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Evanston residents join protestors at Dan Ryan shutdown, call for gun reform

Evanston residents join protestors at Dan Ryan shutdown, call for gun reform

Kristina Karisch, Summer Web Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Evanston residents joined protesters from across Chicago in blocking the Dan Ryan Expressway Saturday to call attention to gun violence, crime and other issues affecting neighborhoods in the city. Thousands of people gathered on the highway for a shutdown of the northbound lanes, led by Rev. Michael...

City Council approves removal of arrest records from city website after 14-day period

City Council approves removal of arrest records from city website after 14-day period

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

City Council unanimously passed a resolution to remove arrest records from the city’s website after a 14-day rolling period at Monday’s meeting. The resolution was moved by Ald. Eleanor Revelle (7th) and seconded by Ald. Cicely Fleming (9th). According to city documents, arrest records will be...

Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington announces retirement

Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington announces retirement

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 9, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington announced his retirement from EPD at a Monday press conference. Eddington, who has served as police chief since 2007, said he will officially retire at the end of December. During his announcement, Eddington — who has served over 44 years of police service...

Captured: Fourth annual Taste of Evanston

Captured: Fourth annual Taste of Evanston

July 8, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, City, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Top City Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. More than 500 community members gathered at the historic Charles Gates Dawes House Sunday for Tast...

Northwestern says it won’t make changes to admissions after Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance

Northwestern says it won’t make changes to admissions after Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance

Alan Perez, Summer Copy Editor

July 8, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern will not change its admission practices after the Trump administration revoked Obama-era guidelines that encouraged the use of race in college admissions. The announcement is reassuring for affirmative action proponents, but it remains unclear how admission officials use race when making...

Northwestern Medicine helps release nutrition app in the U.S.

Northwestern Medicine helps release nutrition app in the U.S.

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

July 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

When Feinberg Prof. and Northwestern Medicine cardiologist Mark Huffman goes to the grocery store, he now buys a new, healthier brand of bread than he used to - a brand he’d never heard of until the app FoodSwitch. Officially launched in the US through Apple and Google Play on June 28 with the help...

Friends remember Angel Wilson as generous friend, talented student

Friends remember Angel Wilson as generous friend, talented student

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

At the first Northwestern Football home game of the season and almost every game after, Angel Wilson was in the stands supporting the ’Cats. “I remember so many times cheering with her, standing in the stands, laughing and sometimes we would stay all the way until the end,” close friend and...

Blotter: Evanston woman charged with obstructing traffic

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 5, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 50-year-old Evanston resident was charged with obstructing traffic and disobeying police in public Wednesday afternoon after being arrested at the Evanston Fourth of July parade. The woman was arrested near Central Street and McDaniel Avenue after declining to move out of the way of the parade,...

Captured: 97th annual Fourth of July parade

Captured: 97th annual Fourth of July parade

July 5, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, City, Latest Stories, Local, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. Community members flocked to Central Street Wednesday afternoon for Evanston’s 97th annual Fourt...

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

July 5, 2018


Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men's Golf On June 14, the top golfers in the world teed off at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York for the 2018 U.S. Open. Among the exclusive group: Northwestern senior Ryan Lumsden. “It was an incredible experience, really, really interesting to see how my game stacks up ...

Town hall covers immigration policies, solutions with Illinois representatives

Town hall covers immigration policies, solutions with Illinois representatives

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, Top Stories

About 200 Evanston residents gathered at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center Monday night for a town hall on immigration hosted by the Democratic Party of Evanston. Speakers included U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), candidate for Illinois Attorney General and State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago)...

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Billy Beane. Theo Epstein. Dave Dombrowski. They’re the names that come to mind when you think of Major League Baseball general managers, architects of teams that have competed for World Series championships year in and year out. They also all happen to be men. Katie Krall (Weinberg ’18) hopes...