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Aldermen refer small-lot discussion to Planning and Development Committee

Aldermen refer small-lot discussion to Planning and Development Committee

Syd Stone, City Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

City Council members referred a potential special use process that would support affordable housing and ensure equitable access to community benefits to the Planning and Development committee after a Monday meeting.. Aldermen made the motion after considering creating a special use process that would...

Council approves partnership with ETHS housing education program

Council approves partnership with ETHS housing education program

Samantha Handler, Assistant City Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Aldermen approved Monday an agreement with Evanston Township High School to formalize a partnership between the city and a housing education program. The program — Geometry in Construction — is one of the most popular classes at ETHS, according to city documents, with 99 students registered this...

CTEC reform efforts address bias, usefulness

CTEC reform efforts address bias, usefulness

Alan Perez, Assistant Campus Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A group of students, faculty and administrators are calling on Northwestern to conduct a review of its course evaluations, the first step toward what they hope will be a revamp of the system. Students and professors have long expressed concerns about the evaluations. Recently, student and faculty...

Student brings non-credit ASL classes to campus

Student brings non-credit ASL classes to campus

Catherine Kim, Web Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

When Ruthie Charendoff attended a conference on inclusion last fall and saw everyone speaking in American Sign Language, she said she realized for the first time how large the deaf population is in the United States. The experience inspired her to bring the language to Northwestern to build inclusion. “Having...

Women’s Center director discusses first-generation, working-class identity at SES event

Women’s Center director discusses first-generation, working-class identity at SES event

Ally Mauch, Assistant Web Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Stories

In the keynote event for Student Enrichment Services and Northwestern Quest Scholars’ Money Matters Week, Women’s Center director Sekile Nzinga-Johnson spoke to a crowd of about 50 students and community members Tuesday. The event, held at the Segal Visitors Center, was also a part of the SES...