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EPD’s dashboard program aims for transparency, falls short in demographic representation

EPD’s dashboard program aims for transparency, falls short in demographic representation

Cassidy Wang, Reporter

May 31, 2019


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

In an effort to increase police transparency, the Evanston Police Department recently launched a police dashboard program that displays data on police activity and categorizes incidents by race. However, demographic categorizations of people marked as “Hispanic” coming into contact with police are...

Illinois bill seeks to expand financial aid to undocumented and transgender students

Illinois bill seeks to expand financial aid to undocumented and transgender students

Austin Benavides and Daisy Conant

May 31, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

A bill passed the Illinois House and Senate that would offer financial aid to undocumented students and transgender students not enrolled in the selective service. House Bill 2691, known as the Retaining Illinois Students and Equity Act, would also lessen restrictions on Monetary Award Program grant...

Students express outrage over expensive Senior Week, make alternative plans

Students express outrage over expensive Senior Week, make alternative plans

Cameron Cook, Web Editor

May 31, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Some students who can’t afford to pay to participate in Northwestern’s Senior Week are finding alternatives to the activities, saying the University excludes low-income students from partaking in them. Senior Week is a collection of both free and ticketed events that occur between finals and commencement....

SOLR alleges Compass employee mistreated and abused dining hall workers, calls for his removal

SOLR alleges Compass employee mistreated and abused dining hall workers, calls for his removal

Cameron Cook, Web Editor

May 31, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Students Organizing for Labor Rights, a group working toward improving conditions for service workers on campus, alleged Wednesday that a Northwestern employee has been mistreating and abusing dining hall workers and called for an email campaign to have him fired from the University. Luis Garcia,...

Thuillier: Women are being put at risk by religion-based laws

Thuillier: Women are being put at risk by religion-based laws

Marcus Thuillier, Columnist

May 31, 2019


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

It took me a little bit of time to decide whether or not I should write about this. I’m not a woman or a medical professional — and shouldn’t that disqualify me from ever approaching this issue? But neither of those things stopped 25 white men from deciding for all the women in Alabama. The...