston's vintage cafes reopened earlier this month. Kafein, 1621 Chicago Ave., gained a following among Northwestern students for its late hours, open-mic night and broad menu. The coffee shop reopened June 14, months after it abruptly shut its...

Evanston, Northwestern tackle off-campus lighting after report shows problem areas

Evanston, Northwestern tackle off-campus lighting after report shows problem areas

Sophia Bollag, Summer Reporter

June 24, 2013

‪Evanston and Northwestern are teaming up to address poor lighting just west of South Campus after an Associated Student Government-sponsored light walk. ‬ University and ASG officials released a report last week identifying 19 locations where lighting could be improved based on their observations...

Goodman: Northwestern should keep students safe all year long

Goodman: Northwestern should keep students safe all year long

Meredith Goodman, Summer Columnist

June 23, 2013

Before I arrived in Evanston for the summer, I scouted the city's crime alert website for any advisories near my apartment. I warned my friends that I would have to be back in my apartment before dark. Even tonight, I paid attention to a local news story about a woman who was assaulted at an El stop. Maybe...

Tree Summit held as Evanston fights emerald ash borer

Amanda Gilbert, Summer Reporter

June 23, 2013

The Evanston Parks/Forestry Division and the city's chapter of TreeKeepers co-sponsored a conference Saturday to educate residents about the tree population. The so-called "Tree Summit" at the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., included two panels of speakers, with representatives ranging from...