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City Council to review applications for city manager position, discuss community input in selection process

Interim City Manager Erika Storlie. Storlie has held her position for over a year while the city has continued its search for the next city manager.

Jacob Fulton, City Editor

September 22, 2020

City Council will review the list of applicants to fill the city manager position and select candidates to move on to the first round of interviews in a Thursday executive session closed to the public. On Friday, GovHR provided City Council with a comprehensive report of the applicants for the position....

Face masks 411: When to wear and where to buy in Evanston

After Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a state-wide mask mandate in May, Evanston business owners started selling masks in addition to their usual wares.

Zoe Malin, Reporter

September 22, 2020

Rachel Hershinow, owner of Stella Boutique, said there has been a “crazy rush to buy masks” in Evanston since the beginning of the pandemic. Amongst women’s clothing, jewelry and home decor, Hershinow now stocks her store with masks. She offers them in a variety of colors and patterns, and even...

Former Northwestern student charged with sexual assault in Minnesota

Jacob Fulton, City Editor

September 22, 2020

A former Northwestern student who was charged with three felony counts for sexual assault and battery in 2018 has incurred a charge of criminal sexual conduct in his home state of Minnesota. Nicholas Nelson, a former McCormick student, attended a party on the night of Feb. 3 into Feb. 4, 2018. A female...

Q&A: Communication senior Rishi Mahesh talks YouTube quasi-stardom and quarantine comedy

A head writer for the Northwestern comedy group Out Da Box and contributor to Sherman Ave, Rishi Mahesh sees his videos as an opportunity to combine vlogging with traditional stand-up comedy.

Olivia Demetriades, Reporter

September 22, 2020

Communication senior Rishi Mahesh has amassed a steady following on social media over the pandemic, recently surpassing 700 subscribers on his comedy YouTube channel RISHIPUFF and nearly hitting 10,000 Twitter followers. Mahesh uploaded videos to his channel every day during the summer, poking fun at ...

Attempted burglary at McManus Center on Evanston campus

The McManus Center, 1725 Orrington Ave. Northwestern reported an attempted burglary Monday night at the McManus Center.

Isabelle Sarraf, Campus Editor

September 22, 2020

A Northwestern student reported an attempted burglary to University Police Monday night on the Evanston campus. The student was walking down the hallway to their apartment in the McManus Center, 1725 Orrington Ave., when they noticed they were being followed by an unknown man, according to a news...